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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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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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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Welcome to our four-legged friends

Montacute House, Somerset

You are welcome to enjoy the gardens and parkland with your owners throughout the season.

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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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Waggy tail days at Beningbrough

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens, North Yorkshire

Bring your four-legged friend to enjoy the Beningbrough gardens. The trial is now completed and dogs are welcome on open days with just a few areas left as dog free zones.

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Four-legged visits to Brean Down

Brean Down, North Somerset

Dogs on leads are very welcome at Brean Down. There are water bowls in the car park and outdoor eating area and plenty of coastal terrain to stretch four legs.


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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Walking your dog at Stowe

Stowe, Buckinghamshire

Take your dog on a paw patrol to explore the gardens and parkland. Please keep them on leads at all times. We provide water bowls outside the cafe for refreshment, treats in the shop and join our monthly guided dog walks.

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A dog's eye view of the North East

Dogs are always welcome to explore our places with their owners. Here's the lowdown on the best places for dogs in the North East.

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Walking your dog in the New Forest

New Forest Northern Commons, Hampshire

The New Forest is a great place for dog walking, with winding tracks perfectly suited for canine companions.

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Walking your dog at the White Cliffs of Dover

The White Cliffs of Dover, Kent

The White Cliffs of Dover are a great place to bring your dog for a walk, we have miles of footpaths for you both to enjoy. To help you while you're here take a look at our dog walking guide.

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Walking your dog at Waddesdon

Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

Enjoy a walk with your dog in the grounds of Waddesdon or within the wider estate.

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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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What your dog can expect

We're as mad about dogs as you are and many of our places provide facilities for you and your dog, such as shady parking spaces, water for drinking bowls and hitching posts where dogs may be left.

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Ticks and Lyme disease

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection spread to humans by infected ticks. Ticks are tiny spider-like creatures found in woodland and heath areas. Find out what to do if you're worried about ticks or Lyme disease.

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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.


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.


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.