For who love to have dogs company during fun moments, there are several places in London with dog-friendly attractions. The Standard website has elected a list of various incredible places to do with your four-legged friend.
The three-hour Dog & Human SUP group sessions run during the spring and in the summer and start by Kew Bridge with a stop at the pub half way in. If you’ve missed the sun, the club also run Canoe sessions in the autumn that depart from the Royal Canoe Club in Teddington. Helped by an instructor every paw of the way, up to one or two humans can squeeze in with their four-legged friends per canoe or kayak.Life jackets are recommended and basic obedience training is required.
More information: https://citypawsclub.co.uk/event/dog-human-paddle-boarding/2018-09-02/
The self-drive electric (and eclectic) Go Boat experience sails through Regents Canal around Paddington, Little Venice and all the way up to Camden Locks. Up to seven human passengers can choose between a two or three hour trip zigzagging through tunnels and will have the chance to ‘gram everything from London Zoo to Camden Market. Picnics are welcome onboard at no extra cost, and blankets and umbrellas are provided on those rainy days.
Maore information: https://goboat.co.uk/
Tower Bridge Experience
Tower Bridge Exhibition features two 42m-high bridge walkways with stunning city views and a glass floor, as well as a Victorian steam engine room buzzing with history. Dogs are welcome on leads on the walkways, as well as in the engine rooms. Advice: go early in the morning to avoid the crowds. Lifts are also available so you won’t have to pick your pup up for the climb.
More information: https://www.towerbridge.org.uk/
Peckham Rye Rooftop Film Club
Open from late Spring until early Autumn, the Peckham Rye Rooftop Film club sits atop the Bussey Building and is one of the three dog-friendly cinema clubs in the capital. It screens cult classics and new releases with stunning views over the London skyline. And if you’re lucky, you’ll be treated to a stunning sunset, too. Wireless headphones and comfortable deckchairs reign supreme up here, as well as blankets for those unwelcome chilly days. Aside from the movies, expect a load of fancy drinks and snacks at the snazzy bar.
More information: https://rooftopfilmclub.com/london/venue/bussey-building/
The Murder Express
If your dog does not mind loud noises, how about boarding on a train that will take you on an unforgettable journey? You will enjoy drinks and a selection of courses from a delicious menu.
More information: https://www.funicularproductions.com/the-murder-express
A Puppy Social & Doga Session
Created in 2012, by London-based yoga teacher Mahny Djahanguiri, Doga (dog yoga) hopes to achieve positive attachment, greater harmony and a sense of calm between humans and their dogs. The session combines yoga, meditation, gentle massage, and stretching, and can be practised with small or large dogs. The sessions also can be booked all year around, indoors or outdoors depending on the season.
More information: http://dogamahny.com/where-to-find-a-doga-class/
Smith & Whistle – Cocktails for Dogs
The limited-edition dogtail menu (a cocktail menu for dogs basically) was so popular when it launched back in the spring that it’s now become a permanent fixture at Smith & Whistle. Dog beer (chicken stock) and Pawsecco (a herbal infusion) are served in glam shiny bowls at the bar only. Other refreshments include a coconut water based concoction prepared by a canine mixologist.
More information: https://www.smithandwhistle.com/
Attend a Pet Charity Event
Meet other pups and make loads of new human friends throughout the doggy calendar year. From a rally to end puppy farming on Primrose Hill to a march to stop tests on dogs in the UK (or Brexit), several charities helps raise funds to help re-home puppies and promote animal welfare all over London.