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Dog Walking in Leicester
If you are out and about with a four legged friend in Leicester there are a whole host of wagtastic walkies to explore, here are just some of our favourite dog walks in Leicester.
A lovely local nature reserve in Leicester owned and managed by Leicester City Council. With many paths to explore and a varied terrain this is a great place to take a pup that likes an adventure. Make sure to keep your eyes peeled for otters, swans and badgers who make their home here!
If you’re a dog walker in Leicester that enjoys a woodland walk then why not head to The Outwoods? Filled with bluebells in the spring and popular with locals due to the varied routes and opportunities for off-lead play. Make sure to stop off at the lovely dog friendly double decker bus/cafe which sells yummy sandwiches and hot drinks as well as doggy flapjacks on weekends!
Market Bosworth Country Park
At its best in Autumn with all the jewel coloured leaves dotted around, this is a great place to walk a dog in Leicester. With a good mix of ponds if your pup likes to swim, as well as woodland and open fields, which makes for a great location for a game of fetch or frisbee.
If you’re a dog sitter in Leicester that enjoys a walk with a view then Beacon Hill is the walk for you. With picturesque views over many of the Leicestershire towns from the viewpoint, as well as the chance to see sheep and alpacas roaming in the shrub areas, this is a pawsome place to spend an afternoon.
Where to eat in Leicester with your dog
There’s nothing better than grabbing lunch out or having a nice afternoon pint but what’s it’s even nicer is when you can take your pup along with you. Luckily for you there are plenty of places in Leicester which make this pawsible.
The Parcel Yard
Whether you are looking after someone else’s dog in Leicester or are out and about with your own pooch, four legged friends are welcomed with open arms here. Your pup is allowed in the back restaurant, bar as well as outside so you have plenty of pawsome seats to choose from and water bowls will be provided for thirsty pups.
The Marquis of Wellington
Located next to Victoria Park this makes for a pawsome post walkies pit stop. Board games are available behind the bar, food is served all day and of course your pup is welcome to join you for lunch too.
The Bridle Lane Tavern
If you’re looking for a nice traditional pub lunch with your pup then this is it. With their very own pup in residence they are extremely dog friendly and will happily provide water bowls and treats for well behaved pooches. With a lunch menu for two legged friends and a lovely little garden this is a great place to refuel after a walk.
With craft beers and stonebaked pizzas a-plenty, this really is one of the most doggy friendly spots in Leicester. From the name of the place, to the attention lavished upon furry companions, expect your pup to scoop a fair few belly rubs here as well as water and pawsibly the odd treat too!
Local vets in Leicester
Park Vet Group
They have served Leicestershire pets for over 100 years and pride themselves on committing to looking after your pet with compassion and respect. Open Monday - Friday, consultations can be booked over the phone.
If you’re looking after someone’s dog in Leicester it’s always nice to know where you nearest vet is located. Vets4Pets offer pet advice, health plans, consultations as well as emergency care. Open Monday-Sunday.
Pet shops in Leicester
Pets at Home
If you’re borrowing a dog in Leicester and would like to treat them to something pawsome, then Pets at Home is a great place to start. With a varied selection of treats and food as well as fetching harnesses and leads there is so much to choose from so prepare to spend a little while in there!
A great place to find a treat for your pup is Natural World. If it’s a nice day why not pick up a frozen yoghurt for your pooch or a pawsecco freeze pop? They also have a selection of food and treats and are happy to offer advice on the care of pup care.
If after reading this you’re wondering if there would be someone local to walk your dog in Leicester then why not create a BorrowMyDoggy profile and browse our friendly borrowers. You can create a free profile to see if there are any pawsome matches in your area, wagtastic!