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Two walkers with dogs on a grassy area next to a stone bridge, crossing a broad, shallow river
On the Seven Bridges Valley walk at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal | © National Trust Images/Chris Lacey

Dog-friendly places to visit

With parks, woods, moors and miles of coastline to explore, find a walk that both you and your dog will love. You can also learn about how we’re welcoming dogs to the places in our care.

Plan a dog-friendly visit

Visitors on a walk with their dog in Heddon Valley, Devon
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Visiting National Trust places with your dog 

If you’re bringing your dog to the places we care for, here’s information on the Canine Code and pawprint rating system to plan your visit.

A man sitting at a cafe table with two large dogs
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Best walks with dog-friendly cafés 

After a good dog walk in the fresh air, find a place to sit and relax with your dog in a dog-friendly café.

Dogs at Rothley Lakehouse, Northumberland
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Dog-friendly holiday cottages 

With more than 200 dog-friendly holiday cottages across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, there's no need to leave your dog at home.

Dog enjoying a Forthglade treat at Attingham Park, Shropshire
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How we're working with Forthglade for dog-friendly visits 

We've partnered with natural pet food maker Forthglade to create the Dogs Welcome project, helping you and your dog to get the most out of the places in our care.

Find a dog-friendly place to visit

    Small girl running between conical topiary hedges in the Cherry Garden at Ham House

    Where will you visit next?

    Discover lots of gardens, historic houses, days out at the coast and more.