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Royal Ship Hotel

Queens Square, Dolgellau, Gwynedd, LL40 1AR

A part of the Robinsons Brewery Family

There’s never a bad time to walk your dog to or from a pub, however Autumn is definitely our favourite. The season of ‘mists and mellow fruitfulness’ holds the promise of crisp conditions and the added interest of leaf piles for inquisitive hounds.

If you are one of the people visiting the areas surrounding Dolgellau who are looking for dog friendly walks, or better still a dog friendly Hotel with nearby walks, then look no further than Royal Ship Hotel. Use us as a welcoming base from which to get into the great outdoors, enjoy some fresh air and start or finish your walk with a pint or a meal from our excellent selection of menus.

Walking your dog in Southern Snowdonia

Given our location on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park you won’t be surprised to find that we are blessed with miles upon miles of dog friendly walks.  Walk them up Cadair Idris, or along the Mawddach Trail or if you fancy some truly stunning views, try the Foel Ispri Accessible Dog Walk. This 1km route is a short drive from the hotel, cut into the valley side of Foel Ispri. The route is wheelchair-friendly and is renowned for its stunning panoramic views of the Mawddach Estuary and the peaks of southern Snowdonia.

If any of that sounds tempting, then why not have a think about visiting us.

Seasonal dog walking tips

Whenever you are planning to walk, there are a few tips you should follow to make sure every adventure is a happy one. On shorter, darker days; Invest in some high viz for you and your dog and carry a dedicated torch.

When the days eventually get brighter and warmer, replace the high viz and torch with sunscreen and water (for you and the dog). Then, whenever you go remember that having a charged phone is a modern day essential, as is keeping your pooch on a lead, especially in open countryside.

Enjoy the walk and we’ll look forward to hearing all about it when you get back.

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