The Borrowdale Royal Oak Hotel*** • Royal Oak Hotel, Rosthwaite, Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria,, CA12 5XB. Rosthwaite (United Kingdom) • Tel.: (017687) 77214 • Email

Pawsome Holidays

The idea of waving your dog goodbye at the kennels is a thing of the past and with the revival of the staycation British holiday, it's a time for a dog friendly getaway. It's certainly a dogs life in the market town of Keswick and it's surrounding areas, it has been awarded the "The Dog Most Friendly Town" in Britain three years in a row by the Kennel Club. The town centre is full of restaurants, cafes, bars and shops that welcome dogs, offering treats and water bowls. Local attractions also open their doors for canine clientele so you can have fun, dog friendly days out.

Of course, walking is the ultimate favourite dog activity and there are lot's of options to suit every dog from the most active ones to the lazy loafers, who like an easy life! Whether you want to climb the hightest peaks, seek out the best views, walk along the lakeshore or explore the forests and woodlands, the Royal Oak with it's idyllic location in the Borrowdale Valley has doorstep access to the best display of fell walking in the Lake District.

We like to think we are 5 paws out of 5 for dog friendly accommodation, all well behaved doggies are welcome and water bowls are also available. Dogs are allowed throughout the hotel, including your room, bar and lounge, however we do not allow dogs in the front dining room but if you would like to keep your dog with you whilst you eat you are more than welcome to dine in the back farmouse dining room or bar lounge. 

There is a one off charge of only £30 per stay but please let us know in advance if you are bringing your doggy.


  Vets: Millcroft Vets Keswick, Southey Hill, Keswick, Cumbria CA12 5NR Tel: 017687 72590

  Pet Shop: Podgy Paws, 4-6 Tithebarn Street, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5ED Tel: 017687 73737

  Sheep Dog Experience: Lake District Sheep Dog Experience: Troutal Farm, Seathwaite, Duddon, Cumbria Tel: 01229 716235

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