Looking for dog friendly cottages on Anglesey?

October 5, 2018
Tim Coysh


Looking for dog friendly cottages on Anglesey? The picturesque island of Anglesey is ideal for a dog friendly holiday at any time of year. Whether you and your pooch like exploring the sandy beaches or discovering dense forests, there are plenty of dog friendly things to do on Anglesey. Check out our range of pet friendly self-catering accommodation at

Dog friendly walks, Anglesey & Snowdonia

Whether it’s a short amble or a long ramble that you and your dog prefer, walking in North Wales is the best way to get outdoors and enjoy nature. What better place to enjoy it than in the mountains or on the coastline of Wales.

The Anglesey Coastal Path covers much of the island’s coastline with plenty of places to start your doggie walk.

With guaranteed breathtaking scenery and diverse landscapes, Snowdonia is a great place to enjoy walking and has a network of walks for people and pups of all abilities. From the kinder Abergwynant Woods to the notorious 3000ft ascent up Snowdon Ranger Path – you won’t be hard pushed to find a great walk that suits you here!  More information:

Border Terrier Digging a hole on Newborough Beach in North Wales with a ball in his mouth

Dog friendly Beaches on Anglesey

Anglesey has many beaches that welcome dogs all year round. You’ll find a full list of Anglesey’s dog-friendly beaches by visiting Many of these beaches contain local cafes, which will offer your pet some doggy treats and give owners bags to clean up any mess.

TRAETH LIGWY close to the village of Moelfre, is one of the best beaches on the eastern side of Anglesey, a wide shady bay in a sheltered location, backed by farmland and scattered woodland. Anyone looking for peace and quiet will not be disappointed with the walk along the Coastal Path to the secluded cove of Traeth yr Ora and the broad tidal estuary of Traeth Dulas.

Dog Friendly Forest Walks on Anglesey

A visit to one of Anglesey’s forests could see you coming back with a few new sticks for your next game! Newborough Forest is probably the most well-known forest on the island and definitely worth the trip; with its tall pine trees and moss-covered mounds, the tranquil atmosphere here has a truly magical charm. The woodland is perfect for off-the-lead dog walking as there is plenty of land to explore as well as an abundance of wildlife to see.

With a great selection of routes and paths and stunning views, we’re sure you’ll love this one. There’s also a picnic area if all the excitement takes it out of you and your dog.

The Dingle (Nant Y Pandy) Nature Reserve, Anglesey has 25 acres of stunning woodland, river banks and gorges for our four legged friends to explore. For two legged visitors there are nature trails, sculptures and a poetry trail by a local poet. A large part of the nature reserve is made up of beautiful oak, ash and wild cherry trees, and the whole area is a haven for wildflowers like bluebells and daffodils, not to mention a healthy wild bird population and if you’re lucky – lots of red squirrels! Dogs welcome in all areas.

Dog Friendly Attractions on Anglesey

Don’t worry about leaving your pooch behind, as there are many dog-friendly attractions in Anglesey. One of the most popular being the stunning Beaumaris Castle. Dogs (on leads) are now allowed to enter the grounds and join you in exploring this remarkable 13th-century fortress.

Plas Newydd House and Gardens is owned by the National Trust and overlooks beautiful views of the Menai Strait. Any well-behaved dog is welcomed into the charming, historic mansion. Extended parkland and grounds perfect for dogs!

Dog Friendly Pubs on Anglesey

Anglesey is known for its friendly hospitality towards both visitors and their dogs. If you’re looking for somewhere to wet your whistle, enjoy a nice pub dinner and even a biscuit or two for the pooch, then here are a couple of the best pet-friendly pubs in Anglesey:
The White Eagle in Rhoscolyn is well-known for its friendly hospitality. The pub famously welcomes both owners and their dogs and even has a special doggy dining room where you can enjoy a bite to eat and the dog can enjoy a biscuit or two.

With a beautiful garden and wonderful views of Menai Bridge, the Anglesey Arms is the perfect place for a relaxing pint with your dog. This venue’s atmosphere is second to none and they even have a fantastic events calendar featuring live music and quiz nights.

Woman walking a black dog in the woods

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