Finding accommodation suitable for both dog and human is not always easy, however Farm Stay dog friendly cottages and B&Bs are different. Our cottages and B&Bs are located in the countryside, often on real working farms, and provide quality and comfort sure to impress dog and human alike. Additionally the owners of these cottages and B&Bs will be more than happy to give you advice and local knowledge on the best dog friendly spots in the area.
The county of Leicestershire as a whole boasts an impressive array of dog friendly places to visit. Bradgate Country Park is one such place, with plenty of opportunity to walk your dog in its 830 acres. It has a mixture of dramatic rocky outcrops and ancient woodland, with some trees over 500 years old, and the River Lin cuts through the park, making a popular spot to sit and picnic.
There are impressive views over Leicestershire from the park and you will also find some of the finest herds of parkland deer in the country – there are over 400 Red and Fallow deer at Bradgate. So please bear that in mind when walking your dog, especially at rutting and birthing times.
Beacon Hill Country Park is another are which boasts spectacular views and scenery. Set in 128 hectares the country park has a mixture of woodland, grassland, heathland and wetlands, a brilliant blend of environments and a lovely day out for you and your dog..
Watermead Country Park is also a beautiful patch of Leicestershire. A haven for wildlife and a tranquil, lush patch of countryside, Watermead is a great area to take a dog for a walk and enjoy the peaceful surroundings.
With impressive ruins and extensive grounds, Ashby de la Zouch Castle, Once host to an array of royal visitors, is perfect for a stroll with your dog as you imagine times gone by.Here are Farm Stay’s selection of Dog Friendly Holiday properties in Leicestershire.