Dog-friendly holidays and destinations in the UK and Europe

Dog friendly destinations in Durham

Find the perfect holiday getaway or day out adventure in Durham for both you and your dogs to enjoy.



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

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We have a beautiful garden with decking raised over the Burn river where guests can sit and relax on a warm evening enjoying their favourite tipple. Various birds visit our garden including Nuthatch, Woodpeckers and finches. We are also visited on occasion by the local Ducks and Squirrels. We are only 1 [...]

Take your four legged friend to a one of Hoseason's holiday parks so the whole family can enjoy a break and new surroundings together. Click on the link to find out more about a dog friendly holiday park break.

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Laverock Holiday Cottages. A self-catering holiday cottage in Darlington/Durham, Durham.

No limit on dogs, first 4 free! Situated on working farm, visitors welcome to help with sheep, watch sheepdogs. Collect free range eggs, 120 ft indoor agility building on site. Hamsterley Forest, High Force Waterfall nearby. 2 pubs in village. Easy access to Yorkshire Dales and Lake District.

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

Set in the heart of the Durham Dales, Heather View is the perfect location for walkers and history lovers alike. There are many attractions nearby and a range of walking routes to enjoy. The area is known for incredible landscapes including the beautiful High Force waterfall. There are walking routes [...]

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

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

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

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.

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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.

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 [...]