Dog-friendly Days Out

Dog friendly days out in Durham

Search our dog friendly attractions in Durham, for dog friendly places to go in Durham geared up for a fun day out for both you and your dogs.



Treasure Trails are created for all the family to enjoy, and that includes your dog. The routes often include parks, woodland areas and riversides, as well as areas with shops and cafés with outdoor seating. Although we know some cafés and attractions along the routes have water bowls, we recommend [...]

In Barnard Castle Town OS Map 92; ref NZ 049165). Park in the car park in the town.

In Guisborough town, next to parish church (OS Map 94; ref NZ 617160). Small car park 10m from gate; main pay-and-display car park in town centre (500m). Managed by Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council.

3.75 miles West of Sunderland (OS Map 88; ref NZ 358588). Parking in town centre. Managed by Sunderland City Council.

In Bowes Village just off A66, 4 miles West of Barnard Castle (OS Map 92; ref NY 992135).

10 miles South West of Newcastle on A694 between Rowland's Gill and Hamsterley (OS Map 88; ref NZ 130566).

Dogpeople Rating: Top

Multi award winning family and dog friendly attraction. A 19th century mining museum in the centre of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, where you can experience the life and work of the lead mining families of the North Pennines.

3 miles North East of Durham, on minor road off A167 (OS Map 88; ref NZ 296471). Parking 75m from entrance.

1 mile South of Barnard Castle, on a minor road off B6277 (OS Map 92; ref NZ 062151).