Dog-friendly Days Out

Dog friendly days out in South West England

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Treasure Trails are created for all the family to enjoy, and that includes your dog. The routes often include parks, woodland areas and riversides, as well as areas with shops and cafés with outdoor seating. Although we know some cafés and attractions along the routes have water bowls, we recommend [...]

1 mile South of Wellow off A367. (OS Map 172; ref ST 735573).

1.25 miles South West of Sancreed off A30 (OS Map 203; ref SW 402289). Managed by the Cornwall Heritage Trust.

Located just off the A38, approximately ten minutes south of Ivybridge.

Willow and wetland walks. Coffee shop. Water bowl. Dogs on leads are welcome to all areas.

Located 2.5 miles North West of Gulval off B3311 (OS Map 203; ref SW 473350).

6 miles South West of Moretonhampstead off B3212 (OS Map 191; ref SX 701809).

Yarn Market. A day out in Dunster, Somerset.

In Dunster High Street (OS Map 181; ref SS 992437).

We travel by Land Rover Defender, so there is plenty of space in the back for two dogs to travel in comfort, although space may be limited when large groups are travelling. There is no charge for dogs who bring people with them on the tours. We carry water and [...]

1.5 miles South of Manaton off the Ashburton road. Park in Hound Tor car park - 0.5 mile walk (OS Map 191; ref SX 746788).

Most services operate May –Sept 30th. Please see our website or call to check details outside of these times.

In Lydford off A386, 8 miles South of Okehampton (OS Map 191; Castle ref SX 510848, Fort ref SX 509847).

Located just beside the Cadbury Garden & Leisure Group on the B3133, just off the A370.

5 miles South East of Helston off B3293. East of Garras on Trelowarren Estate 7(OS Map 203; ref SW 714239). Free entry to the monument. Estate entry is charged. Visitors are advised to bring a torch. Car parking is free to English Heritage members on production of a membership [...]

1 mile East of Merrivale (OS Map 191; ref SX 553746).

Cleeve Abbey. A day out in Washford, Somerset.

Located in Washford, 1/4 mile South of A39 (OS Map 181; ref ST 047407). Parking 70m from entrance, then 150m to admission point. Railway station about 0.5 miles away.

Located 0.5 mile North West of Minions off B3254 (OS Map 201; ref SX 258714).

Okehampton Castle. A day out in Okehampton, Devon.

Located 1 mile South West of Okehampton town centre (OS Map 191; ref SX 584942). Audio tour with hearing loop included in admission price.

Dulverton Guildhall Heritage and Arts Centre. A day out in Dulverton, Somerset.

The Guildhall Heritage and Arts Centre is situated behind the Exmoor National Park Centre/ Dulverton Library. Open seven days a week from early April to the end of October, with free admission, it gives visitors a taste of old Dulverton.

£1 charge for dogs on the steam train (shares your carriage), plenty of space to roam, water bowls provided.

You are very welcome to bring your dog to Powderham. We simply ask owners to kindly clear up after their dogs with bins provided.

Gallox Bridge. A day out in Dunster, Somerset.

Located off A396 at the South end of Dunster Village (OS Map 181; ref SS 990432).

In Launceston (OS Map 201; ref SX 330846). No parking on site, please use town parking facilities (pay & display).

Fifty acres of dog friendly gardens, dog bins, water bowl in Courtyard. The Stables cafe is dog friendly as well.

On Pendennis Head, Cornwall, 1 mile South East of Falmouth.(OS Map 204; ref SW 824318). Picnic area in grounds.

In Totnes, on a hill overlooking the town (OS Map 202; ref SX 800605). Parking is located 64 metres away and charged, cars only due to narrow approach roads.

Located in Nunney 3.5 miles South West of Frome, off A361(OS Map 183; ref ST 737457).

Sign-posted from Week St Mary, off a minor road off A39 from Treskinnick Cross (10 minutes' walk from the car park on the forest track) (OS Map 190; ref SX 224974).

Located just off the A5, approximately 15 minutes west of Burnham-on-Sea.

Dogs on leads welcome all year round. The Nursery sells a wide variety of plants, the homely Tearooms sell good home-cooked food using fresh local produce, we also now have a farm shop in the courtyard. Dog water bowl in courtyard by tearoom. Ample free car parking available.

Located 4 miles North West of Bath on the North edge of Lansdown Hill, near the road to Wick (OS Map 172; ref ST 721703). Parking in a layby.

Restormel Castle. A day out in Lostwithiel, Cornwall.

Located 1.5 miles North of Lostwithiel off A390 (OS Map 200; ref SX 104614). Parking 200m from entrance. Picnics welcome in grounds.

Located on St Breock Downs, 3.75 miles South West of Wadebridge off unclassified road to Rosenannon (OS Map 200; ref SW 968683.

0.75 mile South West of Fowey along a footpath off A3082 (OS Map 200; ref SX 118508)

In St Mawes on A3078 (OS Map 204; ref SW 842328). Parking near entrance. Audio tour with hearing loop included in admission price.

On Tintagel Head, 1/2 mile along uneven track from Tintagel, no vehicles (OS Map 200; ref SX 048891).

Located 2 miles South East of St Buryan on B3315 (OS Map 203; ref SW 431244). Managed by the Cornwall Heritage Trust.

1 mile North East of St Cleer near Darite off B3254 (OS Map 201; ref SX 259688). Managed by the Cornwall Heritage Trust.

1 mile W of St Just, near Carn Gloose.