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Grinlow Woods

Orienteering a great dog friendly activity in the Peak District

If you fancy a dog walk with a difference, why not try orienteering in Grinlow Woods, Buxton. Grinlow Woods is part of Buxton Country Park and the woods are managed by Buxton Civic Association. Address: Green Lane, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 9DH You can pick up a leaflet from Pooles Cavern for £1 which shows you […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Dog Friendly Accommodation

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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Salcey forest

Visiting the Peak District from London – Motorway walks

We’ve just spent a  long weekend in London, visiting family and of course the dog came too! It usually takes us about 4 hours to make the drive down to Bromley which is South East of London. It’s a pretty straight forward drive, basically get onto the M1 and then head down to the M25 […]

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 […]