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Find out about me, my owner and my favourite place for a walk in Delamere Forest, as well as great dog friendly places to eat and sleep near by.

Ollie the dog from Delamere Forest

Making a bug home at an Eco-Kids event.  My owner and me

I’m just a little Labrador pup, at 20 months old, so the world seems very big to me with lots of great places to explore. I tag along with my owner Liam, a recreation ranger at Delamere and go on lots of different adventures. I get petted a lot, even by people I’ve never met before. Must be my adorable puppy-dog eyes.

Making a bug home at an Eco-Kids event.  Favourite items

My football and plastic bottles. I love just them!

Making a bug home at an Eco-Kids event.  Best trick

Fitting four tennis balls in my mouth at once. Took me a while, but I got there in the end.

Making a bug home at an Eco-Kids event.  Arch rival

A brush – don’t know what it is, I just bristle at the thought of them.

Making a bug home at an Eco-Kids event.  Favourite places for a walk

Liam and I always love walking around the Old Pale.

Making a bug home at an Eco-Kids event.  Water stops

Water is always available at the Delamere Café water trough.

Making a bug home at an Eco-Kids event.  Other useful information

Us dogs are welcome to enjoy the forest off the lead (one of the very few places in Cheshire!). Liam always 'stick and flick's' throughout the wider forest, to ensure that the trails are kept clean, however, in car parks, grass areas and picnic areas he always picks up after me because I don't want my human friends to step in a suprise gift from me or my buddies. Visit Delamere Forest for more information about what's available here.

Dog friendly places to stay

Willington Hall - 2.79 miles away

Willington, Tarporley, Cheshire CW6 0NB
Tel: 01829 752321

BEST WESTERN Forest Hills Hotel - 4.44 miles away

Overton Hill, Frodsham, Cheshire WA6 6HH
Tel: 01928 735255

Hill House Farm - 5.32 miles away

Rushton, Tarporley CW6 9AU
Tel: 01829 732238

Newton Hall - 7.34 miles away

Tattenhall CH3 9NE
Tel: 01829 770153

Churton Heath Farm - 9.3 miles away

Chapel Lane, Bruera CH3 6EW
Tel: 01244 620420

Manor Farm (Sleeps 4) - 11.18 miles away

Egerton, Cholmondeley, Nr Malpas, Cheshire SY14 8AW
Tel: 01829 720261

Dog friendly places to eat

Helsby Arms - 4.8 miles away

Chester Road, Hapsford, Chester, Cheshire WA6 0JE
Tel: 01928 724618

The Dysart Arms - 7.74 miles away

Bowes Gate Road, Bunbury, Cheshire CW6 9PH
Tel: 01829 260183

Grapes Inn - 12.77 miles away

76 Allerton Road, Woolton, Liverpool, Merseyside L25 7RQ
Tel: 01514 281157

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What's Here?

  • Cafe
  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Horse riding
  • Information
  • Parking (chargeable)
  • Picnic
  • Walking
  • Viewpoint
  • Toliets
  • Wildlife


OS Grid ref: SJ546712
Postcode: CW8 2HZ

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