Dog Friendly Things to Do Beamish Dog Friendly 3 Missy at Beamish Museum

As a region of dog lovers...

...there’s no reason to leave your furry friend at home when visiting NewcastleGateshead.

A ‘tail’ of two cities, there are unique dog walking opportunities to discover in both Newcastle and Gateshead. You’ll find riverside trails and beautiful beaches within easy reach, meaning that exercising your dog is a real ‘walk in the park’.

You’ll find many of NewcastleGateshead’s top attractions offering dog-friendly things to do, including modern attractions and historic sights. Take a step back in time with a dog-friendly thing to do with a difference by visiting Beamish Museum, just a short drive from NewcastleGateshead. 

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The world-famous open-air museum tells the story of north east England during 1820s, 1900s and 1940s, and welcomes dogs on a lead to their outdoor spaces.

Arbeia, a World Heritage Site and Roman fort situated in South Shields allows well behaved dogs to pay a visit to its fort site making for an interesting day out. Or why not take your pooch to the world’s oldest railway, Tanfield Railway, where dogs are permitted to travel on the historic trains as long as they aren’t sitting on train seats.

If you’d like your pet to make some new doggy friends, then Tyne Bank Brewery’s monthly dog social ‘Barley & Me’ could be a date for your diary. With stalls, free treats and toys for your furry friend, and an extensive range of award-winning ales for owners, it’s the ultimate pet-working event! Meanwhile, slightly further afield - dog-friendly hotel South Causey Inn also run doggy afternoon teas, monthly Dog Walks on every first Saturday of the month as well as other events suitable for all your family members!

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