UK's Top 10 Dog-friendly National Parks
13 July 2015 – Nearly a quarter of UK households are estimated
to own a dog, which often
causes problems for owners when planning holidays in far-flung destinations.
But with the
growing popularity of the ‘staycation’, British travellers
are increasingly seeing the allure of
holidaying closer to home, which is a boon for both dog owners and dogs!
A short break with your four-legged friend to a national park is great
experience the UK’s natural beauty. There is also a wealth of
accommodation of all sizes nearby. Using its 'Pets Allowed' filter,
ranked the UK’s top ten National Parks in terms of the number
of dog-friendly holiday rentals
in the vicinity.
1. Lake District (over 900 dog-friendly rentals)
The poet and dog-owner William Wordsworth was born in the Lake District
in Cumbria and
was in love with its rugged charm. All 885 square miles of the expansive
Lake District are
aching to be explored. With some of the most beautiful views in the
country, the Lake
District offers a unique combination of breathtaking lakes alongside
Highlights include seeing England’s highest mountain Scafell Pike
and tasting the local
produce (to name a few, Cumberland sausages, Kendal Mint Cakes and the
2. North York Moors (over 600 dog-friendly holiday rentals)
With its fair share of dog-friendly holiday rentals, the North York
Moors is steeped in history
with remains from Iron and Bronze Age settlements. The ancient Yorkshire
woodlands are a
perfect place for a peaceful amble with the dog.
3. Snowdonia (over 500 dog-friendly holiday rentals)
Wales’ highest mountain Snowdon offers varied mountainous terrains
to cater for novice and
serious walkers alike. But Snowdonia is much more than a mountain. Another
experiencing the floral aromas of the paw-friendly National Trust-owned
4. Pembrokeshire Coast (over 450 dog-friendly holiday rentals)
Pembrokeshire has over 50 beaches which all welcome dogs. Walking along
Pembrokeshire coast path from Amroth to St Dogmaels provides hours of
including limestone cliffs, off shore islands and quaint fishing villages.
5. Peak District (over 350 dog-friendly holiday rentals)
The Peak District National park is perfect dog-walking country with
its sprawling moorland,
limestone dales and gurgling rivers.
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