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Edited: 19th November 2018

Laxton dog walk, Nottinghamshire


Laxton is reputed to be the only village left in England that still maintains the 'rotating' medieval field system. It's all explained in the tiny visitor centre (in the pub car park), and makes for a really interesting dog walk.


Refreshments at the Dovecote Inn. Guide dogs are allowed in the bar, but other dogs have to sit outside.Visitor Centre, including display about open field farming system, information boards. Public WCs and car park adjoining the pub for non-patrons. There's a short video to watch, and a selection of informative leaflets - nice for kids of all ages.

Pub or Cafe Address

Cross Hill  Laxton  NG22 0SX


Open 7 days. Lunch served 12 noon to 2pm.   For seasonal opening hours and food service times please check their website

Menu Style

For full menu information, allergens, specials, prices and reservations please check their website.

Dog Rules

Dogs in the beer garden only, not inside. Water bowls.

Disabled Access

Yes and WC



The visitor centre has details of a number of different trails around the village and its fields, and it's worth following one of these as it's surprisingly easy to lose a sense of direction here (we've made more wrong turns here than on any other walk on the site!).

There are several stiles to navigate whichever way you go and large dogs with short legs, like Basset Hounds, will find these tricky. On a dry day this is a grand spot for blowing away the cobwebs. On a wet day, unless you have wellies on board this is one to avoid. Walk lengths vary, and you'll need several hours for the longer trails.

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Edited: 19th November 2018. The details of this listing may have changed, and though the Driving with Dogs team do our best to confirm the accuracy of every listing, we cannot guarantee that the details are fully up to date and accurate. If you know that any aspect of this listing is incorrect, please suggest an edit to let us know.