The Canine Trail | Nottingham Ale Trail

Introducing the Nottingham Ale Trail for dog owners. Find out more about our events for your four-legged friends here.

You asked, we listened! 

We're constantly striving to make the Nottingham Ale Trail bigger, better and more inclusive for everyone who wants to take part. So when you asked for a trail that was dog friendly from start to finish, we couldn't wait to get to work! The Canine Trail is a flexible trail designed for dog owners who'd like to sample some of Nottingham's finest ale in the company of their best friend. 


How does it work?

The Canine Trail works in the exact same fashion as every other trail but you get to choose which venues to visit. Grab a Canine Trail Card from any participating dog friendly venues, pick 8 venues and then collect stickers at each stop when you buy a half or pint of cask ale. Just like all the other Nottingham Ale Trails, you have a month to fill up your card with stamps so don't feel like you need to do it all at once. 


Participating Dog Friendly Venues

Little John

The Playwright 38 | The Stage | Bunkers Hill | Curious tavern | The Barrel Drop


Friar Tuck

The Cross Keys | Cock & Hoop | The Kilpin Beer Cafe | Newshouse | BeerHeadZ

| The Angel Microbrewery |


King John

Six Barrel Victoria | The Bell Inn | The Rose of England | Lillie Langtry’s

| The Hop Merchant |


Maid Marian

Ye Olde Salutation Inn | The Roundhouse | Hand and Heart | Raglan Road

| The Good, The Bad & The Drunk |


Will Scarlet

Six Barrel Hockey | Faradays | Fox & Grapes | The Lord Roberts pub

| The Bodega |



Via Fossa | Crafty Crow | The Waterfront | Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem |

The castle pub | The Canalhouse | Fellows Moreton & Clayton | Fothergill's



The above information has been gathered directly from the participating venues and is correct to the best of our knowledge. However, It's in Nottingham cannot guarantee entry to every venue with your dog and some venues may include their outdoor space as what makes them dog friendly. We would advise contacting the venue ahead of your visit if you are unsure or would like to find out more. Thank you for your understanding and have a great day out with your canine friend. 



Do I still get a pin badge if I complete the trail? 

Yes! Once you've got 8 stamps on your trail card, head to the Nottingham Tourism Centre to collect your limited edition Canine Trail Badge. Just remember the pin badge is for human use only. To avoid any accidents for your pooch we kindly request that pin badges aren't worn by dogs.


Can I collect stamps for the other trails at the same time?

Yes but please remember that you'll only receive one sticker per purchase. For example, if you're at a venue on the King John trail then you would need to purchase one drink for the Canine Trail card and a second for the King John Trail card.

We kindly request that you drink responsibly and consider the welfare of your dog at all times. If you have any questions about the Canine Trail please email us or contact us on social media. We're always happy to help!




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