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Where you can take your dog to football in Bracknell and Berkshire

There are plenty of non league grounds in the County that you can go along to with your dog

Where you can take your dog to football in Bracknell and Berkshire

For many football supporters, the lure of the non league game is increased significantly because dogs are made welcome up and down the country.

There’s even a twitter account documenting mans best friend at grassroots games, it’s @nonleaguedogs and the hashtag #nonleaguedogs. Even for a ‘cat person’, I have to admit they are quite marvellous.

Football in Bracknell has been asked a few times about clubs that are dog friendly in Berkshire, so I emailed all the clubs from step six upward about their policy.

The majority were welcoming of dogs at grounds but some are tied by landlord regulation. Here’s a full list of clubs that responded. If your club is missing please email [email protected] and we’ll update!

If you want to find a game, we post weekend and midweek fixture lists here.

AFC Aldermaston

No. The club say: “Only police dogs and guide dogs are permitted at the Rec Soc.”

Ground address: AWE (West Gate Entrance), Aldermaston RG7 4PR

The teams come out for AFC Aldermaston vs Finchampstead.

The teams come out for AFC Aldermaston vs Finchampstead.

Ascot United

No. The club say: “No dogs unless guide or helping dogs.”

Ground address: Winkfield Row, Ascot SL5 7LJ

Binfield

YES! The club say: “Dogs on leads are fine for senior games.”

Ground address: Stubbs Hill, Binfield, Bracknell RG42 5NR

Open for business, Binfield's extended club house facilities. Photo: Colin Byers.

Open for business, Binfield’s extended club house facilities. Photo: Colin Byers.

Bracknell Town

YES! The club say: “We are a dog friendly ground.”

Ground address: Larges Lane, Bracknell RG12 9AN

Eversley & California

YES! The club say: “We do allow dogs into our ground, they are free and in fact one did win our 50/50 half time raffle.”

Ground address: Eversley, Hook GU46 7RU

Holyport

YES! The club say: “More than welcome at Holyport.”

Ground address: Summerleaze Road, Maidenhead SL6 8SP

Holyport's Summerleaze Ground. Photo: Holyport FC.

Holyport’s Summerleaze Ground. Photo: Holyport FC.

Maidenhead United

No. The club say: “Unfortunately, dogs have been banned at York Road since we got promoted to the National League.”

Ground address: York Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 1SF

Wallingford Town

No. The club say: “We rent our ground from the Wallingford Sports Park who have a No Dogs policy over the entire site so we’re unable to allow dogs at Wallingford Town.”

Ground address: Hithercroft Road, Wallingford OX10 9RB

Windsor

YES! The club say: “Provided they are well behaved we have no issues with dogs visiting.”

Ground address: St. Leonards Road, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 3DR

Windsor's Stag Meadow Ground. Photo: Windsor FC

Windsor’s Stag Meadow Ground. Photo: Windsor FC

Wokingham & Emmbrook

Yes at Lowther Road. The first team share with Bracknell Town. The club say: “Dogs have always been welcome at Lowther Road as long as they are well behaved and the owner is responsible about any mess the animal might make.”

Ground address: Lowther Road, Wokingham RG41 1JB

Woodley United

No. The Kestrels ground share with Reading City. The club say: “Dogs are not allowed entry to Rivermoor.”

Ground address: Scours Lane, Reading RG30 6BX

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Main image: Dale James and his dog at a Tiverton Town game. Photo: Dale James.

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Tom Canning

Tom is the co-editor of FootballinBracknell. He has played at the lowest possible level of football. In real life Tom works for Trinity Mirror. Manager of Binfield Ladies in the Thames Valley Women's League.

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