Go walkies with your dog at these top ten places in Derbyshire

Derbyshire is one of the best places in the country to walk your dog with its beautiful National Park, peaceful canal towpaths and picturesque country parks.

Wednesday, 10th April 2019, 5:36 pm
Updated Wednesday, 10th April 2019, 5:39 pm
Making new friends is all part of the fun.
Henry the Goldendoodle loves living at Chatsworth where dogs on leads are welcome in the grounds. Chatsworth has been named by Dog Friendly Cottages as one of the top ten places in England to walk your pet.
Older dogs and their owners will find the flat towpath of Cromforth Canal is perfect for a gentle stroll.

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If variety is the spice of your walk, head for Goyt Valley where there are reservoirs, moorland, woods and gritstone edges. Stock image.
A haven for walkers and their canine chums, this traffic-free, eight-mile route running from Blackwell Mill in Chee Dale to Coombs Road in Bakewell, cuts through spectacular limestone dales.
Twenty miles of paths and bridleways make the traffic-free park the perfect place for your pooch to stretch its legs.
If you're feeling energetic climb up Grin Hill to Solomons Temple, a Victorian folly, which offers panoramic countryside views. Within walking distance are woods, wildlife pastures and Pooles Cavern.
Stretch your legs in this limestone dale which is abundant with flora and fauna. Your pet can cool off in the sparkling water of the River Lathkill.
You can walk for miles - 46 to be precise - along the canal towpath which stretches from the middle of Chesterfield to the River Trent and links Derbyshire, South Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire.
Walk off the weight with a stroll around this reservoir which is the ninth largest of its kind in England. You can watch sailors and windsurfers being put through their paces on the water.
Feeling dog tired but still want a walk? Have a gentle stroll in the woodland or formal gardens - but don't forget your lead!