Millbry Hill, the UK’s leading independent family-run country store, share with us some of their favourite dog walking spots and the must-have winter warmers to match, in our latest guest blog post.
At Millbry Hill, we know that there is nothing better than a good country walk. Feeling the leaves crunching beneath your feet or your dog leaving foot prints on the frost, it’s a time of year we love.
That’s why we’ve put together this handy little guide for when you’re out & about in The Lakes & Yorkshire… before you finish it off with a Sunday Dinner at the pub! And don’t worry, we’ve got some helpful hints to keep warm too!
1. Location: Derwent Water – Keswick
Why: Surrounded by the breath-taking mountains, it’s one of the country’s natural wonders and one surely not to be missed. People travel for miles for this view – it’s idyllic on a clear, crisp morning.
Winter must have: Le Chameau Vierzonord Wellies, £170
2. Location: Ullswater Lake – Cumbria
Why: This gorgeous destination is the second largest lake in the Lake District and has the added bonus that dogs are allowed on board the Ullswater Steamers with you – a unique experience in itself. It sounds like a perfect trip out to us!
Winter must have: Schoffel Ladies Kensington Down Jacket, £329.95
3. Location: Roseberry Topping – North Yorkshire
Why: It’s iconic view is the back drop for many North Yorkshire residents. It even has a special place with us at Millbry Hill – just check out our Autumn/Winter Brochure. Wrap up warm and make the climb, the views are second to none.
Winter must have: Joules Ladies Pop-A-Pom Hat, £24.99 & Joules Heyford Oversized Scarf, £29.95
4. Location: Robin Hoods Bay – Whitby
Why: As far as coastal views get, this is one of the best. It’s world famous, and a sight like no other. A must go for you and your four legged friend. Finished off with some fish and chips on the pier? We can’t think of much better!
Winter must have: Barbour Ladies Redcliffe Knit Jumper, £99.95
5. Location: Swaledale/Reeth – North Yorkshire
Why: Discover the picturesque stone surroundings and pretty villages. Great places for your pooch to explore! With a mixture of quaint towns and rugged hillsides, there’s plenty to discover.
Winter must have: Ariat Ladies Ambleside H2O Boots, £179.99
Wherever you go walking this winter, make sure you’re wrapped up warm and take a moment to enjoy the views.
To see what else Millbry Hill have to offer, visit www.millbryhill.co.uk