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Tilly at Crich Tramway Museum

Easter Days out with your dog

The Peak District has lots of fun Easter stuff to do over the next week, and all of the following Easter treats can be done with your furry friend! Ecclesbourne Valley Railway – (Wirksworth) (Tuesday 15th – Thursday 17th April) Contact tel: 01629 823076 Times: 9.30 – 6pm Dogs are allowed to travel on the […]

Entrance to Grinlow dog friendly caravan site in Buxton

Visiting dog friendly campsites in Buxton

Making the best of a school inset day, my daughter and I headed off to find some dog friendly campsites in the Peak District. The aim being to distribute as many of our new postcards as possible. We started in Buxton, and after having taken Tilly for a lovely walk around Grinlow Woods, we called […]

Camping with your dog

Planning a Camping Trip with your dog in the Peak District

Camping is always a fun activity and it is a great way to holiday with your family and your dog. No kennel fees to pay and plenty of walking and fresh air to help you sleep well at night under canvas. The Peak District is well known for being a great place to walk and […]

Dog walk sign at Caravan park

Finding a dog friendly campsite near Ashbourne

Following our trip around Buxton dog friendly campsites , we continued to Ashbourne to find more dog friendly places. Our first stop was Rivendale, which can be found on the A515 from Buxton towards Ashbourne. This campsite advertises itself on A boards by the side of the road, particularly mentioning the dog friendly cafe on […]

Dog walk in the Goyt Valley

Girls in the Goyt Valley

Tilly and her daughter have just enjoyed the morning having a great dog walk around the Goyt Valley. They started at the Errwood Car Park and raced up the hill towards Shining Tor, enjoying a pit stop at the trig point. They then carried along the path towards Cats Tor before turning right and trotting […]

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 Accommodation

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dog Friendly Walks

Dog walk in the Goyt Valley

Girls in the Goyt Valley

Tilly and her daughter have just enjoyed the morning having a great dog walk around the Goyt Valley. They started at the Errwood Car Park and raced up the hill towards Shining Tor, enjoying a pit stop at the trig point. They then carried along the path towards Cats Tor before turning right and trotting […]

The Wild Rhubarb Walk

The Wild Rhubarb Walk

Walk : The Wild Rhubarb Walk Distance:  3.2 miles approx     Time: 1 hour approx Grid ref:  SK135733                  Terrain:  This walk uses sections of the Monsal trail which are flat and easy to walk on. However to access the riverside path, there are several steep steps and some rocky sections of path next to the river. […]

Tilly on the top

The Bakewell Loop

Distance:     Approx 3.25 miles Time:            Approx 1.5 hours Grid Ref:      SK218685 Post Code:   DE45 1DS Terrain:         Easy, flat, along the trail and paths. This is a pleasant circular walk which follows part of the Monsal Trail and includes a public bridleway and some roads. There are some spectacular views of Bakewell as you […]

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 – […]