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Dog Walking in Nottingham
Nottingham, probably known best for its role in the Robin Hood legend, is a cultural city in the centre of England’s Midlands, with a rich history and beautiful towns in the surrounding counties it’s a great place to visit and stay. If you’re a dog owner or a dog walker in Nottingham we’ve found some pawsome places for you to explore with your doggy, borrowed or owned.
If you’re dog sitting in Nottingham we can recommend the Attenborough Nature Reserve which opened in 1966 by no other, you guessed it, David Attenborough. This former gravel pits has been transformed into a beautiful reserve where humans and dogs can enjoy a three mile stroll around the site. Just a short 20 minute drive from Nottingham city centre and on site parking you can spend a while away from the hustle and bustle.
Close to city is Wollaton Hall and Deer park where both you and your doggy can discover 500 acres of historic deer park with rich and diverse habitats. See herds of red and fallow deer roaming wild, and even visit the Grade 1 Listed Elizabethan Mansion. Best to keep your pooch on the lead, we only know too well of dogs running free near deer… Fenton, we’re talking to you.
Another great place for dog walking in Nottingham is Sherwood Pines, where you can take advantage of 3300 acre woodland - the largest forest open to the public in the East Midlands. They often host large events throughout the year that are dog friendly, or perhaps try the white trail which is the most popular walk through the forest.
Borrowing a dog in Nottingham? No visit to Nottingham would be complete without visiting Sherwood Forest, the legendary stomping-ground of Robin Hood and his merry men. The 450 acre country is now a nature reserve within over 900 veteran oak trees. Doggies are welcome to explore the forest too. It has great public transport links so no one can be left out! So grab your bow and arrow and head to the forest!
Where to eat in Nottingham with your dog
After walking a dog in Nottingham you made be needing a spot to refuel, for both you and your favourite furry friend. Well not to worry, we’ve found some dog friendly places to eat.
The Malt Cross is a beautiful Victorian music hall housing a great bar and kitchen serving great food throughout the day, we have they have delicious cakes too. It’s only a short walk from Nottingham Cathedral so a perfect place to visit after some sightseeing. Your four-legged friend is welcome here too, result!
If you’re looking for a refreshing beverage to settle you over for a while why not try Brewdog Nottingham. What’s better your dog if welcome to stop by too, guarantee to get all the cuddles and attention you’ll be silly not to visit.
Who doesn’t love a pub lunch? If you’re hankering after one you can head to the Crafty Crow who boast brilliant crafty food and crafty drinks. Dogs are welcome here along with their sister pub the Doctor’s Order Micropub. A great place to visit on a Sunday afternoon after a doggy day out in Nottingham.
No dog walk in Nottingham would be complete without stopping by the most dog-friendly establishment in the whole of the East Midlands. The Lion in Basford has come up top with many little doggy friendly touches like a beer barrel of water outside, dog treats at the bar and even a doggy beer. So if fancy treating yourself and your furry best friend to a great evening at the pub you know where to go.
Local vets in Nottingham
Whether you’re a dog sitter in Nottingham or own a dog of your you may be after a local vets to offer support, advice and emergency care if you may ever need it. To make your the time with your doggy a little bit easier we’ve found some nearby vets for you.
Close to the city centre and a popular choice with the locals is Davison Veterinary Care. Their Nottingham branch is an RCVS accredited Small Animal General Practice and welcome your doggies, you can even register with them online.
Another highly rated vets is Vets4Pets Mapperley, just a short drive from Nottingham city centre. Their modern, well equipped practice will be able to cater for your dogs needs. They even offer on site parking too.
South of the city is Rushcliffe Veterinary Centre, a compassionate family run practice. They boast to be one of the most experienced and highly qualified veterinary teams in Nottingham.
Including in the BorrowMyDoggy membership is access to our safety features, which include our 24/7 Vet line. If you’re ever in an emergency or looking for some doggy advice, a trained veterinary nurse will always been on the other end of the line.
Pet shops in Nottingham
We all love to pamper our pups and what better way to treat them than a trip to their favourite pet store. Haven’t found a favourite yet? Why not try some of these.
Probably the nations favourite, Pets at Home, has a store in Nottingham. Guarantee to have what your doggy is looking for, from new toys to a cosy bed we are sure they’d find something they’ll love.
Located in the city is Kayes Pet Centre. If you’re around looking around the sites of Nottingham and perhaps have forgotten a doggy essential you can pop in to grab it.
Supapet, also located in the city, is a family run pet shop which cater for all pets big and small. They provide every customer with quality pet supplies at great prices and delivery the highest level of customer service. We hear great reviews from the locates so why not stop by and treat your four legged friend.