Top 20 Dog Friendly Attractions in Devon 2022 | Best days out in Devon

Over 20 Top Dog Friendly Things to do in Devon

Many of us have a four-legged friend as part of the family. In fact, an estimated 9.9 million pet dogs are our faithful friends. So, when it comes to taking a holiday or having a day out. It’s no wonder, we want our pet pooch to be included.
Dogs deserve a day out too and to be a part of your next family day out. There are many dog friendly Devon attractions who openly welcome our adorable four legged friends.  You can take your pet pooch on our steam trains, trams and boat cruises, wander the grounds of Devon’s top stately homes and gardens and let them explore our natural attractions out on Dartmoor. At attractions who have livestock, dogs aren’t permitted but some do have lockable kennels, water and exercising areas. Take a look and check out all the places you can visit with your faithful friend and plan your next dog friendly day out.

Why is Devon such a doggy destination hot spot?

Devon is often described as ‘dog friendly Devon’ and the county has long been known as a top dog friendly location to take a dog friendly holiday and to enjoy dog friendly days out. Both Devon accommodation providers and Devon attractions embraced the whole dog friendly phenomenon some years ago and Devon is now rated as one of the best dog friendly destinations in the UK.

Many of us have a four-legged friend as part of the family. In fact, 26% of the UK adult population have a dog and an estimated population of 9.9 million pet dogs are our faithful friends. So, when it comes to taking a holiday or having a day out. Its no wonder, we want our pet pooch to be included and not be left home alone.

20 dog friendly Devon attractions

Dogs deserve a day out too, so if you are looking for a day out in Devon and want to take your furry friend along with you then Devon is a number one choice. Devon’s Top Attractions not only offer the very best days out in Devon but many offer extra doggy facilities and warmly welcome and cater for our faithful canine friends. There are a great range of attractions where you can take your pet dog. Here’s five dog friendly attractions.

How about a steam train on the South Devon Railway, tram at Seaton Tramway or boat cruise with Stuart Line Cruises? Or a wander round the grounds of one Devon’s stately homes and gardens at Powderham Castle? You can even let them explore Devon’s natural attractions on Dartmoor Becky Falls. Some of the attractions who have livestock can’t allow entry to dogs, but some do have lockable kennels, water and exercising areas so you can still enjoy your day out knowing your dog is safe and close by.

Read more about top Devon dog walks, dog friendly pubs and places to eat, dog friendly accommodation and dog friendly beaches in Devon here

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