We all have best friends with whom we like to go out for a drink or for hangout, a friend with whom we can enjoy the quality time spent together or a pleasant moment together that is marked in our memory. Sometimes, these good friends are animals, namely, our pet dogs.

There is nothing better than being able to take man’s best friend to man’s other best friend – the pub. Unfortunately, there are some places that aren’t too keen on letting us do that.

Thankfully, there are some great dog-friendly pubs all across the UK now. Wales is such a popular place for dog friendly holidays, it the perfect location to get away from city life and to revel in the countryside; it makes sense to take your pooch on a trip to the Land of Dragons.

Here are a few well-known dog friendly pubs in Wales where you can enjoy quality time with your beloved pet while on holiday.

The Bush Inn, Vale of Glamorgan

Another dog-friendly pub that is known for its part in popular Sherlock home series. In this dog friendly pub, the atmosphere is very pleasant where you and your pet mate can have a lot of fun along with quality cocktails. It is located in St Hilary, Vale of Glamorgan, CF71 7DP.

Cayo Arms, Pontcanna Cardiff

This pub allows the entrance of your beloved Dog pet as long as you keep them in the chain. The Pub is located in 36 Cathedral Road, Pontcanna, Cardiff CF11 9LL.

Horse and Jockey, Vale of Glamorgan

The pub is surrounded by fields and woods in an area of truly outstanding natural beauty. They welcome well-behaved dogs and allow them in the terrace area and if they want to play, there is use of the woodland nearby. The pub is located in Chapel Terrace, Twyn Yr Odyn, Vale of Glamorgan, CF5 6BG.

The Lansdowne, Canton, Cardiff

The ideal place to go for a snack for both you and your pet dog. It is a café that has a personalised service for people and dogs alike. The pub is located in Lansdowne Road, Canton, Cardiff CF5 1PU.

St Julian Inn, Newport

A well-known pub that gives a very warm welcome to the pet dogs. The pub has balconies which give a tremendous view of river Usk. Plus, there is a big Greenland area for the dogs to enjoy run free. The pub is famous for its cocktails and pleasant environment. You can find this dog-friendly pub at St Julian Inn, Caerleon Road, Newport NP18 1QA.

There are lots of options when it comes to dog-friendly pubs in Wales, the country is actually one of the most pooch-positive places in the UK. Any of the above options will give a great environment for some quality time with the dog.

iKnow-UK has some great dog and pet friendly accommodation in Wales, mainly cottages and hotels but they’re always fantastic.