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NATIONAL DOG WALKING MONTH: Great places to walk in your area

NATIONAL DOG WALKING MONTH: Great places to walk in your area


If you’re thinking of taking up exercise as your New Year resolution, why not do it with someone who loves an action packed walk – your dog!

With obvious health benefits for both you and your dog(s), walking for 30 minutes a day or more is a great way to improve or maintain your overall health. Why not take a brisk walk with your canine pal and step into the new year with a healthier life style.

Managing director of ‘’, Gareth Irving, commented: "The UK is full of stunning walkways your pups will love and now is the perfect time to explore the beauty on your doorstep. If you’re thinking of taking advantage of the UK’s beautiful landscapes, make sure you follow the government guidelines and stay local."


  • Leigh Woods

Image: National Trust Leigh Woods

Leigh Woods, is a National Nature Reserve and SSSI, on the outskirts Bristol and there are spectacular views over the Avon gorge. The variety of woods, glades and wide sunny paths encourage a richness of wildlife and special plants including Bristol rock cress and Bristol onion.

There are two designated walking trails for you and you furry friend.


  • Eastville Park

Image: Eastville Park

Eastville Park is a large Victorian park with a range of facilities 2 miles north-east of Bristol city centre. There is lots of woody area perfect for you and your dog!


  • Ashton Court estate

Image: Ashton Court estate

Ashton Court Estate is like stepping into countryside only a stone’s throw from the city of Bristol. A short skip over Brunel’s Clifton Suspension bridge and you’re in 850 acres of enchanting wide-open green space and woodland.


  • Tyntesfield

Image: National Trust Tyntesfield

There are two circular woodland estate walks for your dogs here. Tyntesfield is a spectacular National Trust Victorian Gothic Revival estate situated near Wraxall, North Somerset and its just a stones throw away from Bristol!


  • Conham River Park

Facebook: Alexander Smith - Conham River park

A beautiful short walk that follows along the River Avon.






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