Are you looking to visit a pretty, dog friendly flower field to explore? From show-stopping lavender carpets in Norfolk to happy sunflower displays in Wales, there’s plenty of flower fields in the UK to take your breath away. What’s more, many of these flower fields welcome our canine companions with open arms.
Each place provides an abundance of Instagrammable opportunities, so you can fill your boots and take plenty of wanderlust photos together. Some of these places offer a pick-your-own service so you can take a bunch of flowers home with you, while others are there for the enjoyment. So without further ado, let’s put the petal to the metal and dive into 8 dog friendly flower fields.
Hitchin Lavender, Hertfordshire
This pretty little place can be found in Hertfordshire. It’s in full bloom from July to September, and just a 40 minute drive from London. Here you’ll be able to explore 25 acres of land and a sea of gorgeous lilac together. Dogs are allowed anywhere provided they are kept on a lead. There’s also water bowls around for dogs to quench their thirst.
Rhossili Bay, Wales
This National Trust destination isn’t just home to breathtaking coastal views, but 15 hectares of wildflower meadows and over 17 sunflower fields! You can pick-your-own sunflowers in one of the fields for £1.50 per flower head. There are plenty of facilities on-site, including a place to grab refreshments.
Dogs on leads are warmly welcomed here. Together you can spend the whole day exploring this beautiful place, with incredible coastal walks just a bone’s throw away.
This rolling land of lilac is set against the backdrop of the beautiful Cotswolds countryside. This farm of lavender is family-run, and we love keeping pup-to-date with their Instagram as the lavender blooms. They love welcoming our furry pals, provided they are kept in control. These fields are usually open from June-August.
We ‘lilac’ lavender a lot. Not only is beautiful to look at and safe for our dogs but it also helps with anxiety, depression and stress. This family-run lavender farm, has spectacular views and pretty gardens. Dogs are welcome in the garden and fields, but must be kept on a lead at all times. They also have a cafe which serves homemade lavender goodies, so be sure to grab a slice of lavender and almond cake before leaving.
Cairnie Fruit Farm, Fife
This little place may have just a small field of flowers and fruit, but it’s mighty. People flock here from all over Scotland to pick a bunch of Sunflowers, or tasty strawberries. You can even come here in the Autumn and buy yourself a great big pumpkin. Dogs are welcome but must be on a lead at all times. Dogs are allowed in the Sunflower fields, but they aren’t allowed in the fruit picking areas.
Micheldever Woods, Hampshire
Not a field as such, but just humour us for a moment. This gorgeous ancient woodland is the perfect spot to walk the pooch with the sniffs, the smells and the incredible Bluebells. The Bluebells blossom from April through to late May. You’ll also be able to find many butterflies here too. Dogs are welcome, but please take care when photographing your pooch among the bluebells (or they won’t grow back).
Norfolk is home to many pretty places, including this beautiful lavender field. Here you’ll find 100 acres of lilac pick-me-ups here, and even guided tours. Dogs on leads are welcome and can enjoy access to the main areas. While dogs aren’t allowed in the tearoom, we recommend grabbing a slice of lavender cake and scones to take away!
Mayfield Lavender Farm
This 25 acre lavender farm is located in Banstead in Surrey, just 15 miles from Central London. The farm is a popular throughout summer where you can wander through a sea of beautiful organic lavender. The lavender normally starts to bloom towards the middle to end of June and the peak time is July and August. The on-site cafe has a range of tasty dishes, and you can even book a lavender cream tea for an extra special touch. They also have tractor rides which the kids will enjoy.
Do You Have Any Favourite Flower Fields?
Do you know of any dog friendly flower fields? Perhaps you’ve visited one of these pretty places? Share your stories in the comments below.
Little Wytheford Farm in Shawbury have a sunflower farm where you can pick your own for 50p a stem too. We went last year on their last day so the pickings weren’t great but still got lovely photos of the boys. They do also have a little barn/hut for refreshments too. Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome to the sunflower farm but not when it’s the pumpkin patch
This place sounds amazing and only 50p a stem! Shame about the pumpkin patch, but at least you get to enjoy the sunflowers together. 🌻🌻
Didn’t know cairnie fruit farm had sunflowers will need to check this out