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Dog Walking in Northampton
If you’re looking for some fab dog walks in Northampton we’ve listed a few below to get you started.
Dogs are welcome off the lead in the woods. With a mixture of trails and woodland this makes for a great adventure with your four legged friend. There is also a cafe which welcomes well behaved pups to dine with you. If you’d rather sit outside and soak up the rays (weather permitting) picnic benches are fitted with clasps to attach dog leads and water bowls are also provided.
If you’re a dog walker in Northampton looking for a scenic walk with an opportunity for your pup to swim, this is a great choice. Parking is available at Kinewell Pocket park and make sure you stop off at Woodford Lock tea rooms who are rumoured to serve up delicious homemade cakes. Dogs must be kept on a lead between April-June for breeding season.
With a mix of hills, flat trails and forestry, this walk can be tailored to how energetic you and your pup are feeling. If you’re looking to walk a dog in Northampton somewhere that you might find some pals for your pup then Harlestone Firs is the walk for you, as there’s always lots of other dogs poodling about.
Daventry Country Park
If your pup likes to swim, pack a towel and head down to Daventry Country Park. The scenery is lovely and dogs are welcome to be off-lead, there is also lots of places to stop for picnics and it’s open 365 days a year! Stop off at the visitor centre after your walk to stock up on souvenirs or snacks.
Where to eat in Northampton with your dog
If you’re looking after someone’s dog in Northampton and are looking for a pawsome pub lunch then this is a good choice. Pups are welcome in the bar and board games are provided for two legged friends, there is also a park nearby if you want to stretch your pups legs after lunch. Very popular with locals - booking ahead is advised.
The Artichoke Inn
With a lovely garden for your pup to sniff around as well as an extensive menu for two legged friends to choose from, this is another fab place to stop off for lunch. Water bowls and ear ruffles will be provided for pups and there is a great selection of beer and wine for humans.
The Narrow Boat
Enjoy a lovely lunch alongside your furry friend at The Narrow Boat. Pooches are welcome in the bar and gardens - with great views, locally sourced food and friendly staff, this is a pawsome place to stop for a late lunch.
Situated to a lovely canal the views are simply lovely. This pub provides walks from one to eight miles that you and your pup can explore, finishing off back at The Wharf for a nice cold beer and spot of food. Doggies are welcome here and will be provided with water bowls and tummy scratches.
Local vets in Northampton
If you’re walking someone’s dog in Northampton it’s always nice to know where your nearest vet is located. Vets4Pets is open 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week - they also offer an emergency service so your pup is always covered.
Located on Southfield Road, Vets Now is open Monday - Sunday. Offering vaccinations, pet care advice as well as consultations and emergency care, you can rest safe knowing your pup is in good hands.
Pet shops in Northampton
With a dedicated puppy hour (9:30-10:30am on Saturday’s) this gives your pup a chance to mingle with other pups and get socialising. Pets Corner have a range of treats and snacks for your pup too as well as stocking bedding, collars and ID tags.
Offering a range of pup friendly purchases from treats and toys to four poster beds for doggies as well as collars and leads. You’re likely to find some quirky dog apparel here so this is also a great to place to buy a prezzie for the dog lover in your life.