Dogs at our places

Dog-lovers and their pooches look no further. If you’re looking for fun things to do together, here’s all our dog-related content in one place.

Dog enjoying a stroll in the garden at Lyme, Cheshire
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9 walks with dog-friendly cafés

After a long stroll in the fresh air with your four-legged friend, it’s nice to have somewhere to sit back and put your feet (or paws) up. We’ve chosen some of our favourite walks with dog-friendly cafés, so you can enjoy getting outside.

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Dog walk at Penrhyn

Penrhyn Castle and Garden, Gwynedd

You and your pooch can unearth the lesser-known parts of the castle grounds on our dog walking trail.

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Knightshayes parkland circular dog walk

Knightshayes, Devon

This is a circular route perfect for dog walking and for exploring the historic parkland. It takes you through open fields and past some of the most special trees in the Knightshayes parkland, including the Turkey Oak, believed to be the largest in the UK.

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Best places for dog walking

We've some fantastic locations and landscapes for you and your four-legged friend to explore and enjoy - here are just a few suggestions.

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Dog walking in the Midlands

Well-behaved dogs are welcome at many of the places in our care, here's just a few of our favourites.

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Your dog is welcome at Lanhydrock

Lanhydrock, Cornwall

Take your dog for a walk around the Lanhydrock estate.

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Dog-friendly walks in Wales

Find the perfect walk for you and your four-legged companions in Wales. Try a mountainous walk, coastal stroll, a nose around a few gardens or enjoy tasty treats in a tea-room.

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Where to go dog walking in Llŷn

Let your dog’s roll around in the sand or splash about in the sea with our dog friendly walks in Llŷn.

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Ilam Park to the Stepping Stones in Dovedale

Ilam Park, Dovedale and the White Peak, Derbyshire

Discover the limestone countryside of the southern Peak District, famed for its wildlife and geology on an easy walk to Dovedale valley. On the River Dove you might spot ducks, dippers, heron or brown trout.

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Dog walking in Oxfordshire

From world famous landscapes gardens to epic ancient woodlands, there is a huge variety of dog-friendly places for you to explore.

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Dog walks by the coast

Dogs love playing on the sand, so we've picked some of our top dog-friendly beaches where you can take your four-legged friends for a walk.

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Red Trail

Mount Stewart, County Down

Mount Stewart is typical early Irish demesne, with a wide range of open vista farmland, woodland, orchards, follies, alongside the house, and exotic garden. Since 1744, explore the demesne woodlands and farmland which have remained much within their original plantations and field systems.

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The woodlands at Cliveden

Cliveden, Buckinghamshire

If you want to see a wilder side to Cliveden then head to the woodland. You'll find miles of paths to explore and stunning views leading back to the gardens and over surrounding countryside.

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Bringing your dog to Snowdonia?

Follow in the footsteps of legends around Snowdonia. Enjoy gentle strolls to mountainous walks, enough to tire out all four legs (and yours). Please be aware that almost all of these locations have livestock grazing therefore do keep your dog on a lead.

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Diamond Jubilee Wood Walk

Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

Take in the beauty of the grounds passing the Manor and the Stables to make your way to Diamond Jubilee Wood, planted in 2012, a perfect place to explore.

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Dog walking in Berkshire

From world famous landscapes gardens to epic ancient woodlands, there is a huge variety of dog-friendly places for you to explore.

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Explore Knole Park

Knole, Kent

There are over 1,000 acres to roam in Knole Park. Catch a glimpse of the wild deer herd, picnic in the outdoor seating area or join a guided walk in Kent’s last medieval deer park.

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Deer keeping with Dom

Knole, Kent

Every season brings beautiful changes to the 1,000 acres of Knole Park. Dom Andrews, Knole's park and deer keeper, talks us through the sights to look out for and how he cares for the wild deer herd and ancient estate.