Beaches

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1. Dogs on beaches

Dog on beach

Dogs are allowed on our beaches either all year round or only during certain times of the year. Beaches will have signs to explain if dogs are allowed on the beach or not. Dog bans run from 1 April to 30 September.

River Beach, Teignmouth

  • dogs are permitted all year round

Ness Cove, Shaldon

  • dogs are permitted all year round.

Holcombe Beach - East Cliff Slipway, Teignmouth

  • dogs are permitted all year round.

Teignmouth Beach

  • dogs are not permitted from 1 April to 30 September along the seashore between the slipway at Eastcliff and the Lighthouse at the Point. Dogs are to be kept on a lead in and around the Den and Promenade.

Shaldon Beach

  • dogs are not permitted from 1 April to 30 September along the seashore between the Clipper Quay and the steps to the beach approximately 410 metres south east of the Clipper Quay.

Dawlish Town Beach and Coryton Cove

  • dogs are permitted along the seashore from the slipway adjacent to the Railway Station until 230 metres before Red Rock at Dawlish Warren.
  • dogs are not permitted along the seashore from the slipway to Coryton Cove from 1 April to 30 September.

Dawlish Warren

Dogs are not permitted:

  • from 1 April to 30 September between the lifeguard tower and groyne 3 on the beach. 
  • from 1 April to 30 September on a 230 metre section of the beach, west of Red Rock Café (follow seawall from Dawlish Warren – Dawlish).
  • past groyne 9 all year round.

Dogs are permitted:

  • all year round on the section of the beach directly to the right of the lifeguard tower (tidal beach) and between groyne 3 and 9 on the main beach. 
  • around the main resort and nature reserve all dogs must be kept on leads, no more than 2 metres in length, all year round.