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Dog Friendly Places to Visit These days many of the country's attractions are dog friendly. So if you're looking for somewhere to visit where your pet will be welcome too, have a look below.

Cumbria

Ullswater Steamers
Ullswater Steamers
Glenridding Pier House
Glenridding
Cumbria CA11 0US

Telephone 017684 82229
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Ullswater Steamers

Ullswater runs a serpentine course in three reaches, with the might of Helvellyn crowning the head of the lake at 3117 ft.

Ullswater Steamers create the perfect opportunity to combine a cruise with some of the most famous and spectacular walks in the Lake District.

Lake cruises with a difference...Location


Ullswater Steamers, Cumbria
Currently we have four vessels operating lake cruises on Ullswater; Lady of the Lake originally launched in 1877 and Raven in 1889. Lady Dorothy joined us in 2001
and Lady Wakefield in 2007.


Dogs are welcome onboard (there is a small charge)
and at the Pier Houses.

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Essex

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There's so much more to the county of Essex...


Visit Essex
So for a relaxing and rejuvenating weekend away,
why not head to the Essex countryside and
recharge your batteries?

Walking in dog friendly Essex



Try a walk through Constable Country with its picturesque villages, rolling farmland, rivers, meadows and ancient woodlands
in The Dedham Vale and Stour Valley. Or if you're feeling particularly adventurous, why not treat yourself to a few days crossing the county from south-west to north-east on the Essex Way long-distance walk, which leads you through 81 miles of ancient woodlands, open farmland, tree-lined river valleys and leafy green lanes. ANd for walkers with an interest in all things maritime, we have coastal walks full of wonderful seascapes and history.

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Visit dog friendly Essex

Essex has a wide variety of great
dog friendly places to visit,
from vineyards to nature reserves...
from country parks to beautiful gardens

Country parks and open spaces can be found all over Essex and they offer a great variety of activities.

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Gloucestershire


Dog friendly Stanway House Stanway House and Fountain
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL54 5PQ

Telephone 01386 584469
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One of Britain's most romantic Jacobean Manor Houses, Stanway was built of golden limestone in the days of Elizabeth I. Features of Stanway House include
the 14th century Tithe Barn, Jacobean Gatehouse, rooms full of unusual furniture and the sensation of being in a house that is thoroughly lived in.
Stanway House is surounded by 20 acres of gardens and landscaped grounds which contain an 18th century Pyramid, water mill, ice house, brewery, many exotic trees, a dog cemetery and glorious views.
The grounds are the setting for a 300ft single jet gravity fountain - the tallest fountain in Britain and the tallest gravity fountain in the world.

Opening Times

June, July & August
Tuesday and Thursday 2.00pm - 5.00pm
(House and Fountain)
Fountain plays
2.45pm - 3.15pm & 4.00pm - 4.30pm
Subject to drought and other adverse weather conditions

Stanwah High Fountain

For admission costs and further details
please visit the website.


Other Places to Visit


SOUTH EAST ENGLAND
Dog friendly Hampshire - suggestions for days out in Hampshire with your four-legged friend.
www.visit-hampshire.co.uk
Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway  Dogs are welcome at Exbury in the New Forest, on a short-lead. and free of charge on the Railway
Borde Hill Gardens, Park and Woodland. Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Weald and Downland Open Air Museum. Set in 50 acres of beautiful Sussex countryside with a collection of historic buildings, period gardens, together with farm animals, woodland walks and a picturesque lake. www.wealddown.co.uk
The Tempest restaurant in Christchurch, Dorset. Dogs very welcome, they even have their own menu.
www.the-tempest.info
Wellington Country Park offers 350 acres of beautiful Hampshire countryside to explore, lakes, parkland, open spaces, mature deciduous and coniferous woods linked by nature trails, picnic sites and superb play areas and equipment. www.wellington-country-park.co.uk
SOUTH WEST ENGLAND
Carwinion: Cornwall's Bamboo Garden  Beautiful, tranquil gardens,
Refreshments and Plant nursery available to visitors.  
The Donkey Sanctuary Sidmouth, Devon, is open 365 days a year from 9.00 a.m. until dusk. Admission and parking are free. Dogs should be kept on a lead www.donkeysanctuary.org.uk 01395 578222
The Old Mill Riverside Tearooms, Cotswolds. www.oldmill-lowerslaughter.com 01451 820052
Westonbirt - The National Arboretum, Gloucestershire. Together with their well-behaved companions,dogs can explore, off the lead, the sights and smells of Silk Wood, (which covers two thirds of the Arboretum), and the whole of The Downs area. www.forestry.gov.uk/westonbirt
NORTH OF ENGLAND
18th Century Beck Hall at Malham in North Yorkshire is happy to welcome you and your dog to its streamside tearoom.They serve cream teas , snacks and meals.
Beckett's is a small family run coffee shop serving delicious fairtrade coffee and snacks. Skinner Street, Whitby,
North Yorkshire.
Helmsley Walled Garden, N Yorkshire. A 5 acre walled garden set beneath Helmsley castle.
www.helmsleywalledgarden.org.uk
Muncaster Castle near Ravenglass in the Western Lake District. You can walk around Muncaster's spectacular gardens with your dog, they have an impressive collection at the World Owl Centre and a tea-room.
www.muncaster.co.uk
Grizedale Forest - Near Hawkshead this lovely area has walks to suit all abilities and some terrific views along the way, as well as a visitor centre and tea-room www.forestry.gov.uk/grizedale
SCOTLAND
Achamore Gardens  Isle of Gigha Heritage Trust, Craft Workshops, Isle of Gigha.
Angus Garden  Barguillean, Taynuilt. Dogs on leads. All year round, dawn till dusk

 

EAST ANGLIA
Blickling Hall Norfolk. A beautifully landscaped park which includes a lake and woodland to walk with your dogs.
Brandon Country Park, Suffolk. A delightful rural retreat in the grounds of a former stately house. This large park offers a network of paths and woodland to wander through and a visitor centre for information.
Danbury Country Park, Essex. A peaceful place to visit with lakes, meadows and woods in the grounds of a former palace. There is also a walled garden.
HEART OF ENGLAND
Evesham Country Park, Worcestershire. A lovely place with orchards, open fields and riversides.
Trimpley Reservoir, Nr Bewdley. Surrounded by Eymore wood, Trimpley is a haven of tranquillity, interrupted with only the occasional whistle of the steam trains as they pass.
WALES
Garwnant, Merthyr has over 400 acres of pristine forest, hills and waterfalls to explore, with numerous paths to follow or you can go off route. Beautiful, peaceful and tranquil. The visitor centre and Restaurant are open all year round.
Pewmbrey Country Park, Carmarthenshire. Set against the backdrop of the Gower Peninsula, overlooking Carmarthen Bay,the park has been transformed into one of Wales’s top visitor attractions providing a unique blend of coast and countryside.
 


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