Other popular walks include a challenging 8 mile walk to the plateau on Kinder Scout, or the High Peak Trail of 17 miles begins near Cromford, or join the Monsal Trail between Bakewell and Blacknell Mill, to enjoy dramatic limestone dales, as you follow the River Wye.
Dogs are allowed in the bar and eating areas at the Sycamore Inn Matlock and the Miners Arms Brassington, which provide food/water bowls.
Dogs on leads are welcomed with treats, all year round at Ilam Park, near Ashbourne. With woodland and riverside walks and wonderful wildlife and views. Or why not go underground together to explore The Treak Cliff Cavern in search of a glittering prize?
Let your dog put his paws up, and see the best of Buxton from a Victorian tram, leaving hourly from the Opera House or browse for maps and books of local interest at the Bakewell Bookshop while your canine companion has a doggy nap at your feet.
Many eateries and pubs in Ashbourne welcome doggy visitors. After a long day exploring the landscape, if you fancy putting your feet up with a nice hot drink and some delicious pub food, the website DoggiePubs will provide you with a list of reviewed pubs which welcome dogs. You can search by location depending on where you’re staying – the postcode for Hollybank House is DE6 1ED.
Should your dog require any medical treatment, RCVS offers a great service to track down the closest veterinary care to you. Just click here to be directly directed to the relevant page.