A staggering 67% of us took our dog on holiday last year and if you are planning a break with your four-legged friend, Newcastleton really is the perfect choice.

With a quarter of the UK adult population owning a dog and an estimated population of 9 million pet dogs, there is absolutely no doubt that we are a nation of great dog lovers.

If you are a dog owner, you will know that your four-legged friend is very much a part of the family and when it comes to family holidays, that they are just never the same if you leave them behind in kennels.

That explains why more than half of dog owners now plan their holidays around their dog, with a similar number saying that they would enjoy their break more if their do went with them. Some people even admit that they miss their dog more than their partner!

Whilst it is now possible to travel abroad with your dog with a pooch passport, holidaying in the UK is far and away the most popular option for the British.


Newcastleton has it all for you and your dog………..

The beauty of a break with us is Newcastleton is a Dog Friendly village and we are happy to welcome well behaved dogs.

That means that the whole family can enjoy an active break together and with mile after mile of wide open spaces to explore by day, you can return to your pet friendly accommodation and relax by the fire with your four legged friend.

Dog friendly Walks

River Liddel, Newcastleton, Scottish Borders

You could enjoy a short walk around the village exploring the history of the settlement, a more adventurous walk across the English Border or a trip into the forest to watch the wildlife and enjoy the scenic views.

With numerous local walks around the village and surrounding countryside ranging from 3km to 18km and forest walks from 0.5km to 9km, Newcastleton has something that every dog will love.

Of course, you must follow the Country Code at all times.

Dog friendly Stays

Whether you choose a hotel, caravan park, self-catering or bed and breakfast, we have a wide range of accommodation which is dog friendly.

We have plenty of which accommodation welcoming well behaved dogs and you have the reassurance that you have everything that you need for a safe and comfortable stay.

Dog friendly Dining

When you go out for lunch, dinner, a pint or coffee and a cake – your dog is very welcome to come along too – The Grapes Hotel, The Liddesdale Hotel, The Trap and the Copshaw Kitchen all accept dogs on a lead.

Only a couple of hours from Glasgow, Newcastle, Cumbria and Edinburgh, our Scottish Borders treasure is an easy drive for you and your dog. We look forward to welcoming the whole family to our Dog Friendly little village very soon.