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Go walkies with your dog at these top ten places in Derbyshire

Derbyshire is one of the best places in the country to walk your dog with its beautiful National Park, peaceful canal towpaths and picturesque country parks.

But make sure you protect your dog and be on guard against venomous snakes while out walking in the Peak District.

Twenty miles of paths and bridleways make the traffic-free park the perfect place for your pooch to stretch its legs.

5. Shipley Country Park, Heanor

Twenty miles of paths and bridleways make the traffic-free park the perfect place for your pooch to stretch its legs.
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If you're feeling energetic climb up Grin Hill to Solomons Temple, a Victorian folly, which offers panoramic countryside views. Within walking distance are woods, wildlife pastures and Pooles Cavern.

6. Grin Low, Buxton

If you're feeling energetic climb up Grin Hill to Solomons Temple, a Victorian folly, which offers panoramic countryside views. Within walking distance are woods, wildlife pastures and Pooles Cavern.
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Stretch your legs in this limestone dale which is abundant with flora and fauna. Your pet can cool off in the sparkling water of the River Lathkill.

7. Lathkill Dale

Stretch your legs in this limestone dale which is abundant with flora and fauna. Your pet can cool off in the sparkling water of the River Lathkill.
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You can walk for miles - 46 to be precise - along the canal towpath which stretches from the middle of Chesterfield to the River Trent and links Derbyshire, South Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire.

8. Chesterfield Canal

You can walk for miles - 46 to be precise - along the canal towpath which stretches from the middle of Chesterfield to the River Trent and links Derbyshire, South Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire.
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