Wales With Dogs
Now that spring has finally sprung and the woes of winter are behind us we can finally put down the puffy heavy jackets and pick up those dog leads for those idealistic walks in the countryside. And what better a place to get out and soak up the beauty of nature than in Wales?
There is an abundance of places to adventure through with you and your furry friend, from the untouched sprawling coastlines, the rolling luscious hills to the rugged mountainous terrains. Wales has it all whether you’re looking for that country dog walk or you and your canine companion are seeking adventure and to traverse the more rugged unbeaten trails. Read on and we’ll break down a few Welsh gems for those perfect dog walks in Wales.
A great first suggestion for those scenic dog walks is Llangollen, a historic market town with vibrancy and culture that is unmatched. There is a massive amount of places for you and your furry friends to explore here with a little bit for everyone! This area is perfect for nature lovers with Offa’s Dyke National Trail, a 177-mile range from north to south, passing through the heather-clad hills and limestone cliffs making up the Clwydian Range. A landscape that holds many hidden gems and natural beauty that is unmatched. Why not get out with the dog and see how many miles of Offa’s Dyke national trail you conquer?
The surrounding area of Llangollen is best explored on foot as it happens, meaning it’s perfect for your canine companion. Explore the Llangollen History trail, a six-mile track that takes you right into the heart of the Welsh countryside and offers both fantastic views and a bit of history of the area. You’ll come across iconic landmarks such as the Horseshoe Falls, Valle Crucis Abbey and the archaic ruins of Castle Dinas Bran. Make sure you pack yourself a towel as you can even jump in for a swim with you and your furry friend in the Horshoe Waterfall. The Views here are phenomenal, especially at this time of year as the flowers have bloomed and the vibrancy of life has returned to the Welsh countryside. For the more adventurous you can even veer off course and lose yourself in the untouched beauty of Llangollen. Really not a place to miss and great exercise for both you and your dog!
There is even a beautifully unique quirky place right in the heart of the sprawling hills that welcomes pets for you to stay…
Looking to just get lost in nature with you and your dog? Wanting endless miles of untouched beauty?
Then the Brecon Beacons is the place for you and your canine companion! The Brecon Beacons National park has some of possibly the most beautiful Scenery in South/Mid Wales, breaming with grassy moorlands, lush rolling hills, Skyscraping Mountain plateaus and waterfalls scattered across the land. There is everything and anything to do here with your furry friend from casual walks to more serious hiking. Your dog will love the Brecon Beacons and, with a bounty of space to explore, you’re sure to have a great time visiting the Brecon Beacons.
There are miles and miles of footpaths and commons perfect for walking and it is certainly an exciting place to visit. Its wide-open spaces and beautiful scenes make The Brecon Beacons a perfect spot for walks, and if you and your dog are feeling adventurous you can set out to conquer the highest peak in south Wales, Pen y Fan. Make sure to pack yourself some snacks and doggy treats as you’ll be out exploring for hours!
Whether you’re looking for a quaint country pub or a more luxurious hotel to stay in with you and your dog we at Great Little Places have a variety of pet-friendly places for you to explore and get out for those unforgettable days with man’s best friend!
Perhaps you’re looking for something a bit more quaint? A seaside escape with you and your best friend something that you might have had in mind?
Pembrokeshire in the South West of Wales is an ideal location for those long calming beach walks with your furry friend. Rated by National Geographic Magazine as the second-best coastline in the world, it is certainly not something to be missed and a perfect escape for you and your dog. It boasts 186 miles of magnificent and untouched coastline containing over 50 different beaches for you to get out and get those paws muddy!
Towering, awe-inspiring cliffs scatter the coastline, diving into the crystal clear waters as far as the eye can reach. Protected by their National Park status Pembrokeshire’s beaches have some of the cleanest waters and sands for you and your four-legged pal to enjoy. Just that extra peace of mind as you know the beaches are notoriously safe and litter-free. Even better for those of you that fancy a dip alongside your canine companion! Pembrokeshire’s beaches really are the ideal scene for those late-night summer walks along the beach or those days out on the beach soaking up the sun and tossing the tennis ball for Fido!
If You’re looking for that ideal getaway for you and your dog in Pembrokeshire