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.

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Dog-friendly holiday cottages for your four-legged friend 

Going on holiday doesn’t mean you have to leave your dog behind. With over 160 dog-friendly cottages to choose from, we’re sure to have the ideal one for you and your four-legged friend.

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Visiting Polesden Lacey with your dog

Polesden Lacey, Surrey

We welcome dogs in a large area of the gardens and Mrs Greville who owned Polesden was a bit of a dog lover too.


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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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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Bring your dog to Dunster Castle

Dunster Castle, Somerset

Where can our four-legged friends sniff out some doggy treasure at Dunster Castle?

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Dog walking at Aira Force

Aira Force and Ullswater, Cumbria

We know that there is no better companion for a walk than your dog and Aira Force is the perfect place to explore, on four legs or two.

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Visiting Winkworth Arboretum with your dog

Winkworth Arboretum, Surrey

We welcome well-behaved dogs and their owners to explore Winkworth at any time of year. Read our full policy >

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Walking your dog on Blakeney Point and Cley Beach

Blakeney National Nature Reserve, Norfolk

To help minimise disturbance to ground-nesting birds we have produced some handy advice and a map to show you where you can walk with your dog.


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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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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Autumn walks at Cotehele

Cotehele, Cornwall

Cotehele’s autumn tinted garden and woodlands are full of birds and wildlife; pull on your boots and get ready to explore.

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Dog walking at Charlecote Park

Charlecote Park, Warwickshire

Find out more about dog-walking at Charlecote.


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 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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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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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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Welcome to our four-legged friends

Montacute House, Somerset

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