When you book a Leisure Resorts short break your beloved canine companion is not just tolerated but genuinely welcomed at every turn.
We invite you to embark on an unforgettable adventure with your four-legged friend. Just a short distance from our parks you can find everything from historic landmarks steeped in rich heritage to breath-taking natural wonders. So, leash up your furry explorer, pack some tasty treats, and let’s set off on a journey you and your dog will always cherish!
Ullswater Steamers- 12 miles
The Ageless Charms of Ullswater Steamers
Since 1859, Ullswater Steamers have plied the pristine waters of Ullswater, offering passengers a unique perspective of the enchanting landscape. The best part? Your canine companion is cordially invited aboard, for a small fee. As you cruise, don’t miss the chance to hop off at dog-friendly gems like the majestic Aira Force waterfall.
Lowther Castle and Gardens – 9 miles
A Walk Amidst Ruins and Beauty
Lowther Castle and Gardens, a hauntingly beautiful ruin, stands as a testament to the grandeur of yesteryears. Built in 1806 and demolished in 1957, this architectural marvel welcomes leashed dogs to roam its stunning grounds. (Please note that the adventure playground is off-limits to furry friends.)
Aira Force – 8.9 miles
Chasing Waterfalls with Fido
Nature enthusiasts, brace yourselves for the awe-inspiring Aira Force waterfall, just a short distance from Ullswater Heights. Owned by the National Trust, this site takes you on a picturesque journey along Aira Beck, culminating in the mesmerizing 65-foot waterfall.
Angrove Adventures – Unleash the Fun
Saltburn-By-The-Sea – 12 miles
A Seaside Paradise for You and Your Pooch
Located merely 12 miles from Angrove Country Park, the charming seaside town of Saltburn promises breath-taking vistas and mouth-watering fish and chips. Whether you’re building sandcastles or strolling along the pier, this idyllic spot will etch lasting memories in your hearts.
Ormesby Hall – 6.9 miles
Green Oasis in Industrial Heartland
Nestled amidst the industrial bustle of Middlesbrough, Ormesby Hall and its lush garden and parkland provide a serene escape. Maintained by the National Trust, this historic gem welcomes dogs on leashes, offering you a perfect day out.
Rievaulx Abbey – 19 miles
Wandering Amongst Cistercian Ruins
Immerse yourself in history as you explore the extraordinary ruins of Rievaulx Abbey, one of England’s most influential Cistercian monasteries. Founded in 1132, this English Heritage site transports you back in time amid the stunning surroundings of the North York Moors.
Aysgarth’s Treasures – Where History Meets Nature
Mother Shipton’s Cave – 43 miles
Historical Delights in Knaresborough
Knaresborough’s Mother Shipton’s Cave invites you to spend the day delving into history and enjoying the picturesque riverfront. Don’t forget to make a wish at the enchanting dropping well—the oldest fee-charging tourist attraction in England!
Richmond Castle – 16 miles
Richmond’s Historical Heartbeat
Dominating the charming market town of Richmond, Richmond Castle offers an enthralling tour of history perched above the River Swale. Well-behaved dogs on leashes are warmly welcomed to explore this historical gem.
Kiplin Hall – 23 miles
Discovering Hidden Beauty
Uncover the hidden gem that is Kiplin Hall, a stunning 17th-century house surrounded by captivating gardens and woodlands. While your furry companion must be leashed and is not permitted inside the Hall, the picturesque grounds and tearoom await your visit.
With so much to explore why wait? Book your paw-fect break today and create memories to last a lifetime!