Northumberland, County Durham, and Tyne and Wear.
Landscapes in this region are renowned for their rugged beauty, and the area boasts having the darkest night skies in England, perfect for star-gazing. There's plenty of choice of accommodation where pets are welcome.
Dog friendly Northumberland National Park offers great dog walks in dramatic hills and sheltered valleys. Lovers of the great outdoors will enjoy exploring the Durham Dales and the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Hadrian’s Wall is one of Britain’s oldest and best-preserved ancient monuments. It is possible to walk the entire 73-mile length and view forts and the beautiful surrounding landscapes. It is, of course, dog friendly and you can visit and take a walk along whichever sections appeal to you.
Both South Tyneside and North Tyneside have impressive beaches — Littlehaven Beach and Marsden Bay (a haven for birdwatchers) welcome dogs throughout the year.
The region boasts a great number of dog friendly castles, including Alnwick which appears in the Harry Potter films. Other attractions include Beamish Museum, an open air exhibition where dogs are welcome everywhere except into period buildings. Lots choice for fun-packed days out with your dog!