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Dog friendly parks & gardens in the Lake District

Dog friendly parks & gardens in the Lake District

There are some truly breathtaking dog friendly parks and gardens located within the Lake District. What better way to explore the great outdoors with your pet while taking in these stunning surroundings. Browse our list below to discover some of the options available.

MIREHOUSE & GARDENS

KESWICK

Dogs are welcome in the grounds on a short lead at all times. Just be aware, it is an offence to allow your pet to bother any livestock. Please keep your dog on a lead and give farm animals plenty of space not to feel intimidated. Cows on the other hand may be more curious, but should they charge toward you, drop your dog lead and run to safety.Your pet will be able to outrun any danger by itself. Dogs are welcome on the tables outside The Old Sawmill Tearoom.

Email: info@mirehouse.com

Website: www.mirehouse.co.uk


Mirehouse

KIRKLINTON HALL AND GARDENS

KIRKLINTON

Beautiful ruined house and gardens in the heart of rural Cumbria. Dogs are welcome on the site as long as you keep them on a lead. Open from 1st April until 30th September.

Email: info@kirklintonhall.co.uk

Website: www.kirklintonhall.co.uk


Kirklinton Hall

LOWTHER CASTLE AND GARDENS

PENRITH

Lowther Castle - for over fifty years an abandoned ruin - is rapidly becoming one of the Lake District's most popular visitor attractions. Gardens, café, shop and the castle itself, sited in a stunning landscape. Dogs must be on a lead at all times.

Email: info@lowthercastle.org

Website: www.lowthercastle.org


Lowther Castle

HOPE PARK

KESWICK

Visit Hope Park to meander through beautiful gardens, try your hand at a few park games and relax over tasty refreshments in Cafe Hope.

Email: cafehopekeswick@gmail.com

Website: www.hopeleisure.com


Hope Park

WHINLATTER

BRAITHWAITE

Whinlatter, England's only true Mountain Forest, is home to stunning views, fantastic walks, exhilarating mountain biking, rare wildlife and adventure play.

Email: whinlatter@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Website: www.forestry.gov.uk


Whinlatter

GRIZEDALE FOREST

GRIZEDALE

Walking your dog is a great way to exercise and explore the great outdoors. With miles of paths to explore at Grizedale, there’s no need to leave your four-legged friend behind next time you’re planning a day out.

Email: grizedale@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Website: www.forestry.gov.uk


Grizedale

HUTTON-IN-THE-FOREST

PENRITH

Hutton-in-the-Forest is a historic house in Cumbria with spectacular gardens and architecture. It is open to visit through the spring and summer. Dogs are also welcome in the tearoom.

Email: info@hutton-in-the-forest.co.uk

Website: www.hutton-in-the-forest.co.uk


Hutton-in-the-Forest

MUNCASTER

RAVENGLASS

Muncaster Gardens really are doggy heaven; with miles of paths which wind their way through more than 70 acres of wild, woodland garden and full of exciting smells and interesting corners to explore.

Email: info@muncaster.co.uk

Website: www.muncaster.co.uk


Muncaster

BROCKHOLE ON WINDERMERE

WINDERMERE

Brockhole loves our four-legged friends! Well-behaved dogs on leads are welcome in the gardens and grounds, the shop, the exhibition area and the cafe terrace and orangery.

Email: info@brockhole.co.uk

Website: www.brockhole.co.uk


Brockhole

WRAY CASTLE

LOW WRAY

Mock-Gothic castle sitting on the shores of Lake Windermere. Dogs are not allowed into Wray Castle, however they are welcome in the grounds on leads.

Email: wraycastle@nationaltrust.org.uk

Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wray-castle


Wray Castle

ALLAN BANK

GRASMERE

Make yourself at home at Allan Bank, where Grasmere's valley unfolds from the picture windows and woodland grounds. Dogs must be kept on leads in the house and grounds.

Email: allanbank@nationaltrust.org.uk

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/allan-bank-and-grasmere


Allan Bank