Dog News/Events

Bulls Head Monyash

A dog walk and a pint

It’s that time of year, when you need to do brisk dog walks, as it’s getting a bit cooler. Now if you can follow the dog walk by dropping into a cosy dog friendly pub, that offers roaring log fires with warming drinks, then even better! There are plenty of places to do a nice […]

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 […]

Black Rocks Cromford

Visiting Matlock with your dog

If you’re heading to Matlock with your dog, you’ll enjoy the best of both worlds – beautiful countryside walks and a warm and friendly welcome from numerous cafes and pubs in the town. Matlock is wonderful – that’s probably why you’re going there, to walk round and take in the beauty of the town. But […]

Dogs enjoying a walk around Goyt Valley

Enjoying the Peak District with your dog

The Peak District is an ideal place to visit with your dog, it has glorious views from up high, picturesque villages and attractions galore with many places to explore for both man and dog. The towns of Ashbourne, Bakewell, Buxton and Matlock offer central points from which you can head out to see the attractions […]

Dogs welcome in the Peak District

Buy our Pub Guide – for less than the price of a pint of beer!

For less than the price of a pint of beer, you can now download our new guide Dogs Welcome in the Peak District.   We have listed over 100 pubs, cafes and attractions which are dog friendly. No more lurking outside pubs, trying to see if they will accept dogs. You can now walk in […]

Dog Friendly Walks

A dog walk along Cromford Canal

Cromford & The High Peak Incline – a walk review

Distance: 3.5 miles Time taken: 1.75 hours Terrain: Towpaths, trails, woodland paths and footpaths alongside busy road. I’ve just completed one of the walks shown in the Collins “Short Walks in the Peak District.”  Here is my review of it’s suitability for dog walkers. The walk begins from the Cromford Canal car park, which is […]

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 – […]

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 […]

Water Cum Jolly

Slipping on my backside down Slack side!

Today was a great day. What started off as an ordinary dog walk turned into a bit of an adventure. I started off at Millers Dale carpark and decided to walk along the Monsal trail towards Litton Mill. I had the ideas that I would walk through the tunnels as far as Cressbrook and and […]

Fere Mere Monyash

The Monyash Meander

Distance:  2 miles approx Time: 50 minutes Grid Ref: SK149666 Post Code: DE45 1JJ Terrain: Easy/Moderate (Mainly flat, with rocky outcrops in places) This walk starts off from Jack Mere car park in Monyash and follows the Limestone Way for a short distance before dropping down into Fern Dale and then walking back up through […]


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]