The attractions in Warwickshire seem endless. There is something for everyone no matter what their age. Learn more about the county’s history or visit one of the many dog friendly days out in Warwickshire.
The Best Places To Take Dogs in Warwickshire
Enjoy a relaxing time in your private hot tub after a day of adventure. Warwickshire is also home to England’s most famous son; William Shakespeare. Enjoy a leisurely boat trip on the River Avon.
There are museums, shops, nature reserves and of cause the picturesque market town of Rugby, home of rugby. Here are a few dog friendly attractions in Warwickshire you can’t afford to miss:
Activities & Things to Do
Find below 7 of the best days out in Warwickshire for dogs and you can also see our guide to dog friendly pubs in Warwickshire.
1. Shakespeare’s Birthplace Properties
Made up of five museums celebrating the life of William Shakespeare dogs are allowed on leads in the outdoor areas of Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Halls Croft, Shakespeare’s Birthplace and Shakespeare’s New place, so plenty of photo opportunities
2. St Nicholas Park
If you want to keep the kids happy and occupied for the whole day then take them to St Nicholas Park. There will be something to keep them happy. There are various rides, a fun park, mini-golf and a swimming pool for kids up to 12 years. If your child is sporty then they might want to do some climbing, fencing or play some tennis, which is also on offer. The water park offers canoes and boats for hire.
3. The Old Slaughterhouse
Don’t worry you aren’t stepping onto a scene from a horror movie. Although this doesn’t sound very inviting this hidden gem nestled in the heart of Stratford upon Avon is a delight for both dogs and humans. Now run by the Escape Arts charity there is a cafe, shop, art exhibitions and gorgeous garden. Best of all they make a fuss of your furry friend too.
4. Stratford Ghost Walk
You and Fido can enjoy a spooky evening walk around the atmospheric buildings of Stratford on this entertaining guided adventure. Professional entertainers will regale you with stories of ghosts, witches and things that go bump in the night. Something a bit different for you and your dog to enjoy.
5. The Mill Garden
The Mill Garden is situated on the banks of the River Avon and under the walls of Warwick Castle. Take a walk on one of the many trails around the castle. Enjoy the view of the castle and the ruined Medieval Bridge. This informal cottage garden has a plethora of plants, brush, and trees.
6. Charlecote Park
Charlecote Park has stunning views across the beautiful River Avon. The park has been home to the Lucy family since the 12th century. There are portraits, objects they collected from around the world and the design influence they had on the house and parkland, which tells their story. Mary Elizabeth Lucy remodelled the house in Victorian times. The picturesque gardens include a formal parterre, woodland walk, and the wider parkland. The park is also home to a herd of fallow deer since Tudor times.
7. Compton Verney
Only 9 miles from Stratford upon Avon your dog will be wagging his tail as he explores the 120 acres of glorious parkland designed by Capability Brown with a lake, shop and art gallery plus tons of events throughout the year this dog friendly attraction is a big hit.
Looking at Visiting the Area
Now you’ve discovered the best dog-friendly places in Warwickshire you might be looking at booking a holiday or long weekend here. So we have rounded up some of the best holiday accommodation and dog walks in Warwickshire.
There is no shortage of chocolate box homes and elegant townhouses in this gorgeous county so to make it easy we have compiled a list of dog friendly cottages in Warwickshire.
Lodges offer a different holiday experience with plenty of space for kids and dogs to run and play. If you’re looking for the perfect family holiday with your four-legged friend. Check out some superb dog-friendly log cabins in Warwickshire.