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.

Arlington Court woods, Devon

Walking on the Arlington estate

There are walks for all abilities on the Arlington estate.

There are stunning walks along the coast path around Salcombe, Soar Mill Cove and Hope Cove

Bolberry Down and Soar Mill Cove walk

Explore the history of this magnificent corner of Devon whilst enjoying spectacular views out to sea on a walk over Bolberry Down.

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 River Teign in autumn at Castle Drogo

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.

Two women walking their dog near Coleton Fishacre house

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 to Bolt Head and then following the path back towards 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.