Dog walking in Yorkshire

From coast to countryside, there are great dog walks all over Yorkshire. Find out where you and your dog can enjoy the great outdoors together on a walk in Yorkshire.

Children walking their dog within the grounds of Stainborough Castle

Bring your dog to Wentworth Castle Gardens

Wentworth Castle Gardens welcomes all well-behaved dogs and their humans. To make sure that everyone has an enjoyable visit, we have put together some tips if you are bringing your four-legged friend on a day trip.

Bring your dog to Fountains Abbey

Bring your dog to Fountains Abbey

Bring your four-legged friend along to explore Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal. There's lots to see!

Bring your dog to Beningbrough during the three month access trial

Bring your dog to Beningbrough

Bring your four legged friend to Beningbrough for a walk with the dog around the North Yorkshire gardens any day we're open.

Your Dog is Welcome in the Yorkshire Dales

Your dog is welcome in the Yorkshire Dales

Our countryside is open, however we encourage people to stay close to home to walk their four-legged friends, avoiding travel.

Dogs can enjoy walking and relaxing in the garden

Dog walking at Ormesby Hall

Dogs are welcome in the Ormesby Hall garden, courtyards and parkland. With over 200 acres to explore on paws and foot, Ormesby Hall estate is an excellent place to visit for a day out with your four legged friend.

A visitor walking his dog at Hardcastle Crags

Dog-friendly days out

Bring your four-legged friend with you to explore Hardcastle Crags. With over 400 acres of woodland, there’s lots to discover together.

Walking on the moor with a dog.

Your dog is welcome at Marsden Moor

Follow our doggy dos and don’ts for a safe and fun trip on the moors.


A guide to walking your dog in the countryside

We want everyone to enjoy the countryside with their dogs, but there are some important guidelines to follow in order to keep you, your dog, livestock and wildlife safe. There are times of the year when sheep, cattle and other rare wildlife are particularly at risk. We ask that you keep your dog on a short lead wherever you see these signs.