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Events in September with your dog

Matlock Bath Illuminations 6th September to 25th October 2014 Matlock Bath, Derbyshire DE4 3NR You might wish to avoid the fireworks nights with your dog, see the website for further details. Hartington Wakes 14th September 2014 This country show will feature livestock, stalls, a bar, local produce ad handicrafts including “Hartington Young People’s Activity Club, who […]

Chatsworth Country Fair - dogs

Country shows in August

Country shows are a great day out for the family and your dog, so I thought I would give you a few dates for some shows in August. 16th August: Ashbourne Show at Osmaston. DE6 1LU 25th August: Hope Show, in Hope, including sheepdog trials, gun dog displays, tractors etc. 29th -31st August: Chatsworth Country […]

Tilly in the Goyt Valley

12 things to do with your dog in the Peaks

12 places that dogs are welcome in the Peak District.

Sunny Goyt Valley

A day out in Buxton with your dog

If you are looking for a nice day out with your dog, then you need look no further than Buxton.  With a host of dog friendly pubs and local attractions there is something for everyone, including the Buxton Tram affectionately known as “The Wonder of the Peak”. Superb Scenic Walks If you want to blow […]

Views of reservoir from Torside

Road trip to Dark Peak District

Last week, I needed to go to Manchester for a quick business trip. Since I didn’t want to leave Tilly at home, I decided to find some dog walks along the way. Travelling from Buxton, I followed the A6 to Chapel en le Frith and then turned off the dual carriageway and carried on along […]

Glossop reservoirs

Visiting Glossop with your dog

Glossop is a relatively unexplored haven for dog owners. The market town is tucked away in the north west of the National Park, just 15 miles from Manchester, and is known as the “gateway to the Peak District.”  Not only is Glossop a picturesque town to enjoy a stroll around, it is also a great place from which […]

Dog Friendly Accommodation

Dovedale holiday cottage

Valley View, Dovedale Holiday Cottage

Self catering holiday cottage in Dovedale. There are great dog friendly walks from the door plus the river to splash in at the bottom of the lane (but do be careful of the duck colony that lives there!) We allow up to 5 dogs in the downstairs areas of the cottage only, which are either […]

The Old Piggery

The Old Piggery, Tideswell

The Old Piggery is a cottage perfect for two, where dogs are made to feel very welcome. It is located in an elevated position on the edge of the village of Tideswell up a secluded lane with beautiful views across the Peak District countryside. With great walks on the doorstep the cottage is ideally situated […]

Enjoy the outdoors at Ringehay Holiday Cottages

Ringehay Farm, nr Leek

Ringehay Holiday Cottages are 4 star gold award graded, luxury self-catering holiday cottages. Our cottages enjoy a secluded location in an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ on the edge of the Peak District National Park. With spectacular views over the surrounding Derbyshire and Staffordshire countryside and set within 38 acres of unspoilt meadowland with private […]

Riverside House, Holiday Cottage

Riverside House, Litton Mills

Self catering holiday cottage in Litton Mill. There are great dog friendly walks from the door plus the river to splash in at the back of the cottage. We allow up to 5 dogs in the downstairs areas of the cottage only, which are either tiled or wooden flooring. We provide stair gates and dog […]

Welyarde Holiday Cottage

Welyarde Holiday Cottage, Tideswell

Welyarde is an historic cottage located on a quiet road in Tideswell. Once three individual farmers’ cottages with a field behind, it is now a beautiful beamed 3-bedroom holiday home with a large secure garden. With great walks on the doorstep the cottage is ideally situated for walkers and those who enjoy the outdoors, yet […]

Heather Cottage

Heather Cottage, Upper Hulme.

Flexible Accommodation available for up to 14 people. Located in a beautiful area of the Peak District between Ramshaw Rocks and the Roaches in 17 acres of private Land Ideal for outdoor enthusiasts, Rock Climbing, Walking, Cycling, Trail Biking, Horse Riding from the door. Dogs allowed at no extra charge by prior arrangement. 17 acres […]

Dog Friendly Walks

Goyt Valley Woodland Walk

Woodland Dog Walks

We have such a diverse landscape in the Peak District, ranging from open moorland and gritstone edges to soft green pastures and rolling hills, but one of my favourite places for a dogwalk is walking in the woods. In the Summer, it is cool and you can avoid the harsh summer sun (if you want […]

Black Rocks Cromford

Black Rocks – Cromford

If you want a dog walk that is pretty much all off lead in an area that offers stunning views and a mix of moorland walking and woodland walking, then Black Rocks at Cromford is for you! Despite the fact that we have lived in the Peak District for over eight years, I had not […]

We had to breathe in during this walk!

National Trust Dog Walks

Just been having a trawl through the website to find National Trust places that are dog friendly. Here are a few things that I have discovered…. Hardwick Hall Has 900 acres of parkland where dogs are welcome, water bowls are available in the Stableyard. Walk around Hardwick Hall – dogs are allowed on leads – […]

Salcey forest

Visiting the Peak District from London – Motorway walks

We’ve just spent a  long weekend in London, visiting family and of course the dog came too! It usually takes us about 4 hours to make the drive down to Bromley which is South East of London. It’s a pretty straight forward drive, basically get onto the M1 and then head down to the M25 […]

Tilly in the Goyt Valley

12 things to do with your dog in the Peaks

12 places that dogs are welcome in the Peak District.