Dog Friendly Dorset

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All our holiday lets are dog-friendly and we are surrounded by wonderful wildlife with ponds, streams, and a beach right on our doorstep for you and your dog to enjoy.

All of our dog-friendly cottages have enclosed gardens with high fencing so your dogs will be safe at our park.

Dog-friendly Dorset
There are lots of places in this area that you can visit with your dog – beaches and coves, pubs and cafes. Our nearest village, Eype, boasts an excellent ‘dogs welcome’ pubs, the New Inn.

Using the South West Coast Path you will come across some spectacular coastal scenery and there are plenty of dog-friendly pubs, attractions and cafes along the way


The West Bay Hotel at West Bay

The Ropemakers in Bridport

The New Inn in Eype

The Anchor at Seatown

The Swan Inn and the Ilchester Arms in Abbotsbury



Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

Athelhampton House and Gardens

Burrow Farm Gardens

Corfe Castle

Donkey Sanctuary

Forde Abbey

Kingston Lacy House and Gardens

Lulworth Castle and Park

Seaton Tramway

Tyneham Village


Burton Bradstock – 1st June until end of September, restrictions apply but dogs are welcome on at least part of the beach.

Charmouth East Beach – No dogs in July or August between 10 am and 6 pm

Charmouth West Beach – Dog allowed on the beach but must be on a lead from 1st May to the 30th of September

Cogden – Dog allowed all year

Chesil Beach – Dogs allowed all year

Eype – Dogs allowed

Lyme Regis – Dogs allowed on East Beach all year.

West Bay – No dogs allowed between 1st of May and 1st of October. On all land areas of West Bay dogs must be on a lead.

Weymouth – No dogs allowed between 1st of May and the 1st of October.

Please be respectful and ensure there is no livestock if you are walking through fields before letting your dog off the lead.

Remember to keep your dogs on a lead when walking over the cliffs they can be very dangerous.

* Whilst every effort has been made to ensure this information is correct at the time of publishing (2021) there may be changes to the rules. Please visit for updated rules and advice for dog owners.