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Dog Walking in Wolverhampton
Out past the hustle and bustle of Birmingham lies the new city of Wolverhampton, the heart of the Industrial Revolution. With its history dating back to 985 AD there is heaps to discover. From parks, manor houses, museums and art galleries there is definitely enough to keep you busy, and the fun shouldn’t stop if you own or borrow a dog. Whether you’re a native ‘Wulfrunian’ or visiting for a while we’ve found some top locations to head with your dog in tow.
Located just a stone’s throw away from the city center is West Park, a great place to visit with the whole family. It’s a fine example of a Victorian park, with a grand bandstand, tea room, bowling green, children’s playground and a heated Victorian conservatory it’s a pawsome place for dog walks in Wolverhampton.
There are a number of gardens in Wolverhampton to go for a nice stroll. Moseley Old Hall, the secret hiding pace of King Charles II, has a stunning garden, why not take your doggy along so they can appreciate the grounds too. Another is Wightwick Manor and Gardens a 17 acre garden with an octagonal arbour, and rose garden. Explore the gardens with your doggy, we’re sure they’ll love it.
Smestow Valley Local Nature is a haven for wildlife with around 50 hectares of meadows, shrubland and woodland. A perfect spot for bird watching, an afternoon picnic or cycling down the former railway track. Dogs are also allowed so if you’re a dog walker in Wolverhampton, then this is a great place to spend a sunny day with your doggy.
Another great place to walk a dog in Wolverhampton is at Cannock Chase Forest, a former Royal forest. There’s a number of walking trails for both humans and dogs alike, and even a Dog Activity Challenge testing their ability at fetching, weaving and jumping. With Go Ape for those big kids it’s guarantee to be a fun day out for all.
Dog friendly places in Wolverhampton
Looking for a place to stay with your dog around Wolverhampton? We’ve got you covered. Novotel Wolverhampton is dog friendly, a short distance from the main station and the city centre. An alternative dog friendly hotel in Wolverhampton is The York Hotel with recently refurbished and uniquely decorated rooms. Your weekend break can now included your favourite doggy.
Heading further afield from Wolverhampton city centre is Bridgnorth - bidding to be the most dog friendly town in Britain. The next time you borrow a dog in Wolverhampton why not spend a few hours here, with the majority of shops, pubs and cafes happy to welcome dogs with open arms. We recommend taking a ride on the Cliff Railway and visiting the Bridgnorth Castle ruins.
Where to eat in Wolverhampton with your dog
The Royal Oak is a charming local pub within a 10 minute walk from the city centre. The pub has a friendly atmosphere and a newly built terrace area great for the whole family not forgetting your dog.
Why not try The Mermaid - a lovely place for a pub lunch and tipple and your furry friend is welcome too.
The Oakham Arms, established in the 1850, was one of the first few public houses in the area at the time. Fast forward it’s now a country pub with great rural charm and rustic character. With a beautiful beer garden perfect for a sunny afternoon or cosy fireplace for a wintery evening, and great news your dog is welcome too.
A novelty for some but the locals absolutely love the Codsall Station. Not only is it transport link but it is also a pub serving real ales and traditional home cooked food and hey, dogs are allowed too.
If you’re dog sitting in Wolverhampton and don’t feel like heading out for food with your pup don’t worry we have a host of dog friendly recipes, you can make in the comfort of your own home.
Local vets in Wolverhampton
Connaught House Veterinary Hospital is location just outside Wolverhampton town centre with excellent veterinary care provided by dedicated and friendly staff, who will look after your dog as if they were their own. Another vet closeby is Walpole & Bingham surgery not too far from the city centre providing care at its best for your pet.
You also take a further look at our Veterinary Advice for a number of vets which you may find help and if you are a premium member, you can call our 24/7 Vet Line.
Pet shops in Wolverhampton
Probably the nations go to pets shop, Pets at Home. Wolverhampton has its own just outside the ring road in the Saint Johns Retail Park. Whether you’re looking to pick up supplies or grab a new toy for your pup Pets at Home have you sorted.
Can’t find what you’re looking for in Pets at Home? Not to worry JustForPets is another great pet shop stocking your favourite pet brands 7 days a week, and bonus all pets are welcome.