Dog exclusion areas

Dogs are excluded from all children’s play areas which are maintained by us and some other areas requested by town and parish councils. Dogs are not allowed on certain areas of the town beaches between 1 May and 30 September each year.

Restrictions apply in the following areas:

  • Exmouth

  • Sidmouth

  • Budleigh Salterton

  • Seaton

  • Beer

Dog on lead areas

A few areas within East Devon are covered by a Dog on Lead restriction.  These apply in some playing fields and formal gardens, and on the walkways adjacent to the town beaches.

The areas covered by dog exclusions and dog on lead requirements are detailed in our Public Spaces Protection Orders 2020

Please see the dog control, seashore and promenades public spaces protection orders​ page for full details.

Dog byelaw incidents

Please report a dog byelaw incident