Best places for dog walking
Need inspiration on where to walk your dog next?
We've got a huge variety of places that are just perfect for your pooch. These could be close to urban areas, on the coast or in the countryside. There are some fantastic locations and landscapes for you and your dog to explore.
Our recommended dog-friendly walking trails:
- Arden Way and River Arrow dog walk, Coughton Court, Alcester
- Chapel Cliff walk, Cornwall
- Clent Hills dog walk, Romsey, Worcestershire
- Down on the Duver! trail, St Helens Duver, Isle of Wight
- Downs Banks dog walk, Staffordshire
Killerton dog walk, Exeter
Best places for walkies
By the beach
A bracing seaside walk along picturesque coastal paths, with pooch at your side, can be a wonderful thing. With more than 775 miles of coastline in our care, we have plenty of great coastal walks for you to discover. Here's a selection:
Embleton and Newton Links, Northumberland
Marloes Sands, Wales
Studland Beach, Dorset
White Cliffs of Dover
Take the lead from us
Assistance dogs: Dogs assisting visitors with disabilities are welcome inside all our houses, gardens, restaurants and shops.
Facilities: Many of our places provide facilities for you and your dog, such as shady parking space in car parks, water for drinking bowls and hitching posts where dogs may be left. These facilities will vary from place to place and according to how busy they may be on a particular day. Please check the facilities and access page on your destination of choice - here you'll find details of what we have on offer for you and your dog and details of any restrictions.
Keep dogs under control: Help keep the countryside a safe, healthy and enjoyable place for you and your dog, other visitors, wildlife and livestock. Keep pooch in sight and and use a lead if requested. Look out for local notices and use the dedicated dog bins.