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, beaches for dogs near Devon

Our 2021 Devon dog friendly beach guide currently has 18 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 18 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. Babbacombe Beach, Torquay
  6. Churston Cove Beach, Brixham
  7. Sugary Cove Beach, Dartmouth
  8. Hele Bay Beach, Ilfracombe
  9. Lynmouth Beach, Lynton
  10. Maidencombe Beach, Torquay
  11. Man Sands Beach, Brixham
  12. Rockham Bay Beach, Woolacombe
  13. Ness Cove Beach, Shaldon
  14. North Sands Beach, Salcombe
  15. Soar Mill Cove Beach, Salcombe
  16. Leas Foot Beach, Thurlestone
  17. Wringcliff Beach, Lynton
  18. 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. Welcombe Mouth Beach, Bideford
  2. Saunton Sands Beach, Croyde
  3. Beer Beach, Seaton
  4. Bigbury on Sea Beach, Bigbury-on-Sea
  5. Blackpool Sands Beach, Stoke Fleming
  6. Bovisand Bay Beach, Plymouth
  7. Broadsands Beach, Paignton
  8. Challaborough Beach, Bigbury-on-Sea
  9. Croyde Bay Beach, Croyde
  10. Coryton Cove Beach, Dawlish
  11. Dawlish Town Beach, Dawlish
  12. Dawlish Warren Beach, Dawlish
  13. Exmouth Beach, Exmouth
  14. Goodrington Sands Beach, Paignton
  15. Hartland Quay Beach, Bideford
  16. Hollicombe Beach, Paignton
  17. Hope Cove Beach, Salcombe
  18. Meadfoot Beach, Torquay
  19. Oddicombe Beach, Torquay
  20. Preston Sands Beach, Paignton
  21. Seaton Beach, Seaton
  22. Torre Abbey Beach, Torquay

Devon Beaches that do not allow dogs Devon Beaches that do not allow dogs

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 56 Devon beaches where we have no information on dog restrictions.

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