A north-west gem with stunning scenery
With much of Cumbria covered by the Lake District, part of the Yorkshire Dales and the North Pennines crossing over the county border for good measure, it won’t take you long to realise that it’s one of the most picturesque, unspoilt places in Britain. Idyllic towns and villages can be found scattered across the rural area, with countless trails through the emerald countryside – perfect for walking your four-legged friend and soaking in all the beauty around you.
The rolling hills and glistening lakes offer an environment like no other to explore. Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and national parks create a tapestry of unrivalled landscapes, which means there’s infinite space for your dog to woof and wander, and plenty of places for you to paws for reflection. Walking the paths is definitely the best way to appreciate the extraordinary environment, and your pooch will certainly appreciate the extra-long walks on the trip!
The pretty towns of Ambleside and Keswick are worth a visit in the Lake District, while the port towns of Whitehaven and Workington lie along the Solway Coast. The city of Carlisle is situated towards the north of the county, and is home to many of Cumbria’s attractions with a wide choice of dog friendly places to eat, drink and shop.
If you’re searching for a peaceful escape from everyday life, with your furry friend as company, Cumbria really is a top destination to choose. Discover our pawfect selection of dog-friendly properties, each with their own characterful draws to either base yourselves in between big walkies, or spend a relaxing break where your best four-legged friend can go along for the ride too.