Explore Ilam Park and Dovedale with your dog

Dogs are welcome

Dogs are always welcome at Ilam Park and Dovedale. You'll find water bowls near the tea-room and toilets at Ilam Park. There are numerous walk routes for exercising your dog and taking in the countryside views.

Bringing your dog to Ilam Park and Dovedale

  • You'll find water bowls and dog parking points by the tea-room and the toilets at Ilam Park.
  • Please bag any dog waste and place in the main waste bins in the car park and the stableyard at Ilam Park.
  • Well behaved dogs are welcome in the shop and visitor centre with you at Ilam Park.
  • There is a route between Ilam Park and Dovedale that avoids stiles, making it easier for dogs and their owners. Look out for the 'alternative path' signs as you walk towards Dovedale from the village.
  • There are sheep and cows in the parkland and surrounding farmland throughout the year, so please keep your dog on a lead to avoid disturbing them.