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The Perfect Dog Walk

Posted on: 4/5/2010 9:17:11 AM under Dogs
Now that we are finally starting to see some lovely warm weather throughout the UK, it's the perfect time to take advantage of all the fantastic walks around the UK.
While visiting friends this weekend near Preston in Lancashire we had the pleasure of being able take in the scenery at Cuerden Valley Park along with our dogs Toffee and Bertie, who from the looks of things enjoyed the afternoon more than us as it is pretty much doggy heaven.

Toffee Enjoying a Spot of SunThe Park has everything from amazing woodlands to a river perfect for a spot of doggy paddling as well as a vast meadow fantastic for a game of fetch. We started our walk from the car park by the Lancashire Wildlife Trust Barn following the paths through the spectacular woodlands where we caught a glimpse of the beautiful valley below and gorgeous grazing pastures above, as we came down past the lake to the meadow we and other dog walkers enjoyed a game of fetch followed by some paddling and while the dogs paddled we had a go at making our way across the river via the stepping stones.

This walk is a really nice easy walk only taking between thirty minutes and an hour yet a stunning walk and thoroughly enjoyed by both us and the dogs. A must for anyone who lives locally or visiting the area. For more info visit the website www.cuerdenvalleypark.org.uk.

There are a whole host of wonderful walks all across the UK and I would love to hear from you about your favourite strolls with your canine pals.

For those of you needing inspiration I've found this great website, Dog Walks UK, providing you with routes, reviews and events for you to take part in.

Keep up to date with all the latest goings on from me and don't forget to get in touch and share with me your pet tales, I love hearing from you.

Best wishes,

Catrina and Toffee