Things to Do(g): Visiting a Dog Beach in London

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After last week’s rainy and cold weather, Summer seemed to be back this weekend. So we decided to put a checkbox on a long awaited trip to Ruislip Lido’s dog beach. The only dog beach we are aware of in London. Here is all you need to know to plan your own visit. Your dog will thank you for that!

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Dog Parks in Central London: A Guide

After the reviews of the fully enclosed dog exercise areas in North London and in South London, it is now time to tell you about the four (enclosed) dog parks you can visit in Central London.

  1. St George Square Gardens (SW1)   ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
  2. Paddington Recreation Ground (W9)   ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆/★ ★ ★ ★ ★
  3. Westbourne Green Open Space (W2)   ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆/ ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆
  4. Queen’s Park Gardens (W10)   ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆/ ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

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4 (Public) Dog Agility Trails in London

Summertime “and the livin’ is easy, dogs are jumping and the grass is high”… What better time to discover new places and engage in new activities?! If your dog is a high energy type, a nice one is trying out some agility trails in a London park. Argo and I found four of them all around London and we went and tested them for you!

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South London (fully enclosed) dog parks: the ultimate guide

After the reviews of North London dog exercise areas, I thought to share with you our reviews of 12 enclosed dog parks located in South London. Argo and I, as usual, have visited each dog area in order to verify all information, take photos and measures and dog test them!

This blog post will be updated adding a few more dog areas later on.

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4 North London enclosed dog areas

Last weekend was entirely dedicated to our London dog areas project. Argo, my husband and I went and visited 12 enclosed dog areas around London (6 in South London and 6 in the North and North East) in order to test them, take measures and photos of each. Around 14.5 hours over two days, 39 km (24.2 miles) walked and many trains and buses later, with the tireless help of the official dog park tester, I collected much information to share with you.

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