Guide to Dog Swim Days at Lidos & Outdoor Pools (around the UK)

Dog on the edge of the swimming pool for a Dog Swim Day at a UK lido

Dog swims at outdoor swimming pools and lidos are a thing. So where and when can you take your canine friend to one of these? This weekend we headed to Saltdean Lido, in Brighton and Hove, for the second edition of theirs (which was glorious!), but are there any other venues? We found 6 lidos and outdoor pools hosting dog days and swims around the UK, and we tell you all about them, so you can plan your next dog-friendly getaway around those!

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A dog day out of London: Dog-friendly trip to the Chilterns

Dog at Marylebone station

Are you looking to get out of the city’s chaos, breathe some fresh countryside air, while staying within a 30-minute reach from London (and not having to move your car either, if you have one)? Then, a dog day out in the Chilterns is the perfect answer. In this post, we tell you all about our recent dog-friendly day trip from London to Beaconsfield. With walks and a visit to what is said to be the oldest (obviously dog-friendly) pub of the UK.

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A CSI course for dogs (with murder, fun & mystery) is coming to Kent

Dog at John Rogerson training course

If you are into training your dog, like to keep him/her mentally stimulated and want to spend an original and fun weekend this one is for you. There is a 2-day CSI course (subtitled “Murder, Fun, Mystery & Your Dog”) held by reknown dog trainer and behaviourist John Rogerson, coming to Kent in just two weeks! And only a couple of spots left.

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Dog Travel Inspiration | A pedalo trip at Verdon Gorge, France

Dog on a dog-friendly pedalo at Verdon Gorge in France

Do you have a bucket list of things to do with your dog? If you do, this post will hopefully give you some further inspiration. This Summer, I wanted to try and tick some items off my own dog bucket list and decided to combine two of them: taking Argo to Verdon Gorge in the South of France, Provence, and going on a dog-friendly pedalo. This is how it was and what you need to know for your own trip.

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With dogs at Hampton Court Palace: tips for a day out

dog at Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace had been on our list of things to do with a dog for a long time. Finally, last weekend we went on an expedition to visit it with Argo and enjoy a dog day out in the sun. Since we didn’t find satisfactory the official information currently available online, in this post we hope to shed light on rules about dogs at Hampton Court Palace and tell you what to expect from your visit.

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