Dog-friendly places in Birmingham ahead of Crufts 2024 - a guide

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Birmingham’s dog-friendly spots for dining, relaxing, exploring and staying with your dog.

Are you planning to visit Birmingham with your dog for Crufts 2024, the world’s greatest dog show?

If so, you might be wondering where you can eat, drink, walk and sleep with your furry friend by your side. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! We’ll share some of the best dog-friendly places in Birmingham, from pup-approved parks to cosy hotels and restaurants. Let’s get started!

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Where to eat and drink with your dog in Birmingham

Birmingham is a foodie’s paradise, with a diverse range of cuisines and venues to suit every taste and budget. But what about your dog? Luckily, there are plenty of dog-friendly places in Birmingham where you can enjoy a delicious meal or a refreshing drink with your pooch. Here are some of our favourites:

BrewDog Birmingham, John Bright St, Birmingham City Centre

This pub offers a welcoming atmosphere for both humans and dogs, with a huge range of menu options. The outdoor seating area is perfect for relaxing with your dog. Ranked at no.6 best dog-friendly hospitality venue in the country by Enjoy Travel 2023. 

Boston Tea Party, Corporation St, Birmingham city centre

This cosy café is a great spot for a hearty breakfast or brunch with your dog. You can order a puppuccino for your dog while you tuck into a classic English breakfast or a vegan option. The cafe is conveniently located in the city centre near many city-centre attractions, so you can easily continue your sightseeing after your meal.

Where to walk your dog in Birmingham

Birmingham is not only a vibrant city, but also a green one, with many parks and nature reserves to explore with your dog. Whether you’re looking for a long scenic walk or a short stroll, you’ll find plenty of options in Birmingham. Here are some of the best places to walk your dog in Birmingham:

Sutton Park, The Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield

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This huge nature reserve is one of the largest urban parks in Europe and offers miles of walking trails, lakes and woodlands to explore with your dog. You can let your dog off the leash in most areas, as long as they are well-behaved and under control. There are also several dog-friendly cafes and pubs in the park where you can stop for a break.

Cannon Hill Park, Moseley

One of the premier parks in Birmingham city centre and has been awarded Green Flag status. It has a variety of attractions, such as a mini golf course, a boating lake, and a wildlife conservation centre. You can walk your dog on the leash in most parts of the park, except for the children’s play areas and the conservation centre.

Our dog is definitely a pampered pooch.Our dog is definitely a pampered pooch.
Our dog is definitely a pampered pooch.

Where to stay with your Dog in Birmingham

If you’re looking for a dog-friendly hotel in Birmingham, you’ll be spoilt for choice. There are many hotels in Birmingham that welcome dogs and offer comfortable and stylish accommodation. Here are some of the best dog-friendly hotels in Birmingham:

Malmaison Birmingham, 1 Wharfside St, Birmingham City Centre

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This is a luxury hotel in the heart of the city that offers a first-class service and a chic decor. You can book a dog-friendly room for an extra £25 per night, which includes a dog bed, a bowl and some treats.

Edgbaston Park Hotel And Conference Centre Hotel, 53 Edgbaston Park Rd,  Edgbaston

This hotel features a golf course and a leisure club. You can stay in a dog-friendly room with up to two pets at no additional cost. You and your dog can also enjoy the hotel’s facilities, as well as the nearby dog-friendly Cannon Hill Park and Selly Oak Park. 

With some ideas for dog-friendly places in Birmingham, where you can eat, drink, walk and stay with your dog. Birmingham is a great city to visit with your dog, especially during Crufts 2024, when you can join thousands of other dog lovers and their furry friends. Have a wonderful time in Birmingham with your dog!

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