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Dog-Friendly Walks in the UK

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January 26, 2022 | 3 minutes read time

Did you know that exercising more accounts for 50% of all New Year’s resolutions? If you also happen to have a dog, 2022 is the perfect time to get outside, exercise your pet, and take some incredible walks together. Forget searching “dog walks near me”, we’ve got you covered with dog-friendly walks all over the country. You may even be inspired to take a staycation to explore spots further afield.

Lake District Dog Days Out

Known for its glacial ribbon lakes, the Lake District also offers stunning views from higher grounds. Walking your dog here will offer breathtaking views, and you can select dog-friendly walks that are either hilly and challenging or breezy, like a lakeside ramble. Check out the Claife Viewing Station and café in the Courtyard where your pup is also welcome.

Dog Friendly Walks in Wales

If you’re in Wales, places to walk dogs include coastlines, mountains, woodlands, villages and more. When it comes to summer temperatures, the average daily high is 18º C, making most days not too hot for your dog. Looking for some places to check out along the way? Besides local dog walking, there are plenty of dog-friendly activities you can enjoy together.

Beaches in Northern Ireland for You and Your Dog

The beauty of being in Northern Ireland is the access to miles of coastline. If you’re looking to go any time, these beaches are dog-friendly year-round. You can also explore mountains, woodlands and more with these other dog-friendly walks.

Lake District Dog Days Out

Known for its glacial ribbon lakes, the Lake District also offers stunning views from higher grounds. Walking your dog here will offer breathtaking views, and you can select dog-friendly walks that are either hilly and challenging or breezy, like a lakeside ramble. Check out the Claife Viewing Station and café in the Courtyard where your pup is also welcome.

Dog Friendly Walks in Wales

If you’re in Wales, places to walk dogs include coastlines, mountains, woodlands, villages and more. When it comes to summer temperatures, the average daily high is 18º C, making most days not too hot for your dog. Looking for some places to check out along the way? Besides local dog walking, there are plenty of dog-friendly activities you can enjoy together.

Beaches in Northern Ireland for You and Your Dog

The beauty of being in Northern Ireland is the access to miles of coastline. If you’re looking to go any time, these beaches are dog-friendly year-round. You can also explore mountains, woodlands and more with these other dog-friendly walks.

Walking Your Dog in North West, England

There are plenty of dog-friendly walks in the North West that span from easy to difficult and across different terrains such as hills, forests and parks. If you’re keen to explore a city on a day trip with your furry friend, check out what Liverpool and Manchester have to offer. Keep track of your furry friend when they’re off lead with Curve, the smart GPS tracker. Curve can be attached to your pet’s collar or harness using the Pet tracker pack clip so you can keep track from the Vodafone Smart App.

North East, England Top Dog Walks

Whether you’re looking for something hilly or flat in the North East, Tyne & Wear has many dog-friendly walks to choose from. Worried about your little Houdini? Check out our top tips for how to prevent your dog from running away. If you’re walking around Newcastle Upon Tyne, check out these pubs for a pint with your pup. Alongside being able to follow your pooch with Curve, the smart GPS tracker, you can also save walks you take, see the distance your travel and time spent rambling from the Vodafone Smart App.

Dog-Friendly Places to Visit in South West, England

The South West is full of walkies potential. Explore dog-friendly coastal paths, Exmoor National Park walks and more in Somerset. Over in Cornwall, there are miles of capes, coves, bays, and harbours to discover with your dog by your side. Turn your jaunt into a day trip and let your four-legged friend tag along to these dog-friendly tourist attractions in the South West.

Dog Walks in South East, England

With a town name like Petworth, the South East has a lot to offer to you and your dog. Check out these pubs, bars, cafes and restaurants or look at these cottages in Petworth (all dog-friendly). Dog-friendly walks include the White Cliffs of Dover and these walks in West Sussex or Surrey. If you’re looking for fun dog days, check out all that Brighton has to offer.

Walks for You and Your Dog in the Midlands 

There are miles of woodlands and mountains to offer when it comes to dog-walking spots in the Midlands. If you’re visiting or live in the Peak District, there are plenty of circuits to explore. If you’re looking for the perfect dog day out, plan a trip to explore dog-friendly Kenilworth Castle or try out these pup-approved pubs in Worcestershire.

Dog Days Out in London

From drive-in cinemas and farms to bingo and crazy golf, you’ll never run out of dog-friendly places to visit in London. There are also plenty of parks for dog walking or a cheeky picnic as well as walking routes for a longer stroll. If you’re from London and looking to escape the city, check out Hitchin Lavender fields with your best friend.

Dog-Friendly Walks in Scotland

Scotland doesn’t disappoint when it comes to dog-friendly walks. You and your pet have loads of trails to choose from, and the views from these dog walks will have you snapping photos left and right. Planning a trip together? Both you and your best friend can check into an unforgettable dog-friendly glamping experience. While you’re at it, don’t forget to make a booking at one of these restaurants

Whether you decide to explore your own stomping grounds or choose to travel somewhere new, we hope these dog-friendly walks in the UK offer you a new ‘leash’ on life in 2022. Don’t forget to pack all the essentials for the weather and season as well as help prevent losing track of your dog. Plan on walking your best friend off-lead? Learn more about how Curve, the smart GPS tracker and the Pet tracker clip can help you stay connected with real-time GPS dog tracking.

* Vodafone’s Dog Exercise Calculator is just for fun and not intended for medical purposes. Please always consult your vet for their recommendation about your dog’s health and wellbeing.

 

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