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Dog Friendly Devon

If you are planning a holiday to the coast this spring or summer and cannot bare to leave your pups at home- Then do not fear!

The picturesque village of Shaldon and the county of Devon is the idyllic location for coastal dog walks, exploring beautiful countryside, eating at outstanding eateries and much much more. 


Dog friendly properties

Here at Cottages South West we offer a wide range of dog friendly properties to accommodate everyone, from large 5-bedroom home from homes with views over the estuary, to small apartments right by the beach.  Below is a picture of the lovely Amber snoozing whilst on her holidays at Topcliff Cottage.


The Ness Cove Beach - Shaldon

Just a few minutes’ stroll for the main village of Shaldon, you will find the Ness Cove Beach accessible via the old smugglers tunnel. This beach is a well-kept secret due to its location, meaning it is often quiet and peaceful. With views up the coast, this beach is the ideal spot for a lovely dog walk, picnic and touch or relaxation.  Dog friendly all year round with toilets, a café and gift shop nearby.


Putsborough Beach – Near Croyde

This stunning beach is located in North Devon, around an hour’s journey from Shaldon but well worth the day trip. In the summer months this beach is bustling with beach goers, local surfers and a great place to get you and your dog’s toes in the sand. During high season half of the beach is kept dog friendly meaning you will have lots of space to mooch up the beach. It has parking close by and a number of dog friendly and outside cafes.


Dog Grommers

In the village of Shaldon we are lucky enough to have our own personal puppy day spa. ‘Sticky Paws’ is a fabulous dog groomers right in the centre of the village and is well trusted by locals and returning visitors alike. So after all that fun on the beach, Sticky Paws Dog Groomers may be the perfect solution for cleaning up those mucky-pups.

Why you should visit Shaldon with your dogs

So there you have it, just a few reasons why Shaldon should be on your list of this 2018s go to destinations. If you would like to hear more about our gorgeous dog friendly properties, then please do not hesitate to call or email us.

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