Heather View is the perfect setting for you to enjoy a great holiday with your four-legged friend. The local area boasts some of the most beautiful countryside walks around. Our Reception team are knowledgeable on the local area so please drop in and ask for advice on the best places to visit.
Dogs at Heather View
Your pet is always welcome at Heather View! As we want all our guests (including those with four legs!) to enjoy themselves and be safe, there are a couple of things we'd like you to remember for everyone's security and well-being.
- While in the park, please keep your dog on a lead and make sure it is wearing a collar with an ID tag;
- Please pick up any dog mess and place it in one of the dog bins on the park; if you don't have ane poo bags - don't worry, these can be supplied, just pop into Reception;
- Please keep dogs under control and don't leave them unattended at any time;
- Only assistance dogs are allowed into our Bar and Restaurant complex, there is an outside seating area where all dogs are welcome.
Dog-Friendly Walks around Heather View
Heather View is conveniently located close to several walking routes. The options are endless for those who love an adventure in the great outdoors!
Stanhope Burn and Crawley Edge Circular
A moderate walk about 4½ miles long. Starting in the centre of the village, this walk covers farmland, burns, streams, waterfalls and more.
Derwent Reservoir offers history and wildlife along the 3½ mile trail with stunning views of the reservoir. The walk is appropriate for walkers, cyclists, pushchairs and wheelchairs and has picnic sites available. There’s also a shop and public toilet available at the visitor centre.
The forest offers a variety of walks through its woodland. With car parks, a visitor centre and picnic areas, there’s a mixture of way marked paths.
High Force and Low Force circular walk
Within the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, you can experience breathtaking scenery and stunning countryside when you embark on this 5 mile walk. The route takes you from Bowlees, past Low Force, an 18 metre series of waterfalls, up the River Tees and to High Force. With a drop of 21 metres, High Force is a sight to behold and certainly not one to be missed. You then return downstream and have the option to view the waterfall from below.
Dog-Friendly attractions near Heather View
You don't have to leave the dog behind when you go for a family day out! Here's some of the best dog-friendly attractions near Heather View.
Experience amazing sights, sounds, smells and tastes of the past. You can step back in time at this 350 acre award winning site and discover what life in the North East was like in the 1820s, 1900’s and 1940’s. Plus, step on board the trams and they’ll transport you into the past, for a happy day out in history!
With a huge range of activities on throughout the year celebrating other eras. The museum encourages interaction for the whole family and is open all year round.
A volunteer run heritage attraction, the Weardale Railway line runs adjacent to our park. Operating frequent steam engine services up the line during the summer, it’s a great way to experience steam engines of old and travel on a line that was originally built in 1847. You can access the Weardale Railway from Frosterley station, next to the Black Bull Inn, Stanhope Station, which has a shop, cafe and toilet facilities or Wolsingham Station.
Dog-Friendly Businesses near Heather View
From local groomers to our favourite food spots - both shops where you can stock on your best friend's meals as well as dog-friendly restaurants and bars.