Author Archives: David Murray

About David Murray

Owner of a range of web sites about England, and especially the North

Dog Friendly Keswick and The Lake District

The Kennel Club has for several years run a national programme to give recognition to places and organisations that welcome dogs, under the name, “Open for Dogs” and as part of their “Be Dog Friendly” campaign. 2014 National Awards In … Continue reading

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Dog Friendly Lake District Walks

Finding a dog friendly hotel and settling into it is just the first stage of holidays in the Lake District with dogs. The next step is to find where to go, and the great thing is that there are so … Continue reading

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Dog friendly tea room on the West Cumbria coast

Even when you have dog friendly accommodation it is not always easy during the day to find somewhere for a snack and a cuppa where the presence of your four-legged friend is appreciated. It was good, therefore, to read today … Continue reading

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More on Lake District Walking with Your Dog

A few days ago in another place I wrote about the importance of not over-stretching a dog when on a walking holiday. While it is true that some large and energetic dogs may have considerable stamina we also need to … Continue reading

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Dog Friendly Lake District Walks

A very short post today just to say that I’ve put an updated version of the dog friendly holidays page on my bookselling site, The Lake District in Books. It includes a new book of Lakeland walks especially suitable for … Continue reading

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Luxury Dog Friendly Hotels in the Lake District

When it comes to providing dog friendly hotels Lake District towns and villages surely must among the best in the country. There is a considerable amount of generally pet friendly accommodation not only in the National Park itself but also … Continue reading

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Dog Friendly Keswick again

Last week, while walking down towards the Theatre by the Lake I came across this sign outside the much-enlarged refreshment kiosk by Hope Park. It’s not exactly “accommodation” and therefore might be said not to fit with this website, but … Continue reading

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