Published on 18 March 2022
We know that dogs are more than just a pet in your home - they’re part of the family. So if you’ve got a furry friend to consider when making your day plans, rest assured there are plenty of places to bring them along for a day trip to the Swan Valley.
Looking for somewhere to eat?
Dog’s breakfast café
Unwind alongside your pup with a delicious barista-brewed coffee or bite to eat at the Dog’s Breakfast Café. Featuring a dog agility park, playgrounds, a dog pool and doggie spa, and delicious dog treats, this place is the ultimate haven for dog-lovers and their four-legged friends.
Being one of the state’s premier wine and gourmet food dynasties, Lamont’s Winery is the perfect destination to bring your friendly dog. Enjoy the atmosphere of relaxed, friendly dining as you sample the wine menu, and even enjoy a complimentary glass of Lamont’s wines at the Cellar Door on weekends.
Located in Caversham, you won’t want to miss out on the chance to feel like you have stepped into a little piece of France at Maison Saint-Honore. Choose from a selection of authentic French desserts, including macarons and cakes, or try the signature ultimate sweet treat – a macaron and salted caramel ice cream sandwich. Families will love the child-friendly garden with garden toys, cubbyhouse and a sandpit, with dogs welcome in all outdoor areas.
Somewhere for a drink?
You will be spoilt for choice when it comes to picking a spot for a quick drink with your pup in the Valley!
Windy Creek Estate
Enjoy the relaxed vibes of the warm and friendly cellar door at Windy Creek, which is set amongst the vines in beautiful gardens with the Darling Ranges as a very scenic backdrop. Cheese tastings and a range of homemade jams, marmalades and relishes are also available at the cellar door.
Ugly Duckling Winery
Rustic charm overlooking the scenic vines awaits at Ugly Duckling, with premium wines, coupled with old-fashioned service and a friendly smile is what you’ll get at this popular spot that welcomes dogs in the outdoor dining area.
Grab an outdoor table under the vines and enjoy a day out at Edgecombe Brothers. Enjoy the slower pace of life as you savour good food, good wine and great views of the Darling Ranges alongside your furry friend.
Bailey Brewing Co.
Brewing is widely renowned for their perfectly brewed drinks and family friendly atmosphere. The roomy restaurant tavern opens to a sprawling dog- friendly verandah and native-bush garden, at the centre of which you’ll find an 850sqm nature playground for pint-sized family members to jump, climb and explore.
Somewhere to exercise?
Family and dog friendly, these relaxing trails sprawling through the banksia bushland can be enjoyed by everyone! Once done exploring, stop for a coffee, enjoy a picnic or even pay a visit to the Caversham Wildlife Centre to continue the fun. The perfect place for your furry best friend to stretch their legs in an enclosed dog park that contains an obstacle course designed especially in colours that the dogs can see! Catering to all sized dogs, there is even a separate play area for small dogs under 10kg.
Reg Bond Reserve
Located in Viveash along the banks of the Swan River, this lively walk trail is perfect for a morning walk with your four legged friend! It includes walk and cycle trails that link it to Woodbridge Riverside Park, with some stunning picnic spots for the family along the way.