Dog-Friendly Holiday Ideas for Scotland
Planning a self-catering holiday in Scotland? Need ideas and inspiration on some of the best places to explore with your pet pooch? Scotland is home to some amazing countryside and a beautiful coastline too. Read on to read Country Cottages Online's ideas and inspiration on some of the best places in bonny Scotland to explore with your hound.
Dog-Friendly Aberdeenshire and Bennachie
Aberdeenshire is home to miles and miles of unspoilt countryside which can be a joy to explore with your four-legged friend. Dogs are welcome along trails managed by the Foresty Commission for Scotland so when exploring woodlands like Countesswells, Foggieton, Kirkhill or Tyrebagger remember to take the lead and your hound can enjoy a hike too.
Bennachie is a popular range of hills that you can visit with your pet pooch too. Remember to be responsible and bring poo bags along. There are no bins though for dog poo so be sure to take dog mess home with you.
If you've decided on Aberdeenshire for your getaway with your pet:
Pooch-Friendly Holidays in Loch Lomond
So many dogs love a splish splash in the water and if your dog is a confident swimmer than a trip to Loch Lomond would be a great opportunity for you both to let loose. There are many dog-friendly walks in Loch Lomond where you and your four-legged friend can explore this beautiful Scottish National Park.
The Hound Friendly Scottish Highlands
The Scottish Highlands is one of the most magnificent and most unspoilt parts of Scotland. For those who love exploring the great outdoors what could be better to get out and about on holiday with your canine companion?
Remember to stick to safe trails when exploring with your pets and not to take hounds off areas that may require climbing or scrambling skills for your safety and theirs. One of the best well known trails in the Highlands which you can safely explore on holiday with your pooch is the Great Glen Way.