Old beer barrels have been recycled to provide dog watering stations at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, South Walsham.
Dogs on leads are welcome at Fairhaven Garden. There is a dog entry charge (25p) to cover the cost of poop scoops, which are given to every dog owner. Annual dog memberships are also available. Dog bins are sited in the gardens.
Fairhaven Garden also stages an annual Fun Dog Day, which usually takes place during September, and features a dog show, agility activities, demonstrations, doggy stalls and games. The event is to raise money for local animal charities.
Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden is at South Walsham, nine miles east of Norwich, signposted off A47 at B1140 junction, www.fairhavengarden.co.uk t. 01603 270449. The garden is open daily all year from 10am to 5pm (closed Christmas Day), and on Wednesdays until 9pm during peak season Free entry to tearoom, gift shop and plant sales. Garden entry is adult £6.85, concessions £6.60, child £3.95 (under 5 free).
There is wheelchair access throughout the garden, including a Sensory Garden and an accessible boat for trips on the broad from April to October (additional charge). Visitors requiring special facilities are advised to telephone in advance, mobility scooters available.