Best dog walks in Bolton

Best dog walks in Bolton

30 August 2023

Whether you’re a regular dog walker in Bolton or new to the area there are plenty of pawsome places to walk a dog, here are just a few of our faves!

Moses Gate Country Park

A peaceful lake at Moses Gate Country Park
Moses Gate Country Park | Photo © David Dixon (cc-by-sa/2.0)

If you’re looking for a great big open space to walk a dog in Bolton, then this is a great choice. Set over 750 acres, there are plenty of lakes and ponds to choose from if your pup enjoys a swim, as well as the chance to see geese, swans and a range of local wildlife.

Plan your dog walk at Moses Gate Country Park.

Heaton Park

An arial view of Heaton Park
Heaton Park

The biggest park in the NorthWest and open from 8 am to dusk every day. With a huge lake and cafes to stop off for a coffee, it would be easy to spend an entire day here exploring. A great place to visit if you’re looking after someone’s dog in Bolton.

Plan your dog walk at Heaton Park.

Jumbles Country Park

A quiet morning by the lake at Jumbles Country Park
Jumbles Country Park | Photo © Steven Haslington (cc-by-sa/2.0)

If you’re a dog sitter in Bolton looking for a scenic walk with your pup, why not head to Jumbles Country Park? Pooches are welcome off lead and there is lots of open space to indulge in a game or two of fetch. Make sure to pack some wellies if you’re planning a walk on a rainy day, as the paths can get quite slippery and muddy.

Plan your dog walk at Jumbles Country Park.

Queens Park

Queens Park, Bolton
Queens Park

Queens Park has two duck ponds, fountains, a large playground as well as fishing ponds and a cafe to stop off for refreshments. This makes it a great place for dogs and dog walkers in Bolton looking for a pretty park to enjoy for the afternoon. With mixed terrain and plenty of woodland trails, there is plenty to keep both you and your pup busy.

Plan your dog walk at Queens Park.

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