Best Places To Walk Your Dog In The Spring
It’s the middle of spring, and there’s only a few weeks to take advantage of the fantastic dog walking opportunities spring provides. After lots of muddy, wet and chilly dog walks over the winter, it’s great to welcome some sunshine and warmer weather.
We are a dog daycare centre in Ripley and Ockham, Surrey, so naturally we know some of the best places to take dogs in Surrey in the spring. These are all places where there are beautiful spring flowers in bloom. Here’s some of the best places to walk your dog in spring in Surrey.
Limpsfield chart is located on the outskirts of Oxted, Surrey. It’s a large woodland area The bluebells at Ridlands Grove are particularly beautiful. There are plenty of pubs in and around Limpsfield and Oxted should you wish to stop for lunch after your walk. The George in old Oxted is dog friendly.
Painshill Park, Cobham
Dogs on a short lead are welcome, but they are not permitted in any of the buildings. Painshill Park is an 18th century landscaped park near Cobham. Here you will find beautiful walks and lovely scenery. Walk passed the pretty bluebells, historic vineyard and river that runs through the park. It’s a wonderful places to experience the best that spring has to offer.
Leith Hill, Holmbury St Mary
Make your way to the to of Leith Hill, near Dorking, Surrey (not far from Guildford) and take in the jaw-dropping views of the whole of the county and surrounding areas. The views here are so far reaching that you can even see parts of London. Apparently, on a good, clear day you can see 13 counties.
There’s an 18th century viewing tower and some lovely woodland for your dog to run around in. In the spring you can admire the bluebells and rhododendrons, which were allegedly planted by Charles Darwin’s sister.
The Surrey hills in and around Guildford offer a wide range of different dog walks, all of which are very enjoyable in spring. The countryside of leafy Surrey is at its best at this time of year. Some of the best walks include Box Hill, Octavia Hill Walk and Leith Hill (mentioned above). Click here for more information and to plan your route.
Virginia Water is located on the edge of Windsor Great Park. It’s a wonderful place to take the kids, and dogs can enjoy a cool dip in the lake. There are ducks and swans here, so keep your dog on a lead if they are likely to chase them.
Want more inspiration? Get Surrey has listed their best 15 dog walks in Surrey here.