Dog friendly attractions to visit
Painswick Rococo Garden
The only remaining pleasure garden of its kind, Painswick Rococo Garden is full of unusual views, from quirky sculptures to woodland walks and quintessential Cotswold views. With plenty of outdoor space to explore, it’s the perfect place for families to nurture their sense of adventure – with four-legged friends in tow! Complete with amazing architecture, woodlands and towering trees, the gorgeous Painswick Rococo Garden is perfect for a picturesque dog walk. Pooches are also allowed inside the café, which is stocked with doggy snacks sure to get tails wagging after a day of adventure.
One of the country’s most spectacular tree gardens, Westonbirt Arboretum promises hours of fun and exploration, with dogs free to roam the Silk Wood where there are seasonal trails to keep walkers entertained. It is for those who love an easy stroll in a controlled natural environment. Lovers of trees and arboriculture, these places are must-visits.
Bibury Trout Farm
Four legged friends will love watching their owners fish for supper with Bibury Trout Farm’s ‘catch your own’ fishery which is open daily from March to October. And, with plenty of green space and a water meadow to explore, Bibury is a great spot for a dog walk in the beautiful Cotswold countryside.
A National Trust site in Wotton-under-Edge, Newark Park welcomes dogs in the gardens and the estate, with plenty of pretty parklands to explore with canine companions in tow.
Located in the grandeur of Bathurst Estate, Cirencester Park is a great spot for a family day out, with dedicated doggy walking areas where four-legged friends can run, sniff and play to their heart’s content.
Cotswolds Water Park
Home to plenty of trails and bridle paths guaranteed to get tails wagging, dogs are welcome on a scenic walk through Cotswold Water Park, with picnic spots along the way for a well-deserved rest.