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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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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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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Bring your dog to Brockhampton

Brockhampton, Herefordshire

Dogs just love a day out at Brockhampton, with 1,700 acres to explore and plenty of dog-friendly seating outside the tea-room and Granary it's enough to get all tails wagging!

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Bringing your dog to Killerton

Killerton, Devon

With miles of paths and tracks, dogs love walkies at Killerton. Find out where you can go with your dog and where they can run off the lead; take a look at some dog-friendly walking routes.

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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 and Watermill, Somerset

Where can our four-legged friends sniff out some treasure (or doggy ice cream) at Dunster Castle?

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Can I bring my dog?

Tyntesfield, North Somerset

Dogs on short leads are welcome in most areas of the Tyntesfield estate. Here's what that means for your four-legged friend.

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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.


What to expect from your visit to Knole

Knole, Kent

The vast expanse of Knole's parkland offers green open space and the rare chance to walk within a protected conservation area. The park covers 1,000 acres, part of which is owned and managed by the National Trust, with the rest (including the deer herd) in the care of the Sackville family’s Knole Estate.

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The Lakeside walk

Berrington Hall, Herefordshire

Take a gentle stroll down to the lake and take a moment to take in the scenery and the sites and sounds of the parkland.

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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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Walking in the Gunby Estate

Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens, Lincolnshire

Take a walk to Gunby's Ice House Pond or venture further afield to the remains of Bratoft Manor. You need to pre-book your visit to go on these walks. You can book tickets from the 'What's On' section.

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Bringing your dog to Waddesdon

Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire

We know that dogs are part of the family so we allow dogs into the grounds so all the family can enjoy a day out together.

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Brancaster Beach

Brancaster Estate, Norfolk

Brancaster beach with it's wide expanse of golden sands is perfect for Summer sandcastles or Winter wanders. We are currently experiencing very high visitor numbers to Brancaster Beach with the car park (Not National Trust) reaching capacity most days. Here is some handy information to help you get the most from your visit.

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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.


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 the surrounding countryside. Please note, the woodland car park is currently closed. Entry to the estate is by pre-booked tickets only and entrance is via the main entrance.

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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. Why not pick up a dog walkers leaflet as you arrive at Polesden Lacey.

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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. You'll find plenty of water bowls on your route.