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DOG FRIENDLY DAYS OUT IN DARTMOUTH

D evon is an absolute heaven for dogs! From woodland wanders in your wellies to energetic coast path climbs to chilled, barefoot walks on the beach. We have put together a few ideas of what we know your dog will love to do while on holiday with you.

   

      

     

DOG FRIENDLY BEACHES IN DARTMOUTH

If you're bringing the dog for your weekend trip in Dartmouth, you’ll find two beautiful dog-friendly beaches close to Dartmouth Castle, a short walk or bike ride from the town centre. Both Castle Cove and Sugary Cove are secluded and welcome pooches all year round. The nearby three-mile stretch of Slapton Sands is bordered by the sea and a freshwater lake. This beautiful nature reserve is home to the largest natural lake in the South West and is perfect for a day out with your pooch. Not only does it lie in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, but there’s a popular cafe for refreshments too. Just beyond Slapton, you’ll find two more dog-friendly spots in Torcross Beach and Beesands Beach.

 

 

 

DOG FRIENDLY WALKS IN DARTMOUTH

Looking to explore Dartmouth with the dog? Dartmouth is blessed with a variety of dog-friendly walks that carve scenic paths along coastal paths and inland. You can’t go wrong ambling along the River Dart and the Dart Valley Trail. Ferries can take you along the water, unlocking banks that lead to tranquil avenues and secluded coves. 

While Blackpool Sands operates a seasonal dog ban, the walking route in Dartmouth to it is worth your time no matter what the time of year. Chart the coastal path from Dartmouth that passes the castle before arriving at the sea. You’ll experience the peaceful hamlet of Warfleet along the way.

DOG FRIENDLY ACCOMMODATION IN DARTMOUTH

Need a place to rest your paws? The Royal Castle is a dog friendly pub hotel in Dartmouth. Book a Proper Dog stay.

STAYING SAFE OF THE SWCP

Follow these top tips from SWCP to enjoy the 630 miles of coast path safely.

PROPER DOG

Paw a pint of Proper Dog, without a ruff head the next morning!

TOP TIPS FOR YOUR STAYCATION

On your first trip together? Check out these top tips for a stress-free start.

PROPER JOB

Pair perfectly with your pooches Proper Dog for a treat together!

THINGS TO DO IN DARTMOUTH

Need a little inspiration for your trip? Our picturesque corner of South Devon is adorned by serene outdoor spaces that will take your breath away. While the waterside offers a restful escape, the town itself buzzes with life and plenty of local events, striking a perfect balance for all manner of days out. Discover the best of both worlds from your doorstep of our pub accommodation in Dartmouth.