Dog-friendly places in Northern Ireland
With water bowls, hitching posts and plenty of ground to cover, the places in our care aren't just for history-loving hounds. The sandy beaches and woodland trails on offer are a dog-walker's dream. From dog exercise areas to dog-friendly accommodation, discover a slice of canine heaven when visiting with your four-legged friend. Here's all you need to know about dog-friendly places in Northern Ireland.
Discover Giant's Causeway with your dog. Head out for a bracing walk to see the world-famous stones and coastline, stop by the café or explore the visitor centre. Giant's Causeway is a three pawprint rated place.
Discover Mount Stewart with your dog. With acres of parkland to explore there's plenty of space for them to bound, sniff, jump and splash. Mount Stewart is a two pawprint rated place.
Castle Ward is a three pawprint rated place. Discover Castle Ward with your dog. With miles of trails to explore there's plenty of space for them to bound, sniff, jump and splash.
Downhill Demesne is a one pawprint rated place. Discover Downhill Demesne with your dog. Explore the clifftop garden and wander through the historic coastal landscape to see the famous Mussenden Temple.
Dogs are welcome on Portstewart Strand and with two miles of golden sand to enjoy, there are plenty of opportunities for walking and splashing along the beach. Portstewart Strand is a one pawprint rated place.
Rowallane Garden is a three pawprint rated place. Discover Rowallane Garden with your dog. Explore the pleasure ground, stroll through the walled garden & wander through woodland.
Castle Coole is a one pawprint rated place. Dogs are welcome at Castle Coole. Please help to ensure that all visitors, with or without dogs, can enjoy their visit by following these guidelines.
Your dog will love The Argory with plenty of sights and smells to explore around the estate, as well as a dedicated play area. The Argory is a two pawprint rated place.
Florence Court is a one pawprint rated place. Dogs are welcome at Florence Court. Stride out through acres of parkland and historic woodland. Your dog will find plenty of opportunities for bounding, jumping, sniffing and splashing through the estate.
Derrymore, as the only parkland near the centre of Newry, is an excellent spot for walking with your canine companion. We want everyone to enjoy this beautiful spot, so we ask visitors coming with their dogs to follow these guidelines which are in-line with the Countryside Code.