Chiltern Open Air Museum
Chalfont St Giles
- 45 acres of grounds to explore
- Dog water bowls on site
- Dog ice cream available to buy onsite
- Friendly welcome
You can enjoy a dog friendly day out at Chiltern Open Air Museum.There are dogs treats to welcome you in out ticket office and there are dog drinking bowls around the site.
The 45 acre site has lots of space and woodlands to explore as well as over 30 historic buildings that have been rescued and reconstructed on the Museum site.
There is livestock on site so they do ask that you keep your dog on a short lead at all times. Dogs are allowed in historic buildings except for the furnished homes where they have delicate artefacts.
For the safety of other visitors and your dog they ask that you do not leave your dog unattended at any time. Please always clean up after your dog there are special bins located at the entrance of the site and next to our Haversham toilets. Some of their historical re-enactment events do have some gun fire which may scare some dogs so please check the events section of our website before you visit.
Interesting dog fact: Matt Baker’s collie, Meg, who was a regular on the BBC’s Blue Peter during Matt’s tenure, learned how to be a sheepdog at Chiltern Open Air Museum. Matt also allowed the Museum’s sheep to graze on his land.