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Best places to visit with your dog

Sometimes, you just need to get out of the house. Whether you’re trying to find an attraction that’ll keep the kids and dog entertained or something for you and your dog to enjoy together or simply somewhere to escape the frantic planning of back-to-school prepping.

Well, here’s our list of the best places to visit with your pet, without having to worry about passports.



A county filled to the brim with plenty of things to do with your dog, Devon offers a variety of options perfect for any type of family. From the hikers to the thrill-seekers, the relaxers and the non-stoppers. Babbacombe Model Village or The Milky Way Adventure Park will be enjoyed by all or head towards Slapton Sands and Torcross Beach to cool off if it’s hot.

North Yorkshire

If you’re looking for somewhere to visit where you can spoil your pup then look no further, Doggie Diner is where you need to go. With a Hound, Human and Drink menu there’s sure to be something to eat for the fussiest of eaters, to those that’ll eat anything on the plate in front of them.



If you enjoy hiking, then this is the place for you. You don’t have to climb Snowdon to enjoy the beauty of the National Park. There’s plenty to see and do, like visiting Beddgelert, the home of a faithful hound named Gelert, or venturing out of the mountains for a day out to Greenwood Family Park where your dog can join in on some of the fun too or enjoy a picnic next to Llyn Peris.


A county on the south coast of Wales with fantastic dog-friendly beaches and attractions. While it’s worth booking somewhere to stay if you’re coming from the border or live further North so that you can enjoy the county and city. The National Showcaves of Wales is just a short drive away, or check out the dog-friendly listings at Cinema & Co or simply head to the beach for a few hours of sea air.


Argyll and Bute

If you’ve ever wanted your dog to experience pooch prison, then Inveraray Jail is the place to go. This visit is sure to make them think twice before chewing the mail or going toilet on the new rug again. While in the area, you’ll be spoilt for choice for places to visit with your dog, with plenty of walks to choose from, pubs and cafes usually welcome dogs, and other attractions that’ll be enjoyed by kids and canine alike!

Firth of Forth

Best places to visit with your dog

If you’re heading towards Edinburgh then why not hop on a dog-friendly boat and head across the Firth of Forth, towards Inchcolm Island where there are lots to do and see without being in a busy city.

Northern Ireland

Dog-friendly spots are on the rise in Northern Ireland, which is good news for those of us who own a dog, or ten. If you’re a fan of TV and films, there are lots of must-see filming locations from Game of Thrones seasons and the Harry Potter films that can’t go amiss if you’re in Northern Ireland. This includes the Giant’s Causeway, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Hello, lovely readers, I'm Catrin George. I'm a treat dispenser and walk giver to Marvel, the border collie. I'm here to give you the latest updates and low downs on anything and everything pet related, whether they miaow, woof, or neigh. The blogs will be filled with news, reviews, and charity visits with some discounts and giveaways squeezed in-between. So, keep your eyes peeled here!

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