Keep dogs under effective control
When you take your dog into the outdoors, always ensure it does not disturb wildlife, farm animals, horses or other people, by keeping it under effective control.
Our pregnant sheep are grazing across the estate at the moment so please keep your dog on a short lead in all areas with livestock and walk steadily and quietly past the animals.
This is a critical time for our rare breed flocks and it is vital that sheep are not worried by dogs or people.
- In accordance with the Countryside Code you must keep your dog on a short lead between 1 March and 31 July and all year round near farm animals.
- Keep your dog on a lead or keep it in sight at all times.
- Be aware of what it’s doing and only let it off the lead if you're confident it will return to you promptly on command.
- Ensure your dog doesn't stray off the path or area where you have a right of access.
Dogs are not permitted in the Hall, Gardens, Home Farm or Restaurant. However, they are allowed on the terrace outside the Old Rectory Restaurant. Dog water bowls are provided in the Stables and outside the Restaurant.
We would request that all dog waste bags are put in the two bins provided near the stable block.
As the RSPCA advise, "don't leave your dog locked alone in your car" at any time during the year when visiting Wimpole.