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
Dogs in the garden of a holiday cottage on the Holnicote Estate

Dog-friendly holiday cottages 

Our holiday cottages are set in amazing locations that are perfect for exploring the great outdoors, and with over 160 dog-friendly cottages to choose from you can bring your four-legged friend along on the adventure.

Dog peering through bridge at Sheffield Park East Sussex

Dog accessories 

Get organised for your next outdoor adventure with our range of dog accessories. From glow in the dark collars, to leads and chew toys, we'll make sure everyone is ready for your next outing.

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Canine companions at Castle Coole

Castle Coole, County Fermanagh

There is plenty for both you and your dog to enjoy at Castle Coole, with a variety of walks within the parkland and plenty of outdoor seating.

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Dog walking at Charlecote Park

Charlecote Park, Warwickshire

Find out more about dog-walking at Charlecote. The parkland is open from 9am so you can enjoy a quieter stroll.

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Peaceful summer walks at Cotehele

Cotehele, Cornwall

Cotehele’s colourful garden and woodlands are full of birds and wildlife; there are 1,300 acres to cover at this calm oasis, so come along and get ready to explore.

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Visiting Mottisfont with your dog

Mottisfont, Hampshire

We love dogs and they're more than welcome to explore the gardens and estate with you. While dogs are welcome in most places we ask that you keep dogs on a short lead at all times while you visit, so that everyone can enjoy their time with us.

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Four-legged friends

Montacute House, Somerset

You are welcome to enjoy the garden and parkland with your dogs throughout the season.


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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Octavia Hill Centenary Trail - East

Toys Hill, Kent

This 4 mile walk takes you to the picturesque village of Ide Hill, where you'll find a commemorative seat to Octavia Hill, and passes Emmetts Garden on the way back.

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Knightshayes Veteran and Champion Tree Walk

Knightshayes, Devon

Discover the unique and amazing champion trees which grow at Knightshayes from Redwoods, to Holly, to Sweet Chestnut trees.

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Central Bark Dog Friendly Cafe to remain open after successful trial

Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire

After reviewing the Central Bark dog friendly cafe trial, we are pleased to announce that due to the success of this trial, Central Bark will remain open for the foreseeable future.

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Dog walking at Hatchlands Park

Hatchlands Park, Surrey

Bring your dog for a walk at Hatchlands Park. Discover our two dog-friendly walking routes and some helpful hints for a happy and safe experience in our parkland and woodland.

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Under the Hawthorn at Stowe

Stowe, Buckinghamshire

This autumn open the door to the Grecian Valley at Stowe where you'll uncover how the designed landscape has inspired our predecessors and still draws creative responses today. Take in the restored statues and monuments on walks, guided tours, meet our Poet-in-Residence Dan Simpson and experts in a series of events throughout the season.


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.


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.


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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Octavia Hill Centenary Trail - West

Toys Hill, Kent

Celebrate the life of Octavia Hill, founder of the National Trust, on this commemorative 6 mile trail through the countryside of Kent.