The May bank holiday is in full swing, providing a perfect opportunity to go for a nice long walk with your pooch, and what better way to end it than with a nice drink at a pub?

Bolton has no shortage of pubs, with many in close proximity to fantastic walks and breath-taking scenery.

Here are five such pubs that are dog-friendly, according to website Dog Friendly Manchester.

The Bolton News: The Black Dog, BelmontThe Black Dog, Belmont

The Black Dog, Belmont

Nestled in the West Pennine Moors, Belmont is a picturesque village with great access to walks, and based in the middle of the village is the well-named Black Dog pub.

The pub, which is known for its hanging kebab and range of Joseph Holt beers, welcomes canines of all varieties.

The Bolton News: Bob's Smithy InnBob's Smithy Inn

Bob’s Smithy Inn, Chorley Old Road

Just outside of Bolton on Chorley Old Road sits rural country pub and restaurant, Bob’s Smithy Inn.

Serving award-winning cask ales and fresh, locally sourced, home-cooked food, it is well-placed for a walk with your dog, with Walker Fold and Moss Bank Park both nearby.

The Bolton News: The Stawbury Duck, EntwistleThe Stawbury Duck, Entwistle

Strawbury Duck, Entwistle

Sitting between two stunning reservoirs, Entwistle and Wayoh, the Strawbury Duck is a remote country pub that is perfectly placed for a long walk.

Welcoming dog-walkers, the traditional country pub offers cask ales, quality food and fantastic hospitality to soothe any aches after a tiring hike.

The Bolton News: House Without A NameHouse Without A Name

House Without A Name, Harwood

Near to both Seven Acres Country Park and Jumbles Country Park, House Without A Name in Harwood is perfect for dog walkers.

A local village pub set in between a row of small cottages, traditional beams, flag flooring, and a restored open fire give it a warm and cosy atmosphere.

The Bolton News: The Beer School, WesthoughtonThe Beer School, Westhoughton

The Beer School, Westhoughton

Although based in Westhoughton town centre, this microbrewery welcomes canine clientele and serves beers and ciders from a range of independent brewers and distillers.

Westhoughton is in close proximity to lovely countryside, and even has its own dog park for your pooch to enjoy themselves in.