Dog Friendly Beaches

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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, beaches for dogs near Devon

Our 2021 Devon dog friendly beach guide currently has 17 Devon beaches listed where dogs are allowed with 22 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 17 Devon beaches with no dog restrictions and can be used all year.

  1. 1. Thurlestone Sands Beach, Thurlestone
  2. 2. Slapton Sands Beach, Stokenham
  3. 3. Gara Beach, Salcombe
  4. 4. Ansteys Cove Beach, Torquay
  5. 5. Churston Cove Beach, Brixham
  6. 6. Sugary Cove Beach, Dartmouth
  7. 7. Hele Bay Beach, Ilfracombe
  8. 8. Lynmouth Beach, Lynton
  9. 9. Maidencombe Beach, Torquay
  10. 10. Man Sands Beach, Brixham
  11. 11. Rockham Bay Beach, Woolacombe
  12. 12. Ness Cove Beach, Shaldon
  13. 13. North Sands Beach, Salcombe
  14. 14. Soar Mill Cove Beach, Salcombe
  15. 15. Leas Foot Beach, Thurlestone
  16. 16. Wringcliff Beach, Lynton
  17. 17. 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 22 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. 1. Welcombe Mouth Beach, Bideford
  2. 2. Saunton Sands Beach, Croyde
  3. 3. Beer Beach, Seaton
  4. 4. Bigbury on Sea Beach, Bigbury-on-Sea
  5. 5. Blackpool Sands Beach, Stoke Fleming
  6. 6. Bovisand Bay Beach, Plymouth
  7. 7. Broadsands Beach, Paignton
  8. 8. Challaborough Beach, Bigbury-on-Sea
  9. 9. Croyde Bay Beach, Croyde
  10. 10. Coryton Cove Beach, Dawlish
  11. 11. Dawlish Town Beach, Dawlish
  12. 12. Dawlish Warren Beach, Dawlish
  13. 13. Exmouth Beach, Exmouth
  14. 14. Goodrington Sands Beach, Paignton
  15. 15. Hartland Quay Beach, Bideford
  16. 16. Hollicombe Beach, Paignton
  17. 17. Hope Cove Beach, Salcombe
  18. 18. Meadfoot Beach, Torquay
  19. 19. Oddicombe Beach, Torquay
  20. 20. Preston Sands Beach, Paignton
  21. 21. Seaton Beach, Seaton
  22. 22. 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 57 Devon beaches where we have no information on dog restrictions.

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

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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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