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Dog Walking in Lancashire
Whether you’re looking after someone’s dog in Lancashire or you are out and about with your own pup, there are some great places to explore. We’ve listed a few of some top places for a game of fetch below.
With stunning 360 views and beautiful scenery, this is a great place to walk a dog in Lancashire. There’s a range of different routes to take, depending on how energetic you’re feeling, the longest route being around 5 miles long. There are plenty of pubs along the way, which are pooch friendly if you want to stop for a bite to eat or a refreshing cold drink.
This walk is around 2.5 miles long and is mostly flat. This is a great place to head if you’re a dog walker in Lancashire looking after a pooch that enjoys the water as there is plenty of opportunity to swim. There is also plenty of places to picnic, with free parking and plenty of off lead areas for your dog to enjoy. A great place for relaxing afternoon dog walks in Lancashire.
Hollingworth Lake Country Park
Another great walk for a pup that likes to swim is Hollingworth Lake Country Park. Popular with tourists and locals alike, you’re bound to come across plenty of other dogs along the way. With a selection of pawsome picnic spots and a bird watching hut this is a lovely place to spend an afternoon with your four legged friend.
Hyning Scout Wood
If you enjoy woodland dog walks in Lancashire then why not head to Hyning Scout Wood. A small wood that you can easily spend an hour or two with your pup, where there are many different routes to take which are a mixture of forest and hills. It can get a little muddy in winter months so be sure to pack your wellies.
Pups are welcome to stroll along off the lead here. With beautiful views over the river this walk can easily be 4 miles long. The routes are a good mix of flat paths and forest so your pup will enjoy sniffing and chasing around in the undergrowth. There is also lots of places to stop for refreshments or a picnic.
Where to eat in Lancashire with your dog
The Folly Coffee House & Deli
Whether you’re looking after someone’s dog in Lancashire or are out and about with your own pup, it’s nice to know where you can find a dog friendly lunch spot. Popular with locals and tourists, this place serves up locally sourced dishes as well as treats for your pup. Situated in the centre of Worden Park, you can walk off your lunch afterwards or grab an ice-cream for the journey home.
The Golden Ball of Longton
Proudly pooch friendly The Golden Ball of Longton provide fresh, no fuss dining which you can enjoy in the company of your pup. Why not take a wander around the nearby Brickcroft Nature Reserve before heading home. Don’t be surprised if your pup is subjected to lots of attention from the friendly local staff.
If you’re looking for a slightly extended stay with your pup then why not head to the Derby Arms where they have special dog friendly rooms! Serving up traditional pub classics as well as a range of seafood dishes, there is lots of great lunch options. They have games as well as a lovely outside seating area if you would like to dine al fresco with your furry friend.
The Highwayman Inn
With a cosy log fire to enjoy on colder days or a wagtastic garden terrace to soak up some of the summer rays, this pub is a lovely choice whatever the weather. Pups are welcome in the bar area as well as outside, so your furry friend can snuggle up by your feet as you tuck into your lunch. Water bowls are provided for pups and the menu is varied - ensuring everyone’s tail is kept wagging all afternoon.
Local vets in Lancashire
Dedicated to the care of your pet, Lanes Vets offer a range of services from microchipping and vaccinations, to flea, tick and worm control. They also offer pet insurance and health plans as well as friendly advice if you have any questions on pupcare.
Rowan Veterinary Centre
Offering advice on caring for a new puppy, as well as general dog care including feeding, training and health care. Rowan Veterinary Centre are open Monday-Saturday and appointments can be booked over email or telephone.
Pet shops in Lancashire
Whether you’re looking for dog food, treats or maybe even a new bed for your four legged friend you’ll be spoilt for choice here. Catering for dogs, cats, birds, reptiles as well as fish, they sell a whole host of pet products which is perfect if you have a few different pets to buy for.
Pets at Home
If your pup has been very pawticularly well behaved, why not treat him to a trip to Pets at Home. Dogs are welcome inside and they will be spoilt for choice, from pawsecco, to cakes and treats there is bound to be something that will make your pups tail wag.