7 Top Dog Friendly Cambridgeshire Attractions & Days Out
The Best Places To Take Dogs in Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire is located close to major cities and still only a short drive to the coast offering the best of both worlds. Dog Friendly days out in Cambridgeshire have become increasingly popular due to demand.
If your after a tranquil holiday but still with easy access to major cities and towns, then Cambridgeshire could be the place for you.
Enjoy Zoo’s, Museums, Castles, Gardens, Restaurants and Bars all within a short driving distance. Below we have listed a number of dog friendly attractions in Cambridgeshire for you to try:
Activities & Things to Do
Find below 7 of the best days out in Cambridgeshire for dogs
1. Imperial War Museum, Duxford
This museum has everything from paper planes to jet fighters. There are over 200 aircraft at this historic museum. Explore the fastest and most famous commercial airliner ever, The Concorde. There is the iconic Spitfire and the newly refurbished American Air Museum. There are air shows throughout the eight hangars full of anything to do with aviation.
2. Shepreth Wildlife Park
Shepreth Wildlife Park started as a private sanctuary in 1979 and was a refuge for rescued foxes, hedgehogs and badgers. Many were released back into the wild after they were rehabilitated. Today, Shepreth Wildlife Park still hosts a busy ‘Hedgehog Hospital’. They also participate in national and international breeding programs for endangered species. There’s so much to do at Shepreth Wildlife Park. Test your nerve in the Nocturnal House or stroke a cockroach! The park also provides lots of unusual experiences to book. Hand-feed the ring-tailed lemurs or play with meerkats in Meerkat Manor.
3. The Animal Experience
The Animal Experience at Stretham is a family business founded in 1995. They offer hands-on experiences with a wide variety of reptiles, insects, and mammals. They offer bookings for families or groups. Alternatively you can have an individual experience with a keeper. Although they are small they have a very hands-on approach and love to give you any information about their wonderful animals many of which are rescued.
4. The Raptor Foundation
The Raptor Foundation is a wonderful day out for the whole family. You will get to see what the foundation does including rescuing, rehabilitation and returning injured birds to the wild.
Witness stunning flying displays. Come face to face with falcons, hawks and owls and everyone’s favorite, Meerkats. Book an experience that includes hunting days, handling courses and special photography events. There is a play area for the kiddies to have some fun.
5. The Backs
The Backs is a Photographer’s dream. Those wanting a romantic day out will also enjoy the backs. The Back is a stunning area to the east of Queen’s Road in the city of Cambridge. Take a romantic stroll through appropriate picturesque scenery with exception photo opportunitioes from the water. Several companies are offering punting on the river which is the perfect way to spend the day.
6. King’s College Chapel
Cambridge is renowned for its breath taking architecture. The King’s College Chapel is one of those breath taking buildings. Built from the year 1446 to 1515, the chapel is located in the King’s College of the University of Cambridge. It represents the greatest Gothic and Tudor architecture and is renowned for its elaborate stained-glass windows. Take a guided tour and discover the history of the famous people associated with Cambridge.
7. Ely Cathedral
The grounds on which the Ely Cathedral sit have had a cathedral since 672AD. The current cathedral was constructed in 1083. It is one of the most astonishing Romanesque and Gothic cathedrals in the UK. Admire the grand 13th century Quire and the Lady’s chapel at what was once described as one of the seven wonders of the middle ages. A day visiting the cathedral will be full of interesting facts and stunning architecture. The cathedral also hosts cultural events throughout the year including concerts, plays, and exhibitions.
Looking for Somewhere To Stay?
If you plan a trip or a little mini-break in Cambridgeshire with dogs, then we have put together some of our best places to stay.