Taking your dog to the park is a great way to keep your dog happy and stimulated.

Dog friendly Hampstead Heath is the perfect place to take your dog for a run in London.

dog walking spots hampstead heath

You may be surprised to learn that if you look past the hustle and bustle of London’s streets, you will find plenty of dog friendly eateries and cafes. There is a huge number of parks providing the perfect place to let your pet stretch their legs.

One of the great things about London for our dogs is the large number of dog friendly parks to take your pooch. According to Greenspace Information for Greater London CIC, London is 47% green space surprisingly!

We’ve been trying to find the best dog walking spots in London to take your best friend and this time, we’re writing about the dog friendly Hampstead Heath.

If you want to escape from the fast-paced city life, seek out Hampstead Heath for a game of fetch and enjoy the green space on offer. I promise you won't be disappointed, your dog will be able to run and play to its hearts content, while you take in the fresh air and picturesque views.

Hampstead Heath is the perfect place to let your dog explore and you'll never be short of other dogs for your pup to play with. Endless fun for your canine friend! You're guaranteed a good view of all the scenery Hampstead Heath has to offer before you return to London's greyer palette!

dog walking spots hampstead heath

Image thanks to City of London.

Post walk beverage? 

If you fancy a pint and a decent roast after your dog walk, check out The Flask or the Golden Gate. Or if you want to try some of the best banana bread in North London, head to Silverberry...

Need a hand?

As the largest and most trusted dog walking business in the UK, we've helped over 160,000 dog owners find pet care including dog walkers. If you don't have the time to walk your dog, then we're here to help and we can even make sure your dog gets walked in and around Hampstead Heath. With industry leading insurance cover, tracked GPS dog walks and easy online payments, we've walked thousands of dog walks every week. If you're looking for dog walkers near Hampstead Heath, Tailster can help.


London has plenty of hidden gems waiting to be discovered and no matter where you are you’re never far from a green space, so grab your pet lead and poo bags and find the perfect park for you.

Work, family and social commitments mean that there often aren't enough hours in the day take our dogs to all the parks London has to offer! Click here to find out how Tailster can put you in contact with hundreds of pet carers in your local area, meaning that you can rest in the knowledge that your pets are being well looked after.

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