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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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dog Friendly Walks

Black Rocks Cromford

Choose a dog walk

Here are a few lovely dog walks that we have put together when you come up to the Peak District with your 4 legged friend! Monyash Meander – a short 2 mile walk around the village of Monyash and surrounding dales. Finishing with a visit to either a dog friendly pub or cafe. The Wild […]

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 […]

Little Happy Hounds

Little Happy Hounds Favourite Dog Walk

One of our favourite dog walks in Fernilee Reservoir, part of the Goyt Valley and just in the beginnings of the national park. Just after Whaley Bridge Derbyshire you head through the village of Fernilee and into Peak District National Park, eventually on the right is a track that leads to reservoir and car park. […]

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 […]

Sunny Goyt Valley

Sunshine all week!!!

Just had a beautiful walk in Monyash today. The sun was shining, and the birds were singing! I’m planning on making the most of the lovely weather this week. The MET office is predicting sunshine all week! Happy Days…. The temperature is going to be upwards of 23 degrees from Wednesday – so the short […]