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Dog Friendly Lincoln
Explore historic Lincoln with your dog

Places to visit, where to eat and drink, and places to stay

Dog on Steep Hill

Dog Friendly Lincoln
Explore historic Lincoln with your dog

Places to visit, where to eat and drink, and places to stay

Dog in Lincoln Castle

Dog Friendly Lincoln
Explore historic Lincoln with your dog

Places to visit, where to eat and drink, and places to stay

Dog at the White Hart Hotel

Don’t feel the need to leave your dog at home: you can explore Lincoln’s history, heritage and culture all with your four legged friend.

Find things to do, places to eat, drink and sleep in Lincoln without leaving your pooch behind with our guide below.

Plus, Lincoln boasts a wide variety of parks and open spaces, so you and your dog can stretch your legs within an easy walk from the City Centre.

For any supplies you might need, there are two pet shops close to central Lincoln: 2by2 Pet Supplies, Lincoln Central Market, Sincil Street, LN5 7ET, 07702 824976; Pets at Home, Tritton Retail Park, LN6 7AN, 01522 567536.

If your dog gets poorly when visiting, there are three vets close to central Lincoln: Newport Veterinary Hospital, 175 Newport, LN1 3DZ, 01522 800333; LincVet, 43 Friars Lane, LN2 5AL, 01522 534841; Vets4Pets @ Pets at Home, Tritton Retail Park, LN6 7AN, 01522 542781.

Help keep Lincoln and Lincolnshire clean and safe by picking up two pieces of plastic litter on your dog walk. See the Paws on Plastic Facebook group for more inspiration.

Download a printable PDF with lists of dog friendly places to stay, eat and drink, and visit (updated last 11/12/18).

If you see anything missing from this guide that should be included, please get in touch.

Walks and Days Out
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Villages & Countryside, 3-10 miles from Lincoln

Boultham Park

Boultham Park

Take a walk around Boultham Park's lake, play in the children's playground or enjoy the annual fair just south of Lincoln city centre.

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Villages & Countryside, 3-10 miles from Lincoln

Bransby Horses

Bransby Horses

A rescue centre which is home to more than 400 horses, ponies, and donkeys ready for you to meet.

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Villages & Countryside, 3-10 miles from Lincoln

Doddington Hall & Gardens

Doddington Hall & Gardens

A privately owned, fine late Elizabethan Mansion with stunning gardens, located just outside Lincoln, highlighting 400 years of unbroken family occupation and a delightful cafe, restaurant, farm shop, and more.

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Where to eat and drink
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City of Lincoln, Lincoln Suburbs

The Birdcage

The Birdcage

A quirky, friendly, welcoming pub not far from Broadgate and Lincoln College, serving home-cooked food, real ale, and ciders.

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City of Lincoln, High Street

The Cosy Club

The Cosy Club

Unique bar and restaurant serving food and drink all day and cocktails by night in the historic Corn Exchange in Lincoln's Cornhill Quarter.

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City of Lincoln, Cathedral Quarter

Adam & Eve Tavern

Adam & Eve Tavern

The Adam & Eve is reputedly the oldest Tavern in Lincoln dating back as far as 1701 and is a well known city landmark in the shadow of Lincoln Cathedral.

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City of Lincoln, Cathedral Quarter

3 Well Lane

3 Well Lane

Boutique self-catering cottage, with off-road parking, on Lincoln's famous Steep Hill.

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Lincoln Suburbs, Villages & Countryside

Country House Hotel Washingborough Hall

Country House Hotel Washingborough Hall

This welcoming, boutique hotel is a beautiful early Georgian House, set in three acres of mature garden and woodland in the heart of Washingborough village, just over 2 miles east from the historic city of Lincoln.

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Villages & Countryside, 3-10 miles from Lincoln

Doddington Hall Holiday Cottages

Doddington Hall Holiday Cottages

Stay at Doddington Hall in one of the estate's historic but beautifully renovated holiday cottages.

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City of Lincoln, Brayford Waterfront

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel

Overlooking Lincoln's Brayford Waterfront, the luxury DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel boasts fabulous views of the waterfront and Lincoln's historic Cathedral.

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Villages & Countryside, 21-30 miles from Lincoln

Elms Farm Cottages

Elms Farm Cottages

Relax and enjoy the Lincolnshire countryside from one of nine award-winning holiday cottages at Elms Farm.

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Villages & Countryside, 21-30 miles from Lincoln

Greetham Retreat Holidays

Greetham Retreat Holidays

Superb, luxury, 4-star, gold award self-catering accommodation in the tranquil Lincolnshire Wolds within easy travelling distance of Lincoln, the east coast and aviation heritage venues.

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Villages & Countryside, 11-20 miles from Lincoln

Grimblethorpe Hall Country Cottages

Grimblethorpe Hall Country Cottages

Charming holiday cottages on a working farm in the beautiful Lincolnshire Wolds east of Lincoln, ideal for walkers.

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City of Lincoln, Brayford Waterfront

Holiday Inn

Holiday Inn

Hotel on the Brayford Waterfront with marina views, restaurant, coffee shop, and bar, just a short walk from Lincoln city centre.

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City of Lincoln, Brayford Waterfront

Holiday Inn Express

Holiday Inn Express

Holiday Inn Express is a purpose-built hotel situated close to the University of Lincoln's Brayford campus and the vibrant Brayford Waterfront area.

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November 22, 2018

5 Lincolnshire Holiday Cottages to Stay In with Your Dog

5 Lincolnshire Holiday Cottages to Stay In with Your Dog

Lincoln and Lincolnshire is home to lots of dog-friendly places to stay, where your pet will be just as welcome as you and your family are and you can enjoy visiting the area at your own pace.

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November 16, 2018

New Dog Friendly Guide Launches in Lincoln

New Dog Friendly Guide Launches in Lincoln

Visit Lincoln is launching a new dog friendly online guide with the RSPCA, building on the good work already being done by Lincoln Castle’s ‘Dog-Friendly’ weekend.

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