Top dog walking spots

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.

Family walking their dog in the woods, Devon

A Canine caper - Plymbridge Woods

Take your dog with you on this beautiful walk through a secluded woodland valley.

Arlington Court woods, Devon

Walking on the Arlington estate

There are walks for all abilities on the Arlington estate.

The view over the Salcombe estuary from the house and garden at Overbeck's, Devon.

East Soar to Overbeck's walk

Discover a sub-tropical garden hidden in the heart of Devon on this interesting and eclectic National Trust trail.

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.

The trees by the river Teign are colours of amber and red.

Teign Gorge classic circuit

Follow the breathtaking Hunters Path high above the river Teign from the imposing bulk of Castle Drogo for chances to spot wildlife and stunning views. There are many places to stop and enjoy a picnic.

plains walk cover devon killerton dog

Plains Walk

This dog-friendly walk takes you through one of Killerton's hidden secrets, an enclosed, far-reaching expanse of grassland.

Visitors walking their dogs on a path through woodland

Dogs at Coleton Fishacre

You don't need to leave your dogs at home when you're planning to come to Coleton Fishacre. Dogs are very welcome in the garden on short leads, while you go into the house dogs can rest in the shady area, and there are lots of local walks to choose from.

Discover the jagged rocks at Bolt Head

Bolt Head walk

Discover the dramatic coast around Salcombe, walking from East Soar before ending this beautiful walk at Bolt Head on the Salcombe Estuary.

View of landscape across Knightshayes parkland

Knightshayes parkland circular dog walk

This is a circular route perfect for dog walking and for exploring the historic parkland. It takes you through open fields and past some of the most special trees in the Knightshayes parkland, including the Turkey Oak, believed to be the largest in the UK.