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Dog Walking in Bolton
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
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.
The biggest park in the NorthWest and open from 8am 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.
Jumbles Country Park
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.
Queens Park has two duck ponds, fountains, a large playground as well as fishing ponds and a cafe to stop off for refreshments. Which 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.
Where to eat in Bolton with your dog
If all those dog walks in Bolton have made you hungry, why not check out some of the great places to stop off for brunch.
Tea on the Green
With water bowls and treats available for pups and an extensive menu for two legged friends, this is a great place to stop off for lunch after a dog walk. Staff are friendly and the cakes are rumoured to be wagtastic!
The Black Dog
Aside from the pawsome name - this pub prides itself on being pup friendly and will serve up ear ruffles and belly scratches to it’s four legged visitors. With pooches allowed both inside and outside in the beer garden there’s plenty of choice of places to sit and enjoy your lunch. Choose from gastro pub favourites and finish off with a lovely freshly made dessert.
The Strawbury Duck
Close to nearby reservoirs, this is a great place to head for a spot of lunch after a walk with your pup. With outside seating and a cosy pub feel inside, dogs will be provided with water bowls and treats if they’ve been particularly good. You’re likely to see at least one happy pup in residence so be prepared to want to pet all the dogs!
Welcoming two legged visitors as well as muddy pups, The Bolton Arms welcomes dogs both inside and out. Treats and water bowls are available for pooches, while human visitors can pick from a yummy menu including their legendary fish finger sandwiches, tapas and cheesy rustic chips.
Local vets in Bolton
If you’re looking after a pup in Bolton it’s always nice to know where your nearest vet is located. Vets4Pets has an in-house laboratory and operating theatre, they offer emergency consultations as well as regular appointments and pet advice.
Bury Road Veterinary Clinic
Open Monday-Sunday, consultations can be booked over the phone. They are passionate about pets and provide a range of services and treatments. Facilities include purpose-built separate operating theatres as well as spacious kennels and consulting rooms.
Pet shops in Bolton
If you’re looking for a pet superstore - this is it! Offering a range of pup food and treats, to new toys or a cosy bed, we are sure you’ll find something they’ll love. What’s better you can even take your pup shopping with you which is pretty pawsome.
Pets at Home
Possibly the most well known pet shop, Pets at Home have everything you could possibly want for a pup. Whether you need to pick up a doggy essential or just want to treat your pup then why not stop off at Pets at Home, water bowls and treats available in store.
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