Fore St, Beer, Devon EX12 3EQ

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BRINGING YOUR DOG

THE DOG FRIENDLY DOLPHIN!

We LOVE dogs here at The Dolphin Hotel, and you can be sure that your four legged friend will receive a warm welcome! We have dog friendly rooms and dogs are welcome to join you to drink and dine in our Lounge and Long bars,  Our location here in East Devon is a haven for beautiful dog walks, dog friendly beaches, bars and eateries for a getaway that you and your dog can enjoy together.  We have included our top tips for you and your pooch to get the most out of your break at The Dolphin below.

WALKIES!

Just a stones throw form our front door, the east side of Beer beach is dog friendly all year round and is a great space for your dog to run around and cool off with a splash in the sea. The South West Coast Path lies just a hundred metres from the Dolphin, and provides spectacular cliff top views for you and your dog to enjoy. They are permitted on the entire path, and providing that you look after them in a responsible way to avoid disturbing livestock and wildlife or causing a nuisance to other walkers, you will be welcomed.

HOOKEN CLIFFS

4.1 miles (6.6km)

Fore Street, Beer - EX12 3ET 

Moderate - There are steep ascents and descents including a long flight of steps down. The path travels close to the cliff edge so take great care.

BEER YH - PAIZEN LANE

2.2 miles (3.5km)

Beer YHA - EX12 3LL

Easy - A gentle stroll along two green lanes, on ancient pathways which have been in use since prehistoric times, travelling through woodland and passing an Elizabethan manor on a site whose history dates back to Roman times

BRANSCOMBE

1.9 miles (3.0km)

Branscombe Mouth - EX12 3DP

Moderate - The first stretch of this walk along the Coast Path west of Branscombe Mouth is a fairly steep aacent, but once at the top of this hill it is then fairly level or downhill to the village of Branscombe and thenback down the valley to Branscombe Mouth.

THE MASON'S TRAIL

6.4 miles (10.2km)

Sidford Car Park - EX10 9RL

The Masons Trail is a short trail using the South West Coast Path and footpaths that reveals the rich legacy of stone working and quarrying in the area.

BEER YH - SEATON DOWN HILL

3.7 miles (6.0 km)

Beer YHA - EX12 3LL

Challenging - A choice of two walks: a fairly challenging walk through fields and woodland to Holyford Local Nature Reserve, a haven for wildlife at the top of Seaton Down Hill, or an abbreviated version through fields and woodland closer to home.

SEATON TO LYME REGIS THROUGH THE UNDERCLIFFS

Seaton Seafront - EX12 2LX  Undercliff National Nature Reserve - EX12 4AS

Challenging - A challenging walk over uneven terrain, and due to the clay soils sections of the path can be muddy and slippery after wet weather.

SHOPPING

If your pooch is in need of some new accessories, there are numerous stylish shops for doggy accessories, treats and more in the surrounding area!