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1 mile South of Penrith off A6 (OS Map 90; ref NY 519284).
Dogs on leads are welcome throughout the gardens and in a special viewing area for dogs and their owners on the Meadow for the afternoon “Sky Hunters” bird of prey display. Everyone (including dogs) is welcome at the Wild Heron Feed, afternoons daily year round on the Cannon Bank. Plenty [...]
Opposite Penrith railway station (OS Map 90; ref NY 513299).
Located on Piel Island, 3.25 mile South East of Barrow-in-Furness (OS Map 96; ref SD 233636). Access by small boat: from 11am, from Roa Island, summer only; subject to tides and weather. There is a small charge for this service; for details, call Alan Cleasby on 01229 835809 or 07798 [...]
Water bowls available at Ravenglass terminus. Dogs welcome on trains - small charge applies. Dog friendly pubs and walking routes available close to various stations.
1/4 mile East of Ravenglass, off minor road leading to A595 (OS Map 96; ref SD 088959). Railway station a short distance away.
1.5 miles West of Shap, on the bank of the River Lowther (OS Map 90; ref NY 548152).
1.5 miles North of Newby Bridge off the A590 .OS 96/97,OL7: SD372881 Close to the popular walk of High Dam and Stott Park Heights from where you have lovely views of Windermere. Water bowl always available
Treasure Trails are a new way to explore and have fun. They are self-guided walking Trails in great locations in Cumbria, perfect for a dog walk with a difference. The Trails are between 1 and 3 miles and are treasure hunt, spy mission or murder mystery themed. Visit our website [...]
Dog friendly pier houses. Water bowls. Small charge for dog for boat journey. Walking routes. Lakeside access.
In Wetheral village; 6 miles East of Carlisle on B6263 (OS Map 86; ref NY 469541). Railway staion about 0.5 miles away.
182 metres (200 yards) West of Waterhead car park, Ambleside (OS Map 90; ref NY 372034). Managed by the National Trust.
Located 0.5 mile Nort of Barrow-in-Furness on a minor road off A590 near Furness Abbey (OS Map 96; ref SD 224715).
8 miles South East of Appleby South of A66 (OS Map 91; ref NY 791141).
1.5 miles South East of Penrith off A66 (OS Map 90; ref NY 537290).
In Carlisle city centre (OS Map 85; ref NY 396562). Disabled parking only, but sign-posted city centre car parks nearby.
Next to Clifton Hall Farm, 2 miles South of Penrith on A6 (OS Map 90; ref NY 530271).
Located 1.5 miles NORTH of Barrow-in-Furness, off A590 (OS Map 96; ref SD 218717). An exhibition on the history of the abbey, with a display of elaborately carved stones, can be seen in the visitor centre. Audio tour with hearing loop included in admission price. Parking 5m from [...]
1/4 mile East of Brougham on A66 (OS Map 90; ref NY 546289). WARNING site on a very busy main road.
9 miles North East of Ravenglass, at West end of Hardknott Pass (OS Map 96; ref NY 218015). The pass road is narrow and very steep in places. WARNING: Access may be hazardous during the winter months. Managed by the National Trust.