More and more UK destinations are welcoming four-legged friends, with beaches, eateries and all kind of attractions open to every member of the family. But for pure pet-friendly perfection, you really can’t beat a break in the Peak District.
The ultimate doggie destination, you will find great walks, lovely towns and plenty of animal friendly attractions. Whether you’re exploring the region’s rich history, its stunning scenery, or just looking for somewhere to tire out your four-legged friend, you will find it in Derbyshire. Here are a few of our favourite dog-friendly attractions in the Peak District.
Considered by many to the Peak District’s answer to the Lakes, these three lovely large bodies of water are perfect for a wander around. The Ladybower, Derwent and Howden reservoirs offer spectacular scenery, complete tranquillity and an amazing experience whether you have two legs or four.
The house may be spectacular, but it’s the garden and park that four-legged friends and their owners fall in love with. There’s plenty of space and stunning scenery to explore around the estate. Dogs must stay on leads at all times, but there are plenty of dog friendly stops along the way, where everyone can stop, rest and refresh themselves.
One of the Peak District’s main attractions is entirely suitable to enjoy with pets. Take a walk or cable car to the top and you can enjoy amazing views, refreshments and activities for all the family. Back on the ground, you can take a wander along the river and explore the popular resort of Matlock Bath.
Fascinating history and a great dog walking location makes this a brilliant day out for all kinds of holidaymakers. The imposing ruins of Peveril are set on a hilltop, and there’s a wonderful walk up to reach them. Amazing views and a fascinating tale await at the top; it’s a perfect place for holidaymakers and their pets to explore the unrivalled beauty of the Peaks.