Walkies at Newark Park

Dog walking in Newark garden

Dogs are very welcome in the Newark garden and in the estate (please keep dogs on leads so as not to upset our livestock, chickens and peacocks).

Newark Park has a tradition of four-legged friends. In the 1890s the King family (who then lived in Newark House) had many dogs, and when they passed they were buried in the Newark gardens (each grave had its own little headstone). In the 1980s and 1990s Newark was resident to several great Danes, owned by Robert Parsons and Michael Claydon.

And although nowadays we can only allow assistant dogs in Newark House, we welcome dogs in the gardens and the estate, where they'll enjoy lots of interesting walks and smells.

We do ask owners to clear up after their dogs, and use the dog bin provided in the car park. We also ask for all dogs to stay on their leads, so dogs won't upset the estate sheep, cattle, chickens and peacocks.

And don't worry if you've forgotten your poo bags: our Visitor Reception always has some available free of charge (you'll also find dog bowls by the reception and outside the catering pavilion).