THREE pubs in Hampshire have been named as some of the top places for dog lovers to staycation this summer.

The list released by Stay in a Pub, rounded up the top dog friendly pub picks from across the UK.

Wih lots of us having welcomed a new furry friend into our homes over the past year, we know just how loved our four-legged pooches really are.

This summer, as we all look forward to a much-needed break, why leave your lockdown companion at home, when you can take them along with you instead?

Here are the top three pubs in Hampshire to stay in with your pup.

1. The Thomas Lord, near Petersfield, Hampshire

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Ranking third on the list and first for Hampshire was The Thomas Lord.

A lavish dog friendly cabin situated in a picturesque pub garden sound up your street? Then look no further.

Located in the beautiful Hampshire village of West Meon, The Thomas Lord offers modern, dog friendly accommodation while maintaining the delights of a traditional country escape.

Each beautiful cabin features king size beds, a private porch and double doors leading into the quaint pub grounds. The beautiful Meon Valley offers a wealth of things to do with your four-legged friend, including some fantastic walks right on the pub’s doorstep.

2. The Jack Russell Inn, Faccombe, Hampshire 

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Ranking fourth on the list and second for Hampshire was The Jack Russell Inn.

The name says it all. Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, The Jack Russell Inn is a truly dog friendly historic pub offering luxurious accommodation, with each room named after a dog breed.

Firm believers in your trusty four-legged companions going everywhere with you, the 11 elegant bedrooms excellently cater for the whole family.

Its Great Dane and Bulldog rooms contain French doors opening onto their own private balcony - the perfect place for you and your furry friend to watch the sun set over the Hampshire downlands.

The Jack Russell Inn even offers special doggy beer so your pup can feel like they are on holiday too – it truly is a dog friendly stay.

3. The Peat Spade Inn, Stockbridge, Hampshire 

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Ranking seventh on the list and third for Hampshire was The Peat Spade Inn.

With fabulous walks right on the doorstep, The Peat Spade Inn is a charming country pub with dog friendly accommodation in the tavern’s historic peat house.

Situated in the scenic village of Longstock at the heart of Hampshire’s Test Valley, the pub’s close proximity to the New Forest and the cities of Winchester and Salisbury makes it a perfect destination for exploring the South Coast.

Just an hour’s drive from London and yet a world away, guests can expect a relaxed atmosphere, delicious pub food and a warm welcome for you and your furry friend.