Private beaches

Barricane beach
Parkin Estates
01271 870234
www.parkinestates.co.uk
Allows dogs between October to April, allows dogs on leads between May and September.

Combe Martin beach
Combe Martin Parish Council
www.combemartin-pc.gov.uk
01271 883611 or 01271 882364
Dogs allowed October to April

Crow Point
Christie Estates
www.christieestates.co.uk
01271 342558
Dogs allowed all year

Croyde beach
Ruda Holiday Park (Parkdean Resorts)
www.parkdeanresorts.co.uk
01271 890477
Dogs allowed October to April

Heddons Mouth
National Trust
www.nationaltrust.org.uk
0344 800 1895
Dogs allowed all year

Instow beach
Christie Estates
www.christieestates.co.uk
01271 342558
Dogs are not allowed on the stretch between the Quay and Lane End Road between May 1 and September 30. Dogs are allowed on the rest of the beach all year round.

Lynmouth beach
Managed by Lynton and Lynmouth Town Council
www.lyntonandlynmouth.org.uk/the-council
01598 752384
Dogs allowed all year

Putsborough beach
Rob Tucker
01271 890230
Dogs allowed except on far left of beach from Easter until October

Rockham beach
National Trust
www.nationaltrust.org.uk
0344 800 1895
Dogs allowed all year

Saunton beach
Christie Estates
www.christieestates.co.uk
01271 342558
Dogs allowed all year round, though owners are asked to keep their pets on leads in front of the beach hut area at the start of the beach.

Taw Estuary (Braunton side, including Velator Quay)
Part by Braunton Parish Council
www.brauntonparishcouncil.gov.uk
01271 812131

Tunnels beach, Ilfracombe
www.tunnelsbeaches.co.uk
01271 879882
Dogs are allowed through the tunnels on a lead but not on to the beaches.

Watermouth beach
Watermouth Cove Ltd
www.watermouthcoveholidays.co.uk
01271 862504
Dogs allowed all year

Westward Ho! beach
Torridge District Council
www.torridge.gov.uk
01237 428700
Dogs allowed October to April

Woolacombe beach
Parkin Estates
www.parkinestates.co.uk
01271 870234
Operates a zone system: Zone A – no dogs between April 1 and November 1; Zone B – on a lead from May 1 to September 30; Zone C – no restrictions.

Woody Bay
National Trust
www.nationaltrust.org.uk
0344 800 1895
No dogs allowed at any time of year

North Devon Council owned beaches

Ilfracombe beaches

  • Capstone
  • Hele bay
  • Ilfracombe harbour
  • Larkstone
  • Lee Bay
  • Raparee
  • Wildersmouth

Dogs are allowed on all NDC owned beaches with no restrictions.

Please remember that even on beaches where there are no dog restrictions, dogs should be kept in sight and under control at all times and owners are asked to always clean up after them.