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Dog friendly spots in Northern Ireland!

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Dog friendly spots in Northern Ireland!

The Power NI Map is back with all of the best dog friendly spots in Northern Ireland!

Whether you’re looking to take your furry friend for a trek along the beach or you want to treat them to their very own puppuccino, take a look at what NI has to offer for dog friendly places.

Let us know where your favourite place to take your pup is and check out our blog for further details on all the places mentioned below:


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The Dirty Onion

Home to one of Belfast’s biggest beer gardens and a cozy fire inside, the Dirty Onion has you covered all year round. And bonus points – they are dog friendly too!

Dirty Onion & Yardbird | Belfast Bar & Restaurant (

The Dirty Onion | Facebook

The Paper Cup, Titanic Quarter, Belfast

Queens Road, Titanic Quarter, BT3 9DH

The Paper Cup @ Titanic Quarter is dog friendly and serves breakfast, lunch & snacks all day with many homemade sweet treats to choose from!

Paper Cup (

JT Ryan’s Bar, Enniskillen

1 Castle Street, Enniskillen, BT74 7HH, Enniskillen

Looking to watch the football with your best friend? ‘A man’s best friend’… JT Ryan’s Bar is the home of sport in Enniskillen with 5 screens showing BT Sport & Sky Sports daily and is dog friendly!

JT Ryan's Bar | Facebook

Blue Cedar Café and Garden Centre, Ballynahinch

9-15 High Street, Ballynahinch, BT24 8XE

Launching in 2019, Blue Cedar is an innovative garden centre and coffee shop which aims to provide local produce throughout, and the unique setting allows for a good customer experience. What could be better than a wonder around the garden centre and a coffee and a bun with your pup!

Blue Cedar | Facebook

Grandma Johnston’s, Portrush

10 Causeway Street, Portrush

Grandma Johnston’s is a traditional, pet-friendly coffee shop which offers home baked scones, cakes and tray bakes, light lunches, fresh sandwiches, sweet & savoury crepes and much more!

Grandma Johnston's (

The York Hotel, Portstewart

2 Station Road, Portstewart, Northern Ireland, BT55 7DA

Why not take your dog for a trip to Portstewart and treat yourself to seafood, sips and stay at the York! Enjoy cracking food and drink at the York Restaurant & Deck and stay a night in a luxurious room with uninterrupted views of the Atlantic with your pup.

The York | Facebook

The Potato Bar, Lurgan

6 Windsor Avenue, Lurgan, BT67 9BG

Enjoy healthy hot food and relax with your pooch in the dog friendly area at The Potato Bar!

The Potato Bar | Facebook

St George’s Market, Belfast

St George's Market, 12 - 20 East Bridge Street, Belfast BT1 3NQ

St George's Market is open Friday to Sunday, with its live music and an electric atmosphere, it’s a good weekend destination and your canine friends are now welcome in the market.

About St George's Market (

Belfast City Sightseeing Tours

The Belfast City Sightseeing departure point is Donegall Square West (Beside the City Hall) and the last stop (19) will be Clifton Street.

The Belfast City Sightseeing Hop-on / Hop-off Open-top bus tour provides you with a comprehensive look at Belfast city and allows you to explore every area and district of this unique place. Our tour operates seven days per week. If you do not Hop-on / Hop-off the tour lasts approx 1 hour 10 minutes.

Adult: £15

Child (under 15): £8

Family (2+3): £46

Belfast City Sightseeing Hop on Hop off Open-top Bus Tour

Giants Causeway

44 Causeway Road, Bushmills BT57 8

Four-legged visitors can be sure of a five-star welcome with water-bowls, tie-up spots and even home-made doggy treats on sale in the café at the fully dog friendly Giant’s Causeway!

Visitor Experience tickets include reserved on-site parking, guided tours with our award-winning storytelling team, use of hand-held audio guides, access to the Visitor Centre's exhibition and interpretation area, the shop, cafe and all facilities.

Adult: £13, Child £6.50, Family: £32.50

Giant's Causeway | National Trust

The Giant's Causeway | Facebook

Delamont Dog Park

90 Downpatrick Road, Killyleagh, County Down, BT30 7DE

Situated on the shores of Strangford Lough in an area of natural beauty, Delamont Country Park, Killyleagh offers peace, beauty and tranquillity. The stunning views across Strangford Lough and a relaxing atmosphere make Delamont Country Park a place to enjoy that 'away from it all feeling'. Take your dog and let them run wild in Delamont’s very own dog park!

Delamont Country Park - Killyleagh - Visit Mourne Mountains

Beechgrove Doggy Fun Park

Ednego Road, Banbridge, County Down, BT32 3ST

Beechgrove Doggy Fun Park offers a clean, safe and secure environment with four different large play areas each with play obstacles which have been uniquely created to accommodate dogs by size, age and capabilities so you and your dog can get the most of your visit.

Beechgrove Doggy Fun Park - Offering a fun and safe environment for all types of dogs based in Banbridge, Northern Ireland

Beechgrove Doggy Fun Park, Behaviour & Training Centre | Facebook

Helen’s Bay

34 Quay Street, Bangor, Down, BT20 5ED

Helen’s Bay Beach is gently shelving and has excellent water quality, perfect for all them pups who love to go swimming. The country park also provides an excellent backdrop to the beach, with wooded headlands, meadows, and quality walks, making it the perfect place to spend the day with your dog.

Helen's Bay Beach - Bangor - Discover Northern Ireland

Benone Strand

53 Benone Avenue, Limavady, County Londonderry, BT49 0LQ

With seven miles of golden sand and a magnificent back drop of mountain and cliff scenery and stunning views across to Donegal, Benone Beach is a great spot to let your dog have some fun in the sun!

Benone Strand - Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council (

Whiterocks Beach

Whiterocks Car Park, Dunluce Road A2, Portrush, County Antrim, BT56 8NA

Situated just off the Causeway Coastal Route, Whiterocks Coastal Park enjoys a stunning natural location, with limestone cliffs stretching from Curran Strand to Dunluce Castle. Whiterocks Beach is a magnet for water sports enthusiasts, so don’t forget to bring your surfboard as well as your pup!

Whiterocks Beach, Portrush - Portrush - Discover Northern Ireland

Cushendall Beach

Cushendall, Ballymena, BT44

Cushendall Beach is a picturesque sandy and shingle beach set in a bay immediately northeast of Cushendall. The beach is bounded by a grassed area with pathways and is a popular dog walking spot!

Cushendall Beach - Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council (

Whitepark Bay Beach

Beautiful stretch of golden sand on the North Antrim coast. Enjoy lazy days and long walks on this beautiful stretch of sand. Look out for wildlife on the beach and in the sea.

152 Whitepark Road, Ballycastle, BT546NH

White Park Bay | National Trust


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