Home to quaint villages and market towns, Worcestershire is a great destination for a rural break away from the busy cities. There are vast amounts of wildlife and countryside in this part of the world, which also means great dog friendly days out in Worcestershire.
The Best Places To Take Dogs in Worcestershire
Whether your after a romantic escape with your loved one, or a family holiday to celebrate a special occasion, Worcestershire definitely won’t disappoint.
If you love the outdoors, then your in luck as there are miles of woodland paths and cycle trails for you to try whilst here.
As for your pets, there are so many dog friendly attractions in Worcestershire, your bound to have a holiday to remember.
Activities & Things to Do
Find below 7 of the best days out in Worcestershire for dogs
1. Severn Valley Railway
Severn Valley Railway is home to one of the biggest collections of steam locomotives and carriages in the UK. Take advantage of “Freedom of the line’ tickets. This is excellent value for money because it includes access to the visitor centre and unlimited travel for the day. The train ride runs from Kidderminster to Bridgnorth. Different events are held at the station throughout the year. This includes “Back to the Forties Weekend” “Family Fun with Peppa Pig” and the “Autumn Steam Gala”.
2. West Midland Safari Park
West Midland Safari Park is situated near Bewdley in the West Midlands. It is an excellent safari park and is home to some of the most endangered species in the world. You would be forgiven if you thought you were driving along a dusty savannah in Africa as you make your way past elephants, lions, cheetahs, and rhino. This is fun for all ages and educational for the younger members of your family. The park offers plenty of rides and a number a tasty restaurant for those who have built up hunger.
3. Messing about on the River
The longest river in Britain is The River Severn. This amazing river is located in Worcestershire. The river meanders through some picturesque countryside and offers the perfect opportunity to relax and enjoy the fantastic scenery and amazing wildlife. The river offers several aquatic activities. If you want to sit back and relax then take pleasure boat or motor cruisers. Those who prefer a bit more of an adventure can do some kayaking or canoeing. Fisherman will be pleased to know that the river has some of the best fishing spots in the UK.
4. Croome Park
Croome Park is set in gardens designed by Capability Brown in this 18th century. It has an interesting past and was used as a Roman Catholic School, the home of the Hare Krishna movement and even a secret WW 2 airbase. That is all in the past. It now hosts fun and innovative exhibitions and displays. Look out for the RAF Defford with wartime artefacts, videos, and costumes, which can be found in the visitor centre museum. The kids have plenty of space to run around and have some fun with some of the best backdrops in the country. You can take your dog along one of the dog trails water bowls are provided.
5. Gheluvelt Park
Gheluvelt Park will suit historians or those wanting to learn a bit more about the counties’ past. This memorial was a park built in honour of those who lost their lives in the First World War. It spans Barbourne Brook and has two individual areas. There is a formal park to the east, and an informal area managed for wildlife conservation to the west.
6. Cotswold Vale Alpacas
Alpacas are odd, curious creatures and we can’t seem to get enough of them. Experience these strange creatures in stunning Cotswolds. Meet a herd on the Alpaca Farm. It is an exceptional experience meeting the herd and feeding some of the alpacas you can even take them for a walk.
7. All Things Wild
All Things Wild will be an instant hit with kids of all ages. It is an all-weather family attraction, with something for young and old. Go back in time and discover the awesome Dino Barn and the life-sized dinosaur models in the Dino Field. You can learn about other animals that are not yet extinct like reptiles, lemurs, meerkats, armadillos, and chinchillas to name just a few. The kiddies can enjoy pedal go-karts, bug land, den building, stamp trails, and indoor pedal tractors. Come face to face with some furry friends in the animal encounter sessions.
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Looking at Visiting the Area
If our dog-friendly places in Worcestershire have made you want to explore a bit more of this beautiful county. Why not check out our recommended selection of pet-friendly holiday homes in the area that are more than happy for Rover to tag along.
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