Half way around the lake is the Visitor Centre with toilets and café. Dogs allowed outside only but you can get a coffee and sit and take in the amazing views and there’s plenty of bowls of water out for the pooches too. There are plenty of places to stop and eat your picnic along the route or continue and find one of the amazing dog friendly eateries.
Afternoon: Dog-Friendly Eateries
After your morning adventure, satisfy your hunger and treat your pup to some delicious food at one of the dog-friendly eateries near Hollingworth Lake. Here are a couple of recommendations:
The Wine Press Restaurant:
Located just a short stroll from the lake, The Wine Press Restaurant offers a warm welcome to dogs and their owners. This charming establishment serves a variety of dishes, from hearty pub classics to gourmet delights. Relax in their dog-friendly garden area and enjoy a tasty meal while your furry friend is provided with water and maybe even a treat!
The Beach Pub:
Situated right next to the lake, The Beach Pub is a pawfect spot to refuel and enjoy stunning lake views. The sign outside says they welcome friendly dogs inside but there’s also seating outside if you prefer. They do a great Sunday roast!
Evening: Playtime and Sunset Stroll
As the day winds down, let your dog burn off some energy at one of the dog-friendly play areas near the lake. The Hollingworth Lake Country Park has an open space where your furry friend can run and play fetch to their heart’s content. Alternatively, if you prefer a more leisurely pace, take a relaxing sunset stroll along the lakeside and enjoy the beautiful colours reflected on the water.