North West Tourist Attractions

We have contacted and visited tourist attractions in the North West, and compiled a list of the ones that accept dogs.

Click on the name of the dog friendly attraction in the table for further information, including any restrictions they impose, or facilities they provide.


Attraction NameTypeDog Friendly InformationTownPhoto
Acorn BankHouseDogs on leads welcome on the woodland walk, and in the tearoom courtyard.Penrith
Alcock Tarn WalkDogs welcome.Grasmere
Allan BankWell-behaved dogs are more than welcome at Allan Bank, inside or out, even muddy ones.Ambleside
Ambleside Roman FortHistoricDogs on leads are welcome.Ambleside
english heritage
Arley Hall & GardensDogs are very welcome on a lead, we provide water bowls, poo bins and even dog ice-cream! Dogs are welcome in The Gardener’s Kitchen.Northwich
Beeston Castle and Woodland ParkHistoricDogs on leads welcomeBeeston
english heritage
Bents Garden CentreCulcheth
Birdoswald Roman Fort – Hadrian’s WallHistoricBrampton
english heritage
Blackpool Model Village and GardensDogs welcomeBlackpool
Bow BridgeHistoricDogs on leads welcome.Barrow In Furness
english heritage
Bowland Wild Boar ParkPreston
Brantwood – Historic House and GardensConiston
Brough CastleHistoricCumbria
english heritage
Brougham CastleHistoricCumbria
Carlisle CastleHistoricCumbria
Castlerigg Stone CircleHistoricCumbria
Chester Castle: Agricola Tower and Castle WallsHistoricChester
english heritage
Chester Roman AmphitheatreHistoricChester
english heritage
Cholmondeley Castle GardenMalpas
Clifton HallHistoricCumbria
Coniston LaunchDogs welcome.Coniston
Countess PillarHistoricBrougham
english heritage
Cuerden Valley ParkLeyland
Fell Foot ParkWindermere
Furness AbbeyHistoricBarrow in Furness
english heritage
Gowbarrow Trail walkPenrith
Grizedale ForestAmbleside
Hack Green Secret Nuclear BunkerDog-friendly throughout, if you can see it, so can your pooch! All canine operatives are most welcome.Baddington
Haigh Country ParkHaigh
Hardknott Roman FortHistoricCumbria
english heritage
High Close Tree Trail walkAmbleside
High Head Sculpture ValleyCarlisle
Holker Hall and GardensGrange-over-sands
Jumbles Country ParkBolton
King Arthur’s Round TableHistoricCumbria
english heritage
Lake WinemereWindermere
Lakeland Motor MuseumBackbarrow, Ulverston
Lakeside and Haverthwaite RailwayDogs Allowed On Train – Even Get Their Own Ticket. (Owners Have 3 Dogs). Fresh Dog Water Always Available And Free Dog BiscuitsUlverston
Lanercost PrioryHistoricBrampton
english heritage
Lowther CastleDogs on leads welcome.Penrith
Lyme Park gardenDisley
Mayburgh HengeHistoricCumbria
english heritage
Moses Gate Country ParkBolton
Muncaster CastleHistoric Haunted Castle, Himalayan Gardens, World Owl Centre, MeadowVole Maze and Playgrounds, Giftshop and the Cafe has a partly covered cortyard with table and chairs outside when welcomes dogs and their responisble owners.Ravenglass
Penrith CastleHistoricCumbria
english heritage
Piel CastleHistoricCumbria
english heritage
Ravenglass & Eskdale Steam RailwayRavenglass
Ravenglass Roman Bath HouseHistoricCumbria
english heritage
Rode Hall gardenScholar Green
Rydal Mount and GardensNestling between the beautiful fells, Lake Windermere and Rydal Water lies the ‘most beloved’ home of William Wordsworth from 1813 – 1850.Ambleside
Seatoller and Castle Crag walkKeswick
Shap AbbeyHistoricCumbria
english heritage
Sizergh Castle gardenSizergh Castle´s garden has two lakes and a superb rock garden. All this is set in a 1600 acre estate crossed by public footpaths, providing short walks from the castle to dramatic viewpoints..Kendal
Sizergh walkKendal
South Tynedale RailwayAlston
Stainmore Railway Company LtdKirkby Stephen
Steam Yacht GondolaWe know dogs are a great walking companion so they’re welcome on the outer decks of Gondola.Coniston
Stott Park Bobbin MillHistoricCumbria
english heritage
Tatton ParkKnutsford
The Puzzling PlaceMuseumWell behaved dogs on leads are welcome. They are allowed in Free!Keswick
The Puzzling Place
Towneley HallBurnley
Ullswater SteamersGlenridding
Warton Old RectoryHistoricDogs on leads welcome.Camforth
english heritage
Wetheral Priory GatehouseHistoricCumbria
english heritage
Whalley Abbey GatehouseHistoricDogs on leads welcome.Whalley
english heritage
Windermere Lake CruisesWindermere
Worden ParkLeyland