Cotgrave, Grantham Canal and Cotgrave Country Park Circular Walk

Walk distance: 3.2 miles Difficulty: Easy Pub stop: The Rose and Crown, Cotgrave Starting point: Church Lane, Cotgrave (on street parking) Download the route map here. This circular walk starts in Cotgrave village and makes its way along the Grantham Canal and Cotgrave Country Park. Grantham Canal runs for 33 miles and was primarily builtContinue reading “Cotgrave, Grantham Canal and Cotgrave Country Park Circular Walk”

Strelley Village and Cossall circular

Walk distance: 4 miles Difficulty: Easy- all on the flat and really doesn’t feel like 4 miles! Pub stop: The Broad Oak- Strelley Village (just down from start and end point) Starting point: Lay by off Main Street, Strelley Village Download the route map here. Just a few miles from the hustle and bustle ofContinue reading “Strelley Village and Cossall circular”

Monsal Head

Walk distance: 4 miles Difficulty: Moderate- lots of squeeze stiles so this may not be suitable for larger dogs Pub stop: Monsal Head Hotel- Stable Bar Starting point: Long Stay Monsal Head car park- DE45 1NL (£5.50 for all day- machine takes coins and card but doesn’t give change) Download the route map here. ThisContinue reading “Monsal Head”

Ringstead Bay to The Smugglers Inn, Osmington Mills walk

Walk distance: 3 miles Difficulty: Easy Pub stop: The very dog friendly The Smugglers Inn at Osmington Mills Starting point: Ringstead Bay car park DT2 8NG- £5 for the day Download the route map here. Ringstead Bay is another extremely scenic part of the South West Coast Path. This walk goes inland a little, stopping halfContinue reading “Ringstead Bay to The Smugglers Inn, Osmington Mills walk”

Short Cropwell Bishop circular walk

Walk distance: 2.5 miles Difficulty: Very easy (however there are two stiles, so this might not be suitable for larger dogs). Pub stop: We didn’t have a pub stop on this walk Starting point: Hoe View Road, Cropwell Bishop Download the route map here. Cropwell Bishop is a lovely little village about 25 minutes outContinue reading “Short Cropwell Bishop circular walk”