Dog walking in Kent and East Sussex

If you have a dog, he or she is no-doubt very much a part of your family life. Canine companions are welcome across lots of the countryside and special places we look after in Kent and East Sussex. Here are are some of the beautiful spots for you and your four-legged friend to explore. Every time you take to the trails together, you help us maintain paths for years to come.

Visitor walking their dog in the parkland

Bring your dog to Chartwell

Here at Chartwell, we love dogs. Bring your furry companion along on a short lead for a stroll around the gardens or go for a roam in the woods. Find out more about where you can and can't take your dog here.

Visitor walking their dog in the parkland

Dog walking at Bodiam Castle

Planning a day out with the dog? Dogs on short leads are welcome in the grounds around Bodiam Castle and in the Castle-view café.

Two ladies walking their dogs down past the mansion in the garden

Dog Walking at Scotney Castle

We love dogs, and they're more than welcome to come and explore the estate and garden at Scotney Castle.

Visitors enjoying an autumnal dog walk around the estate

Dog walking at Sissinghurst Castle Garden

We love all things dog here at Sissinghurst so you can be at ease when strolling through the estate in the company of other dog lovers. Read on to find out some useful information to help you enjoy your winter walks.

Dog walking through bluebells

Dog walking at Ightham Mote

Whether your furry friend wants a gentle walk through sheltered woodland, or a more strenuous climb with fantastic views, we have some great way-marked routes on our 500 acre estate. Just make sure you read our pointers before you set off.

A dog out for a winter stroll

Dog walking at Knole

With over 1000 acres of parkland, there's plenty of space to walk, run and enjoy the great outdoors with your furry companion. Have a quick read of our pointers on dog walking at Knole before you set off.

Batemans Ellie enjoying picnic

Dog walking at Bateman's

You and your four legged friend can leisurely enjoy one of the three walks out on the Bateman’s estate. Which one will you choose?

Owners walking their dog in the autumn sunshine

Bring your dog to Emmetts Garden

Share a stroll around Emmetts Garden with your dog. Allowed in all corners of the estate, there’s no better place for them to spend a day.

Dog peering through bridge at Sheffield Park East Sussex

Dog walking at Sheffield Park and Garden

Dogs are welcome in the garden after 1.30pm. Find out more about our dog-friendly facilities and access times for the garden.

Visitors walking their dog at South Foreland Lighthouse, White Cliffs, Kent

Walking your dog at the White Cliffs of Dover

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.

Visitors dog-walking at Ickworth, Suffolk

Taking the lead on the South Downs

The South Downs are a great place to walk your dog, so there's always somewhere near to you where you can enjoy this rich countryside throughout the year.