Dog-friendly walks around Exmoor

There are plenty of dog-friendly spots to keep tails wagging - from splashing all four paws in the sea to sniffing out doggy treasure on a woodland walk. We've picked out a few on and near Exmoor.

Woodland on Horner Hill, Holnicote Estate, Somerset

Dunkery and Horner Wood circular walk

A circular walk with no waymarkers and little signage, passing through the steep-sided river valley, which is very steep on both the descent and ascent.

Visitors watching the crashing waves at Heddon's Mouth

Heddon's Mouth circular walk

Wander through ancient woodland on this beautiful walk through the Heddon Valley.

An ancient oak tree in Horner Wood on the Holnicote Estate, Somerset

Horner Wood ancient trees walk

Start with a picnic in the meadows before exploring this extensive ancient wood pasture, and greeting the deer, stag and impressive 500-year-old oak tree.

Take the dog with you and enjoy the views along the way

Countisbury to Watersmeet circular walk

This interesting walk could put you face to face with some of Devon's most elusive wildlife.

Arlington Court woods, Devon

Walking on the Arlington estate

There are walks for all abilities on the Arlington estate.

Sunlight through the trees along the wooded valley of the East Lynn River

Lynmouth circular via Watersmeet and Countisbury

Discover an interesting and varied walk that takes in some of the best scenery this part of Exmoor has to offer and the picturesque harbour town of Lynmouth.

The view from Selworthy Beacon on the Holnicote Estate, Somerset

Selworthy and Bury Castle circular walk

Discover Selworthy church, the war memorial and Bury castle as you follow this walk around the local countryside.