Walking your dog this spring in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire

As winter finally fades away, you can see spring bursting into life around you at our special places. Our beautiful walks in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire are prefect to enjoy with family, friends and furry companions. At this time, many of the birds we care for are nesting on the ground and can be easily disturbed by our four legged friends. Here are our top recommendations to make the most of your dog walks this spring, along with simple tips to keep our nesting birds safe and happy.

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Walking with your dog in the Peak District 

Explore this stunning part of the Peak District by visiting Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors with your dog, whilst helping us care for nesting birds.

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Explore the Elizabethan grounds of Hardwick with your dog 

Explore the Elizabethan grounds of Hardwick with your four legged friends for a walk with a difference. From the Park Centre, you can enjoy stunning views of the hall at the top of the hill as you wander round the various ponds and lakes. As there are live cattle here, we've also included tips on how to get the most from your dog walk.

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Clumber Park is perfect for a casual stroll or forest adventure with your furry friend 

With over 38,000 acres to discover, Clumber Park is a fantastic place to explore with furry friends. Stay close to our cafe' facilities for a casual stroll around the south lake or venture out into the forest beyond the lake, keeping our nesting birds happy and waggy tails wagging.