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.

Walking trail

The Box Hill Hike

Box Hill, Surrey

This demanding circular hike is eight miles long. It should take around four hours but allow extra time for rest stops and lunch. The ground is rough in places with slippery slopes and rough paths - the views at the top of the climbs are well worth it.

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Visiting Polesden Lacey with your dog

Polesden Lacey, Surrey

We welcome dogs in a large area of the gardens and on the wider estate. Find out more about visiting Polesden Lacey with your dog here. For more information, please pick up a dog walkers leaflet when you arrive at Polesden Lacey.

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Visiting Uppark with your dog

Uppark House and Garden, West Sussex

Enjoy a day out at Uppark with your dog. Read this article to find out more about visiting with your four legged friend.

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Visiting Quebec House with your dog

Quebec House, Kent

Find out where you can take your dog on a visit to Quebec House.

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Visiting Toys Hill with your dog

Toys Hill, Kent

Find out all the information you will need to know before visiting Toys Hill with your dog.

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Visiting Felbrigg with your dog

Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate, Norfolk

A day out with the family isn't complete without your four-legged friend. Here are our top tips to ensure you and your dog make the most out of your day.

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Octavia Hill Centenary Trail - views and nature

Toys Hill, Kent

Celebrate the life of National Trust founder, Octavia Hill on a walk to Crockham Hill village and the church where she is buried, up to Mariners Hill and on past Chartwell, former home of Winston Churchill.

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Octavia Hill Centenary Trail - life and history

Toys Hill, Kent

Celebrate the life of Octavia Hill (1838–1912) on a walk to the picturesque village of Ide Hill and her commemorative seat, passing Emmetts Garden on the way back.

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Visiting Blickling with your dog

Blickling Estate, Norfolk

Blickling's parkland is the perfect place to take your four-legged friends for a walk. Take a look at our guide on walking with your dog at Blickling and our tips on how to make the most of your time with us.

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Good to Know: Your Visit to Nostell

Nostell, West Yorkshire

You no longer need to book in advance to visit Nostell. This article contains top tips for a grand day out for all the family, from access and facilities to the latest safety information.

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Visit Attingham with your dog

Attingham Park, Shropshire

We welcome well-behaved dogs at Attingham Park and there are acres upon acres for you to enjoy with your canine companion.

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Dog friendly Castle Ward

Castle Ward, County Down

Castle Ward is a haven for dog walkers. Dogs on leads please unless you're in our dog exercise field where Fido is free to roam.


Dog walking in the North West

Discover some of the best countryside dog walks in the North West. From short strolls to longer rambles, here are our top picks for dog walkers around Cheshire, Liverpool and beyond.


Dog walking in the Midlands

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

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Visiting Baddesley with your dog

Baddesley Clinton, Warwickshire

Well behaved dogs are very welcome here at Baddesley and we've got a variety of walks for you to enjoy with your four legged friend. Find out more here...

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Bringing your dogs to Brancaster Beach

Brancaster Estate, Norfolk

Dogs and responsible owners are very much welcome on Brancaster Beach, we know they will enjoy it as much as you!

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Visiting Canons Ashby with your dog

Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire

Plan your pup's visit to Canons Ashby. Find out where you can enjoy our spaces with your four-legged friends, and what facilities we have for you to enjoy.

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Bringing your dog to Horsey Windpump

Horsey Windpump, Norfolk

Dogs on leads are welcome around Horsey Windpump, we know they’re part of the family too. Please note we do not allow dogs (with the exception of assistance dogs - ground floor only) inside the Windpump.