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Dog Walking in Suffolk
This picturesque National Trust spot is the perfect place to walk a dog in Suffolk - if it’s not too windy! Wrap up warm and head down to the beach to play, roam across the heathlands, and relax in the dog-friendly cafe with a hot chocolate or coffee.
If you’re looking for great dog walks in Suffolk, Alton Water is a fantastic place to visit. With 400 acres of lovely countryside, there’s loads of fun to be had for both you and your pup. As a nature reserve, there’s plenty wildlife to enjoy while you walk the nature trail or have a wander around the lake. There’s even a pooch cafe where you can relax and enjoy some refreshments.
If you’re a dog walker in Suffolk looking after a dog that loves to paddle, then you really need to visit one of the beaches. From October to April, all of Suffolk’s beaches are open without restrictions to dogs, so you and your pooch can enjoy the surf together and follow the coast path from beach to beach.
Popular with walkers, pups and adventure sport enthusiasts alike. With winding bridle paths, a recreation park, deep pine forests and rivers for swimming, there is lots to take in. Making this a great place for dog walking in Suffolk.
Where to eat in Suffolk with your dog
The Jolly Sailor
If you’re dog sitting in Suffolk and fancy a bite to eat The Jolly Sailor is a great place to stop. Located in the quaint, seaside town of Orford, this pub is full of charm and sailing memorabilia. Dogs are often spotted in here after a walk along the coast, or around Orford Castle.
Farm Cafe + Shop
With plenty of outside seating and a varied menu for both breakfast and lunch this is a great place to stop off, during or after a dog walk in Suffolk. Pooches are welcome inside and out and staff are more than happy to provide water bowls and ear ruffles for well behaved pups.
Paws for Tea
As the name suggests, this is a dog friendly cafe located in Beccles. There’s hooks on the tables for you to attach your dogs lead, and water bowls and treats are offered from their friendly staff.
Aptly named, this pub is very dog-friendly, allowing dogs in both the bar and restaurant area. With burger night on Tuesday’s, gourmet hot dog night Wednesday’s, and steak night every Thursday, there’s always an excuse to have dinner here.
Local vets in Suffolk
Ardmore Veterinary Group
If you’re looking after a dog in Suffolk, it’s always nice to know where your nearest vet is located. From puppy starter packs, to microchipping, vaccinations and check ups, this veterinary practice has been established for over 40 years.
Whether you’re a dog sitter in Suffolk or an owner seeking pet advice, Melton Vets offer a comprehensive range of advice and services to suit both you and your pet.
If you’re out and about walking a dog in Suffolk and require a vet, Mulberry Vets are available at any time. Services include emergency consultations, vaccinations, dentistry as well as check ups.
Pet shops in Suffolk
Pets Corner Woodbridge
If your dog has been a particularly good boy why not pick them up a little treat? From toys and food to accessories and grooming, you’re almost guaranteed to find something to get your pups tail wagging.
Located in Ipswich and open Monday-Sunday, Jollyes is a total pet superstore! Whether you’re looking for tips on dog training or a new harness or coat for your pup, this place has you covered.
A large independent family run shop with a love of animals. With a range of toys and treats for small, medium and large dogs, your pup will be spoilt for choice at Conkers.