Paws in Paradise: Exploring Salcombe’s Dog-Friendly Spots and Brightham House – A Pet-Friendly Retreat in Devon

Paws in Paradise: Exploring Salcombe’s Dog-Friendly Spots and Brightham House – A Pet-Friendly Retreat in Devon

Why Salcombe is so dog friendly? It’s a charming town nestled along the stunning South Devon coastline. Offering many B&B’s, and plenty of accommodation for you and your dog. You’ll get a warm welcome to both all visitors and their four-legged friends. With an array of dog friendly beaches, cafes, shops, and walking trails. Salcombe is the perfect destination for a pet-friendly getaway.

In this blog, we’ll explore some of the best dog-friendly spots in Salcombe. As well as introducing Brightham House in Malborough, Devon – a delightful pet-friendly hotel. They cater to the needs of both you and your furry companion.

Discovering Salcombe’s Dog-Friendly Gems:

1. Beaches

Salcombe boasts several dog-friendly beaches, perfect for a fun-filled day by the sea with your canine companion.

* North Sands Beach: This picturesque beach welcomes dogs all year round, with plenty of space for both you and your pet to enjoy a leisurely stroll or a game of fetch.

* South Sands Beach: Dogs are allowed on this sandy haven from October to Easter, providing a tranquil and scenic spot for a beach day with your furry friend.

* Mill Bay: A short ferry ride from Salcombe, Mill Bay offers a secluded, dog-friendly beach where your pet can run and play off-leash.

2. Cafes and Restaurants

Salcombe is home to several pet-friendly cafes and restaurants, allowing you to enjoy a delicious meal or a refreshing beverage with your dog by your side.

* The Winking Prawn: This waterfront café welcomes dogs on their outdoor terrace, offering a delightful spot to enjoy fresh seafood and stunning views.

* The Beach House Café: With a dog-friendly terrace overlooking the estuary, The Beach House Café serves up a variety of light bites, cakes, and beverages.

* The Victoria Inn: This charming eatery features a pet-friendly outdoor area, offering an array of dishes to suit all tastes.

3. Shops and Attractions

Several shops and attractions in Salcombe are also pet-friendly, ensuring you can shop or explore with your dog by your side.

* Salcombe Dairy: Treat your pet to some homemade dog treats at this local artisan producer.

* Salcombe Brewery: The brewery’s taproom welcomes well-behaved dogs, allowing you to sample some of the finest local ales.

* Overbecks Museum and Garden: This National Trust-owned site offers a picturesque garden and historic house, with designated dog-friendly areas.

Introducing Brightham House – A Pet-Friendly Retreat in Devon:

Nestled in the heart of South Devon, Brightham House Boutique Bed & Breakfast in Malborough offers a warm and welcoming retreat for both you and your furry friend.

This charming converted farmhouse, restored with period features and retro and vintage furnishings, features eight individually designed guest rooms. Three rooms that accommodate pets with open arms.

Brightham House provides a range of thoughtful touches for you and your pet, including cosy bedding, water bowls, and treats to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable stay.

With plenty of nearby dog-friendly walks and beaches, you’ll find no shortage of adventures to embark on with your canine companion.


Salcombe’s array of dog-friendly beaches, cafes, shops, and attractions make it an ideal destination for a pet-friendly getaway. Coupled with the warm welcome and thoughtful touches provided by Brightham House in Malborough, Devon, you and your furry friend are sure to have a memorable and enjoyable stay in this picturesque corner of South Devon.

By booking a three-night stay at Brightham House Boutique Bed & Breakfast, you can experience the best of South Devon while enjoying the comfort and hospitality of this charming boutique accommodation. So, pack your bags and get ready for a memorable weekend getaway in the heart of England’s countryside.

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(All reservations have a option of moving a booking date with a FREE cancellation up to 14 day of your booking date and return of deposit, should you need to amend your booking at anytime)


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