Best dog friendly activities in Portsmouth16 March 2023
If you are walking a dog in Portsmouth and want to find somewhere new to explore, here are some pawsome places to go!
Portsmouth, known for its maritime heritage and dockyards, is a gorgeous port city home to the HMS Victory and HMS Warrior. It is also the perfect city for humans and dogs alike, with miles and miles of beautiful seafront, parks and various open spaces across Portsmouth you can start exploring the delights of the port with your doggy by your side. If you’re looking for dog walking, dog sitting, or to borrow a dog in Portsmouth read on to find out more.
Portsmouth Boat Tours
If you’re not so familiar with Portsmouth what better way to get to know the city than a tour. As it’s a port after all Portsmouth Boat Tours offer a great Harbour Tour, what’s more small dogs on a lead are more than welcome to join, so they won’t miss out on the fantastic views of the historic sites and working dockyard.
Local Haunts of Portsmouth
If you fancy an alternative tour why not try the Local Haunts of Portsmouth where you can discover a new perspective of the city and reveal secrets and stories you never would have know. Dogs are welcome on the discretion of the driver or with prior request, so you’ll have your furry friend to cuddle up to.
Queen Elizabeth Country Park
A popular place for dog walks in Portsmouth is the Queen Elizabeth Country Park, a short trip from Portsmouth city it promises not to disappoint - after all it is Hampshire’s biggest Country Park boasting over 2000 acres of woodland. There is something for the whole family from an adventure play area to assault courses, and even a dog activity course for your furry friend too.
The famous Southsea Castle constructed on the requested of Henry VIII was built to protect the country from invaders. The historical attraction is free of charge and your dogs, borrowed or owned, are welcome in the castle courtyard where they can enjoy a refreshing bowl of water. Humans can enjoy the keep, amazing views, some food from the Courtyard Cafe and of course grabbing a gift from the Waterfront Gift Shop.
Dog friendly Portsmouth
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