Our cottages in this part of the world allow you to experience some of the best dog friendly days out in the Lake District, this includes Rambling in the countryside which has to be top of the list of things to do in the Lake District. Pack a picnic, grab a bottle and head for the hills. There are lots of different routes to follow taking in woodland, craggy peaks, waterfalls and the magnificent lakes themselves.
Beatrix Potter was a farmer and a writer, and dearly loved the Lake District. She had a home in Hawkshead but she also stayed in Lingholm and Wray Castle. Walk the car-free pet-friendly paths to Hawkshead village, it’s a popular place to stroll.
Coniston Water inspired Arthur Ransome to write Swallows and Amazons. The lake and village is overlooked by The Old Man of Coniston
– a mountain that’s great for climbers. The Black Bull Inn here is 400 years old and the perfect spot for an ale and some lunch.
Ambleside boasts a quirky attraction. The Bridge House spans the narrow water of Stock Beck and was built like this to avoid taxes. Visitors can step inside today but a tour won’t take long – it’s only 2 rooms wide!. One of the more photographed places of the Lake District, you have stop by for a selfie with your pet.
With an endless choice of things to do in the Lake District and across Cumbria, here are our top 7 dog friendly attractions in the Lake District: