Dog Friendly Places to Go

Image showing dog paddock next to Caravan Site

Dog Paddock on Field House Farm CL

Image showing a leafy lane in Skipwith Common

Skipwith Common

As well as our own short dog walk and dog exercise paddock there is also Skipwith Common, which is a very short drive away (Please keep your dog on the lead as they have sheep, cattle & ponies grazing).  If you want to let your dog off the lead, there is a new area shown on the following website:

Below is a list of local pubs, gardens and places to visit which accept dogs on leads.  Please check their websites prior to visiting (as some also have events taking place including filming etc).

Local Dog Friendly Pubs

Dog Walks

Dog Friendly Places to Visit

Yorkshire Air Museum
Elvington York, YO41 4AU
The Yorkshire Air Museum is the largest independent air museum in Britain and is also the location of The Allied Air Forces Memorial. Situated in a 22 acre parkland site on the former World War II RAF Bomber Command Station. The Museum/Memorial is located on the largest and most original WWII station open to the public.

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery & Gardens
York YO30 1DD
Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens, has some stunning parkland walks, colourful Edwardian borders, a Victorian walled garden, a pretty labyrinth and some great family trails.

Sutton Park
Sutton-on-the-Forest, York, YO61 1DP
Sutton Park & Garden is a fine Georgian house with a Capability Brown landscape. More telling today are the terraces in front of the house which were planted by Percy Cane in the 1960s. There are good herbaceous borders, clever colour schemes and much more to see.

Castle Howard Gardens
York, YO60 7DA
The Castle Howard gardens and park are breathtaking throughout the seasons and, with many diverse areas to explore, you can find peace and tranquillity whichever path they choose. Enjoy extensive walks through woodlands and formal gardens.

Thorp Perrow Arboretum
Bedale – DL8 2PS
Thorp Perrow Arboretum, Woodland Garden & Falconry Centre, the arboretum has 85 acres of woodland walks. It is one of the largest and rarest collections of trees and shrubs in the north of England and holds five National Collections – Ash, Lime.

Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal Water Garden
Ripon – HG4 3DY
Studley Royal Water Garden is a serenely beautiful landscape garden. Featuring one of the best water gardens in England, originally laid out in the 1700s in the sheltered River Skell.  At the lower end are reflecting moon ponds, a formal canal.

Brimham Rocks
Harrogate – HG3 4DW
This amazing collection of weird and wonderful rock formations makes a great day out for families, climbers and those wanting to enjoy the simple pleasures of fresh air and magnificent views over Nidderdale.
Keep an eye out for some fantastically shaped rocks. Spot the Dancing Bear, The Eagle and The Gorilla, crawl through The Smartie Tube and balance on the Rocking Stones.

The Himalayan Garden & Sculpture Park (Open from Spring)
Ripon, HG4 3DA
The Himalayan Garden is set in 20 acres of woods, lakes and streams within 3 different valleys, in a spectacular setting. They have over 800 different varieties of species and Hybrid Rhododendrons, and over 150 each of Azaleas and Magnolia along with lots more to see.