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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.

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 […]

Bulls Head Monyash

A dog walk and a pint

It’s that time of year, when you need to do brisk dog walks, as it’s getting a bit cooler. Now if you can follow the dog walk by dropping into a cosy dog friendly pub, that offers roaring log fires with warming drinks, then even better! There are plenty of places to do a nice […]

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 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 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 […]

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 […]

The dog at Errwood Hall

Goyt Valley Walk

This is a brilliant walk to blow the cob webs away.  It is mixed terrain, including hills, woodlands and moors. There are many walks, but the one detailed here starts from the Errwood Hall Car Park. For more details and a map, you will need the Goyt Valley Visitors Guide which outlines several waymarked routes, […]

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 […]

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 […]


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 […]

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 […]