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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 […]

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 […]

Dog Friendly Treak Cliff Cavern

Visiting Castleton with your dog

Visiting Castleton with your dog Castleton is situated in one of the most picturesque areas of the Peak District and has an abundance of dog walks to enjoy. Situated between White Peak and Dark Peaks, the charming little village is a beauty to behold and you can enjoy a gentle stroll through the streets with your […]

Dog Friendly Accommodation

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dog Friendly Walks

Tilly on the top

Shillito Woods dog walk in Peak District

Just had a lovely walk this morning near Sheffield. Park at Shillito Woods carpark – grid reference SK295749 1. Cross Foxlane and walk through the small gate onto the access land. Towards Ramsley Moor. 2. Drop down to the bridleway and turn right. Follow this bridleway for about 20 mins or so, until you reach […]

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 […]

Ring of Trees Walk

Ring of Trees Walk in Buxton

Mum had to get the car serviced today, so we had plenty of time to have a great explore around Buxton. She had got this new book of walks that she wanted to use. It described a series of walks linking up the wooded areas in Buxton. She knows I really like Grinlow Woods, and […]

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 […]

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 […]