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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 […]

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RSPCA Sponsored Dog Walk – raising money for responsible dog ownership

RSPCA Sponsored Dog Walk Date: 17th August 2014 9am-4pm Venue: Macclesfield Forest (SK11 0NS) Organisers of the RSPCA sponsored dog walk in the Macclesfield Forest have asked me to explain the reasons for the dog walk and give you some information about how you can join in. Here’s what they have told me: “Macclesfield Forest […]

First puppy porridge Day 24

Recipe for Puppy Porridge

It’s been a momentous morning, the puppies have eaten their first puppy porridge! We have been giving them puppy milk for the last week, but decided that it was time to start filling their tummies up a little bit more. Needless to say, the porridge was a great hit! A bit messy, but now that […]

Cricket Inn totley

One man and his dog (and a pub too!)

Everyone knows that a dog is a man’s best friend and that bond can only get stronger for visiting the Peak District and its many dog friendly pubs. When visiting pubs with your dog in the Peak District, the obvious key point is to find dog friendly hostelries – and preferably at either end of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dog Friendly Walks

Dog on the Edge!

Snowy dog walk in the Peak District

Last Sunday, it was a beautiful sunny day and Tilly and I had a lovely dog walk close to where we live, the sun was shining, walkers were out in their droves and everyone was having a lovely time. As always, the Peak District weather can change very rapidly and this is what our dog […]

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 […]

Fere Mere Monyash

Monyash Meander

Mum’s just taken me on a great walk around Monyash. There was lots of rabbit smells around and I was running around like an overzealous hoover. We saw a few Duke of Edinburgh students about, with big ruck sacks on their backs. What’s that all about? All this walking is thirsty work, so it’s a […]

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 […]

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 […]