Dog-Friendly Dartmoor – Canonteign Falls and much more!

17 December 2021

Dog days out Canonteign Falls
The Great British Dog Walk 2021 – Canonteign Falls, Devon

Canonteign Falls is a stunning natural attraction in the heart of Devon and we love dogs!   Visit for peaceful walks among the waterfalls, lakes, meadows and woodlands.  Escape the crowds and experience the highest waterfall in Dartmoor National Park.  We welcome your four-legged friends inside and out and with 90 acres to explore there is plenty to discover!

 After your walk refuel in our dog-friendly cafe filled with locally sourced snacks, light meals, cream teas and treats for you but also your furry friend.  We have doggy treats and even ice cream!    We have plenty of doggy water bowls on hand. 

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Dartmoor offers plenty of Other fantastic dog-friendly outings. Here are our favourite:

  1. Dartmoor National Park

Meldon Reservoir: Perfect for a leisurely walk with your furry friend.

Haytor Rock: Explore the rocky outcrops and enjoy the panoramic views.

River Dart: Great for riverside walks and picnics.

Steps Bridge – pretty river walk, gorgeous daffodils and bluebells. 

  1. Dog-Friendly Pubs and Cafes

Rugglestone Inn: Dogs are welcome inside this cosy Dartmoor pub.

Canonteign Kitchen : A lovely spot for a bite to eat with indoor and  outdoor seating.

Cafe on the Green – Pretty Dartmoor tea-rooms found in Widecombe -in-the- moor

  1. Dog-friendly Attractions:

Canonteign Falls: Dogs on leads are welcome to walk the picturesque family estate and home to Devon’s Highest waterfall, the café is dog friendly too!

Becky Falls: Dogs are allowed on leads to explore these stunning waterfalls and woodland trails.

Dartmoor Railway: Certain sections of the railway are dog-friendly, allowing you to enjoy a scenic train journey with your furry friend.

 Castle Drogo

Dogs are welcome on leads in the gardens and estate. It’s a beautiful place for a walk and to explore the castle.

  1. Dartmoor Railway

Some railway journeys allow dogs on board, offering a unique way to experience the scenery.

  1. Dog-Walking Trails

The Two Moors Way: A long-distance walking trail passing through Dartmoor, perfect for a multi-day adventure.

Teign Gorge: Follow the River Teign and enjoy a picturesque walk.

  1. Dog-Friendly Beaches

While not directly on Dartmoor, nearby beaches like Bantham Beach and Bigbury-on-Sea are dog-friendly and great for a day trip.

Before setting out, it’s always wise to check for any specific restrictions or guidelines, especially regarding dogs being on leads in certain areas or near livestock. But Dartmoor has lots to offer for you and your furry companion!