One of the finest and most important collection of shrubs and trees in the world. Enjoy a level off lead walkies with your dog on well defined paths in Silk Wood.
Dogs are very welcome in Silk Wood, but please keep them on a lead near livestock and in the car park. Dogs are not allowed in the Old Arboretum, Maples Restaurant, the Great Oak Hall and the shop. There is an outside covered area at the front of the cafe with great views that is very popular with dog walkers. Lots of bowls of water for dogs next to the cafe toilets.
Blaise Castle Estate is a magnificent 650 acre Grade II registered parkland With a deep wooded limestone gorge, dramatic scenery and modern facilities if you need them. With plenty to do for children as well as adults, it is easily possible to spend a whole day enjoying its varied features and many facilities.
A very dog friendly place with very dog friendly people. Paved and off-road walks (maps on the website).
The Peto Garden at Iford Manor
Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire BA15 2BA T: 01225 863146
Colourful spring garden with 8 acres of woodland to explore with your dog. Enjoy a picnic in the deer park and explore the Roman ruins. It's only a short walk to Dean Forest Railway where you and your dog can travel by steam train to round off your day. Please note that this garden is only open in spring.
Valley garden with a wealth of interesting features, such as follies, statues and a maze to celebrate the 250th birthday of the garden. The garden also has woodland walks, a large kitchen garden and is famous for its snowdrop display.