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Dog Walking in Lincoln
If you’re looking for somewhere to walk a dog in Lincoln you’re in luck as there are lots of options, we’ve listed a few below to get you started.
Skellingthorpe Old Wood
If you’re a dog sitter in Lincoln looking for a walk that has lots of foliage to explore as well as wide footpaths then this is a great choice. There is plenty of space for your pup to run around off lead, be sure to look out for local wildlife and don’t be surprised if your dog gets excited when he spots a squirrel or two!
Does your dog love to play fetch? Boultham Park has lots of open space perfect for ball throwing or pups that have lots of energy. There is also lots of woodland to enjoy as well as a variety of trails to follow, if the weather is nice why not pack a picnic and make an afternoon of it! There is also a lake to enjoy if your dog likes to swim.
If you’re a dog walker in Lincoln looking for somewhere to stretch your pups legs or indulge in a game or two of frisbee, then South Common is a lovely place to visit. Another perfect picnic spot with a variety of terrain to enjoy, your pup will enjoy haring through the vast grasslands, dashing through the shrubberies and swimming in the ponds.
For dog walks in Lincoln with plenty of off lead areas, why not head to Hartsholme Park. Enjoy strolling around the lakes or through the woodlands with your four legged friend, this is a popular place with pups and dog walkers alike so you’re likely to see a fair few other dogs on your walk. There are lots of maps dotted around to help you navigate your way around, stop off at the cafe for an ice-cream or hot drink after your walk.
Where to eat in Lincoln with your dog
The Swallow Inn
Whether you’re looking for a light bite or a full lunch, there are plenty of options at The Swallow Inn. Pups are welcome in the Poachers Bar or out in the beer garden, water bowls are provided for thirsty pups as well as dog biscuits. Located in a pretty village there are plenty of walks to be had before or after lunch.
If all that dog walking in Lincoln has created a bit of an appetite then this is a great place to stop off for a bite to eat. With a range of burgers, salads and roast dinners there is plenty of choice, as well as special offers on main courses running throughout the year. Your pup is welcome to dine with you in the garden but be prepared for him to receive lots of ear ruffles and belly rubs.
Wig & Mitre
Pups are welcome in the front bar where you can order food or simply stop off for a drink with your furry friend. Staff are friendly and the menu is varied, there is also a good selection of beer and ale to choose from.
Perfect to stop off after a walk beside the river. With a lovely beer garden to enjoy in summer months this is a great place for lunch after a dog walk in Lincoln. The food is traditional pub grub and they are located only 20 mins away from the centre of Lincoln so you can wander into town after your meal if you so wish.
Adam & Eve
This is the oldest pub in Lincoln dating back to 1701 as is a well known city landmark. With pub quizzes and live music there is plenty to keep two legged friends amused. Water bowls are provided for pups and dogs are welcome to dine with you inside which is pretty pawsome! With a roaring fire in colder months this gives a lovely cosy feel to the pub, there is also a pool table to enjoy if you are looking for a bit of entertainment.
Local vets in Lincoln
It’s always nice to know where your nearest vet is located when you’re looking after someone’s dog in Lincoln. Vets4Pets offers consultations and emergency appointments as well as health plans and general advice on pup care.
The Veterinary Hospital
This practice was started over 100 years ago and has a total of seven veterinary surgeons and ten nurses working there. They offer a range of services from neutering, microchipping and pet passports as well as dedicated new puppy and kitten service.
Pet shops in Lincoln
Whether your walking your dog in Lincoln and would like to treat them, or are taking care of someone else’s dog there is plenty of treats available at Pets Corner. They also run Puppy Hour (Saturdays 9:30am-10:30am) which is a free club for puppies to make friends and get some all in important socialisation.
Pets at Home
If you’re looking for a one stop pet shop then why not head to Pets at Home where you will be spoilt for choice with pet goodies. From collars and leads to harnesses and treats there’s guaranteed to be something to get your pups tail wagging.