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Now is the best time to start planning your walking holiday with your most loved companion! And there are some fantastic places for dog-friendly walking in West Wales. West Wales is a nation of dog lovers and the perfect holiday destination for you and your furry friends! Most bars and restaurants in coastal towns welcome dogs and offer dog treats! Check out places like Harbwr Tenby Harbour Brewery or The Ship Aberporth for a charming dog friendly bar. You will find abundant opportunities for leisurely strolls with your dog through picturesque countryside settings and along the awe-inspiring All-Wales Coastal Path. Plus, the majority of our pristine beaches extend a warm welcome to dogs. Solidifying West Wales as a premier destination for those in search of dog-friendly seaside adventures. And remember, guide dogs are always embraced throughout the year. What better way to experience the wonders of dog friendly walking in West Wales than by exploring its breathtaking landscapes!

Coast Path

Ceredigion: Bottlenose dolphins and seals are popular on the coast of Cardigan Bay. The Ceredigion coast path is renowned for its mixture of landscapes to include dramatic high cliffs, sandy bays and many interesting spots along the way such as Borth’s sunken forest. For more information and to plan your route see our guide to walking the Ceredigion coast path.

Pembrokeshire: Quite a few walking boots have been worn out over the years since the Pembrokeshire coastal path first opened, and we’re not surprised, it’s absolutely stunning! Many are tempted here every year to experience the dramatic coastline. A wonderful walk discovering some of the diamonds of Pembrokeshire’s treasure chest makes a perfect day out. Use our guide to walking the Pembrokeshire coast path to plan your trip and get prepared.

Carmarthenshire: Carmarthenshire has a continuous route all the way along its coast. Popular spots include Dylan Thomas’ Boathouse, near Laugharne and the view of Kidwelly’s medieval castle. There are many glorious and varied beaches along the way, prefect cooling off points for you and your dog! Carmarthenshire Bay is one of the most important conservation areas in Wales. To plan your walk, use our guide to walking the Carmarthenshire coast path.


  • Keep your dog on a lead in areas of exposed cliff edges
  • Take a small container and bottle of water in your bag as some sections have no access to drinking water
  • Make sure you check the route before you go, some have stiles with no provisions for dog access, unless you can haul your dog over, you may want to choose an alternative
  • If your dog somehow ends up in the water or stuck in mud, don’t go in after him/her – move to a safe area and call your dog, chances are he/she will come to you
  • If you’re worried call 999 and ask for the Coastguard


But most of all, have fun! Dogs love a good outing and what better way than walking the out-of-this-world coastline of West Wales?

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