Looking for dog walks near you that are near a friendly country pub?

Everyone can escape the busy-ness of life by exploring the network of paths across this beautiful and varied heathland.

A number of Public Rights of Way including bridle paths and restricted byways criss-cross the common and provide beautiful longer distance routes for walkers, cyclists and horse riders alike.

There are several waymarked routes - an Easy Access Trail of 0.75 miles on a paved path, a heathland trail (1 ¼ mile), the lizard route, orange waymarks and a mire trail (1 mile) , the dragonfly route, purple waymarks.

A paved circular path 0.75 miles, the Easy Access Trail) is fully accessible by pushchairs and wheelchairs (RADAR key required to fully open gate).

Dogs permitted.
Please keep dogs on leads on the main common during the bird nesting season (1 March - 31 July)
Picnic area
Accessible toilet
Accessible trails
The Fox & Hounds

Situated in Newbury, Berkshire, The Fox & Hounds Newbury is a homely, family pub with a dog friendly bar serving beautiful locally supplied food.

Dogs are welcome in bar area

Please note they are closed Mondays & Tuesdays.

The Hartley Arms

A dog friendly pub - everyone is offered water!

In the heart of Donnington Village, Newbury, The Hartley Arms is a cosy pub with a regularly changing menu that is dictated by the seasons.

Formerly the Three Horseshoes, the pub has now been transformed into a snug, contemporary space where people can enjoy enjoy thoughtfully prepared meals using fresh and local produce and a wide range of drinks including beers from local breweries.

Behind the pub, there is a beautifully decorated courtyard with an Honesty Café tucked in the corner, serving coffee, tea, cakes, lunch and bread on Saturday and Sunday. Meals can be ordered from either the pub or café and enjoyed in the courtyard.

Whether you’re catching up with friends in their cosy bar, enjoying a delicious Sunday roast, or relaxing in their beer garden – The Crab & Boar is a stunning rural retreat for all occasions.

Known to be very dog friendly......

All pooches are offered mats to snooze on whilst you dine, water bowls and the odd treat or two .... or more..........

Snelsmore Common Dog Walks and Pub Stops
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