Find Devon Dog Friendly Beaches

Heading to the Devon coast with your dog and not sure if they are allowed on any beaches?

This Devon list of dog friendly beaches will help in planning your next trip to the beach.

Our 2018 Devon dog friendly beach guide currently has 12 Devon beaches listed where dogs are allowed with 20 beaches that have some dog restrictions, and there are no beaches on which a full dog ban is in operation.

Devon dog friendly beaches Devon Beaches Allowing Dogs

This list shows 12 Devon beaches with no dog restrictions and can be used all year.

  1. Thurlestone Sands Beach, Thurlestone
  2. Slapton Sands Beach, Stokenham
  3. Gara Beach, Salcombe
  4. Ansteys Cove Beach, Torquay
  5. Churston Cove Beach, Brixham
  6. Lynmouth Beach, Lynton
  7. Maidencombe Beach, Torquay
  8. Rockham Bay Beach, Woolacombe
  9. Ness Cove Beach, Shaldon
  10. North Sands Beach, Salcombe
  11. Leas Foot Beach, Thurlestone
  12. Moor Sands Beach, Salcombe

Note, although dogs are allowed you are expected to keep control of your dog, clean-up after them and some beaches may require you to keep them on a lead. Please check local information sites for any restrictions.


Devon beaches with dog restrictions Devon Beaches That Have Dog Restrictions

This list shows 20 Devon beaches allowing dogs but with some restrictions. These restrictions could be a time of day, restricted zones, dogs to be kept on a lead or only allowed out of season. Check our beach information page for details of the restrictions in place.

  1. Saunton Sands Beach, Croyde
  2. Beer Beach, Seaton
  3. Bigbury on Sea Beach, Bigbury-on-Sea
  4. Blackpool Sands Beach, Stoke Fleming
  5. Bovisand Bay Beach, Plymouth
  6. Broadsands Beach, Paignton
  7. Challaborough Beach, Bigbury-on-Sea
  8. Croyde Bay Beach, Croyde
  9. Coryton Cove Beach, Dawlish
  10. Dawlish Town Beach, Dawlish
  11. Dawlish Warren Beach, Dawlish
  12. Exmouth Beach, Exmouth
  13. Goodrington Sands Beach, Paignton
  14. Hartland Quay Beach, Bideford
  15. Hollicombe Beach, Paignton
  16. Hope Cove Beach, Salcombe
  17. Meadfoot Beach, Torquay
  18. Oddicombe Beach, Torquay
  19. Preston Sands Beach, Paignton
  20. Torre Abbey Beach, Torquay

Devon Beaches that do not allow dogs Devon Beaches That Have Dog Restrictions

We have no Devon beaches recorded that do not allow dogs at any time.


Devon Beaches That We Have NO Dog Restriction Information

This list shows 63 Devon beaches where we have no information on dog restrictions.

  1. Babbacombe Beach, Torquay
  2. Bantham Beach, Bigbury-on-Sea
  3. Beesands Beach, Stokenham
  4. Herring Cove Beach, Bigbury-on-Sea
  5. Branscombe Mouth Beach, Seaton
  6. Budleigh Salterton Beach, Exmouth
  7. Westcombe Beach, Bigbury-on-Sea
  8. Clovelly Beach, Bideford
  9. Combe Martin Bay Beach, Ilfracombe
  10. Sugary Cove Beach, Dartmouth
  11. Elberry Cove Beach, Paignton
  12. Elender Cove Beach, Salcombe
  13. Great Mattiscombe Beach, Start Point
  14. Hallsands Beach, Stokenham
  15. Wildersmouth Beach, Ilfracombe
  16. Hele Bay Beach, Ilfracombe
  17. Tunnels Beach, Ilfracombe
  18. Instow Beach, Bideford
  19. Ladram Bay Beach, Sidmouth
  20. Leonards Cove Beach, Dartmouth
  21. Mill Bay Cove Beach, Dartmouth
  22. Man Sands Beach, Brixham
  23. Mill Bay Beach, Salcombe
  24. Mothecombe and Coastguards Beach, Plymouth
  25. Paignton Sands Beach, Paignton
  26. Plymouth Hoe East Beach, Plymouth
  27. Plymouth Hoe West Beach, Plymouth
  28. Putsborough Sands Beach, Croyde
  29. Redgate Beach, Torquay
  30. Stoke (Row Cove) Beach, Plymouth
  31. South Sands Beach, Salcombe
  32. Exmouth Sandy Bay Beach, Exmouth
  33. Sandymere Beach, Bideford
  34. Seaton Beach, Seaton
  35. Sedgewell Cove Beach, Bigbury-on-Sea
  36. Shaldon Beach, Exmouth
  37. Shipload Bay Beach, Bideford
  38. Shoalstone Beach, Brixham
  39. Jacobs Ladder Beach, Sidmouth
  40. Sidmouth Town Beach, Sidmouth
  41. Torcross (Slapton Sands) Beach, Stokenham
  42. Soar Mill Cove Beach, Salcombe
  43. St Marys Bay Beach, Brixham
  44. Strete Gate Beach, Stokenham
  45. Holcombe Beach, Teignmouth
  46. Teignmouth Town Beach, Teignmouth
  47. Teignmouth Back Beach, Teignmouth
  48. Watcombe Beach, Torquay
  49. Wembury Beach, Plymouth
  50. Lee Bay Beach, Lynton
  51. Westward Ho! Beach, Bideford
  52. Wonwell Sands Beach, Plymouth
  53. Woody Bay Beach, Lynton
  54. Barricane Beach, Woolacombe
  55. Woolacombe Beach, Woolacombe
  56. Wringcliff Beach, Lynton
  57. Lannacombe Beach, Start Point
  58. Lee Bay Beach, Ilfracombe
  59. Breakwater Beach, Brixham
  60. Broad Sands Beach, Ilfracombe
  61. Chiselbury Bay Beach, Sidmouth
  62. Landcombe Cove Beach, Stoke Fleming
  63. Maceley Cove Beach, Salcombe

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If a Devon beach is not listed above then we have no information and you will have to check local beach information boards.

Note that we try to keep this dog beach information up to date but restrictions are set by local councils and occasionally we may miss a change.

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