In the heart of Cumbria lies one of the most popular dog friendly holiday destinations for dog owners across the UK, the Lake District. With its picture-perfect panorama of rolling hills, mountains tarns and glistening lakes, it's no wonder millions of people visit every year. The Lake District is famous for many literary connections who found inspiration here. Life-long lake lover, Beatrix Potter and English poet William Wordsworth. You and your pooch will find plenty of places to explore in the Lake District. It's filled with plenty of outdoor opportunities, from lake cruises to mountain walks, and plenty of cosy pubs to relax and replenish at. Whether you are planning on staying for a few days or a longer period, there is no shortage of homely accommodation. With an abundance of picturesque wandering trails, you can choose to either embark on a 5-mile lap around Buttermere Lake or, if you're up for an adventure, a 7.5-mile tour around the famous Ullswater Lake. Also known as a ‘Gateway to the Lakes’, Kendal in South Cumbria is a great place to find your paws. While the market town of Keswick provides a great base for exploring the northern side of the lake. Fancy climbing mountains? The Lake District is the biggest National Park in the UK and boasts England’s highest mountain, Scafell Pike. Prefer to keep your paws firmly on the ground, it also boasts England's largest lake, Lake Windermere. Start your tail-wagging adventure in dog friendly Lake District.