Dog Friendly Attractions in the UK

Do you love exploring with your dog? Doggy days out are the best, so wherever you are in the UK, sniff out the perfect day out for you and your canine companion.

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Exbury Gardens
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Exbury, England SO45 1AZ, United Kingdom
The Gardens are a spectacular 200 acre (80 hectare) site, world-famous for the Rothschild Collection of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, rare trees and shrubs.  This earthly paradise offers a [...]
Helmsley Walled Garden Dog Friendly Yorkshire (PC Richard Aspinall)
Helmsley Walled Garden
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Cleveland Way , YO62 5AH, United Kingdom
Come and enjoy a dog-friendly day out at Helmsley Walled Garden and stroll through beautiful displays of flowers, fruit and vegetables. Enjoy the Clematis Garden or take time out to sit in the O [...]
Canonteign Falls Dog Friendly Attraction
Canonteign Falls
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2 Mines Cottages , Christow, EX6 7NS, United Kingdom
Situated within Dartmoor National Park in the heart of Devon's Teign Valley, natural and manmade waterfalls tumble down ancient rock formations to meet the tranquil lakes below, offering some of [...]
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Dunster Castle
7 Castle Hill , Dunster, TA24 6SJ, United Kingdom
An ancient castle and comfortable country home with dramatic vistas and subtropical gardens where dogs are welcome. A message for our four-legged visitors....... Please ask your ow [...]
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Launceston Steam Railway
44 Saint Thomas Road , Launceston, United Kingdom
The Launceston Steam Railway links the historic town of Launceston with the hamlet of Newmills. The line runs for two and a half miles through the glorious Kensey Valley along the trackbed of th [...]
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Newlyn Art Gallery
33-35 New Road , Newlyn, TR18 5PZ, United Kingdom
For almost 120 years, Newlyn Art Gallery has been bringing the best in contemporary art to audiences in the south west. We are able to offer a wide and varied programme, showcasing the very best [...]
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Clovelly Court Gardens
26-33 High Street , Clovelly, England EX39, United Kingdom
Plants thrive in this sheltered sunny corner of North Devon. These old walled gardens are a contrast to the bustle of the village, so do go along and enjoy their tranquility and beauty. There's [...]
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Clovelly Visitor Centre & Village
26-33 High Street , Clovelly, England EX39, United Kingdom
 
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Helford River Cruises
Budock Vean Lane , TR11 5LG, United Kingdom
Helford River Cruises invite you on a memorable boat tour of the Helford River.An experienced boatman will guide you through the area of outstanding natural beauty with ancient oak woodlands and [...]
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Stanway House and Fountain
6 Vicarage Cottages , Stanway, GL54 5PQ, United Kingdom
Stanway House is a Jacobean Manor House, located near the village of Stanway in Gloucestershire, England. The manor was owned by Tewkesbury Abbey for 800 years then for 500 years by the Tracy fa [...]
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Berry's Farm Shop & Cafe
Swinithwaite, DL8 4UH, United Kingdom
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Helmsley Brewing Company
19 Bridge Street , Helmsley, YO62 5BG, United Kingdom
Come and visit our micro brewery, complete with its own brewing gallery, and sample some of our fabulous brews in our tasting room. Your furry friend is welcome too - for the tour, not th [...]
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West Dean Gardens
Church Lane , , United Kingdom
West Dean Gardens features a restored Walled Kitchen Garden, a spectacular 300 foot-long Edwardian Pergola, a Spring Garden, award winning Sunken Garden and beautiful parkland walk with views ov [...]
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Tanglewood Wild Garden
Newbridge, England TR20 8PN, United Kingdom
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Osterley Park
209 Jersey Road , Isleworth, England TW7 4RE, United Kingdom
A rare survival in Greater London, Osterley Park provides a peaceful retreat with acres of parkland to enjoy. Open all year there are many walks to take, stopping to admire the view of t [...]
Scholars Punting Dog Friendly Cambridge
Scholars Punting Cambridge
Thompsons Lane , Cambridge, England CB5 8AG, United Kingdom
What could be more idyllic than punting down the river with your pooch in tow? Our tours include the seven riverside colleges, and 9 bridges. Your chauffeur will tell you a history of each. It [...]
Windermere Lake Cruises Dog Friendly
Windermere Lake Cruises
1 Glebe Road , Bowness-on-Windermere, LA23 3HE, United Kingdom
Sailings every day except Christmas Day from Lakeside, Bowness & Ambleside Piers. A range of cruises are available from a 45 minute circular to the great value Freedom of the Lake ticket, wh [...]
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Rutherford's Punting Cambridge
Quayside , Cambridge, England CB5 8AB, United Kingdom
Get ready for some quintessentially British messing about in boats with Rutherford's Punting Cambridge - but this time with your best friend! It's the ideal summertime and holiday activity feat [...]
Devon Steam Railway Dog Friendly Attraction Devon
South Devon Railway
30-33 Dart Bridge Road , Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0DZ, United Kingdom
At the heart of the South Devon Railway, which runs from Buckfastleigh to Totnes Riverside, on the southern fringes of Dartmoor, is a delightful 14-mile return steam train journey along the deli [...]
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Lowther Castle and Gardens
Unnamed Road , CA10 2HG, United Kingdom

The Hamlet at Samlesbury Hall has a luxury Glamping experience like no other. Our dog friendly Shepherd’s Huts can sleep up to four people on the finest European oak beds with memory foam mattresses, an en-suite bathroom complete with power shower. Central heating to keep you warm in the winter, complete with outdoor seating area lit with our beautiful festoon lights, and a fire pit for the perfect evening under the stars. We even have free WiFi, to keep the whole family entertained. The Hamlet is set in the grounds of Samlesbury Hall. An almost 700 year old historic house in the heart of Lancashire.

The Gardens are a spectacular 200 acre (80 hectare) site, world-famous for the Rothschild Collection of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, rare trees and shrubs. 

This earthly paradise offers a riot of colour in Spring, an oasis of tranquillity in Summer followed by a splendid show as the leaves change in the Autumn. 

Capture Exbury’s hidden beauty and escape the cares of the world as you explore a myriad of pathways. Children will love the adventure play area and looking at all the wildlife that we have! Top the day off with an ice-cream or tea and cake in Mr Eddy’s Tea Rooms.

BRING YOUR DOG

Dogs are very welcome to visit Exbury Gardens, we simply ask they are kept on a short lead and leave nothing behind but paw prints! There are over 22 miles of pathways in the Gardens, with a variety of walking surfaces and different habitats to explore. The majority of pathways are flat and it is very easy walking. A leaflet given to visitors on arrival shows the location of dog bins.

Well-behaved dogs are also welcome on the Exbury Gardens Steam Railway, which runs a 20 minute journey along a 1¼ mile track into the Summer Lane Garden (not accessible by foot).

Dogs are also allowed into the visitor restaurant and bowls of water are available outside. Further water bowls are found at the main entrance and the railway.

We’re a dog-friendly independent garden centre/gift shop. Your dogs are extra-welcome in our shop, plant area, and in the surrounding grounds (picnic tables and great food available).

We provide water, no dog is too big and we LOVE rescue mutts.Browse plants/pots/sculpture/cards/interesting stuff for the home plus lots of lovely unusual gifts for gardeners, wildlife, dog & cat lovers. A selection of pet items – leads, toys, beds, treats & special dog wipes for those emergencies!

The Plant Centre Dog Friendly Ludlow

 

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