If you’re looking to experience the thrill of a local attraction, the Lake District won’t disappoint. Ranging from boat tours of the lakes to mountain walks, there’s a huge amount to explore with your four legged friend. With so many dog friendly attractions in the Lake District you’ll never be bored. Explore some of the options available by browsing our list below.
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Keswick Launch Company offers cruises on Derwentwater in the Lake District, aswell as rowing boats and motor boats for hire.
Coniston Launch offers a variety of ways that you can enjoy a beautiful boat cruise on Coniston Water in the Lake District.
The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway is one of the oldest and longest narrow gauge railways in England, known affectionately as La'al Ratty meaning "little railway" in olde Cumbrian dialect.
Ullswater ‘Steamers’ is an award winning environmentally accredited Lake District attraction. Cruises connect to some of the most famous and iconic walking routes in the National Park, with views of Wordsworth's Daffodils on the west shore in Spring.
Hutton-in-the-Forest is a historic house in Cumbria with spectacular gardens and architecture. It is open to visit through the spring and summer. Dogs are also welcome in the tearoom.
Explore the beauty of England's largest lake in the heart of the Lake District. Join us on the water for the most scenic views of the Lakeland fells.
Explore a fascinating collection of over 30,000 exhibits that trace the development of road transport throughout the twentieth century - cycles, motorbikes, motor cars and automobilia.
Located at the head of Honister Pass in the centre of the Lake District, producing the most thrilling, interesting and memorable Lake District Adventures on offer, whatever the weather.
The Lakes Distillery is housed in a beautiful restored Victorian cattle farm, with handmade copper stills and an award-winning on-site Bistro. The Lakes Distillery offers a first class visitors centre with whisky tours & tutored tastings alongside a superb selection of hand-crafted spirits.
Whinlatter, England's only true Mountain Forest, is home to stunning views, fantastic walks, exhilarating mountain biking, rare wildlife and adventure play.
The grounds at Mirehouse are certainly dog friendly. Dogs are welcome in the grounds on a short lead at all times. As the lakeside walk goes through a working farm, please keep dogs well away from livestock. Guide dogs are welcome in the house and in The Old Sawmill Tearoom – please mention that you need your guide dog with you when you buy your tickets at the tearoom.
Brockhole loves our four-legged friends! Well-behaved dogs on leads are welcome in the gardens and grounds, the shop, the exhibition area and the cafe terrace and orangery.