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Haldon Forest Park dog walk, Devon

Some pub opening times and dog rules are still changing. Please check your chosen pub is able to welcome you before making plans.


Set in 3500 acres of forest, just 1 mile from the A38, Haldon Forest Park welcomes four-legged family members. Choose from three waymarked walking trails which start at and return to the car park. Fresh water is always available and picnic tables are equipped with doggy parking.


GPS coords for car park: 50.6524, -3.5803  The Ridge Cafe is open for takeaway and outside dining 10am-5pm seven days a week.

Pub or Cafe Address

Haldon Forest Park, Bullers Hill, near Kennford, EX6 7XR


Open 7 days from 1000-1700.

Menu Style

Light bites and homemade cakes. Vegan options available. For allergens please call or speak to a member of the team.

Dog Rules

For safe, happy times and waggy tails please:Be in control- Keep all dogs in sight and close-by; use a lead if they don't always return when called.- Prevent dogs from going up to other people and animals uninvited.Poo: do the right thing- Always clean up after your dogs.- Any public or household waste bin is fine for bagged dog poo.Expect the unexpected- Be aware that the forest is full of special wildlife that you might not be able to see.- Carry a lead and spare poo bags for each dog.Stay safe- The forest is a working landscape. Follow site signs to avoid injury, disturbance or distress to yourself, other people, wildlife, and farm animals.- Remember that deer, bikes and horses can appear suddenly.

Disabled Access

Cafe service and outdoor seating has level access. For full accessibility information, please see our Visit England accessibility guide:



Trail map available in the car park. From the forest visitor hub, turn left and pass the play area to start the walking trails. Follow the coloured waymarkers for your chosen trail. The green Discovery Trail is the shortest (1.5miles) and most suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs.

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Edited: 22nd January 2024. The details of this listing may have changed, and though the Driving with Dogs team do our best to confirm the accuracy of every listing, we cannot guarantee that the details are fully up to date and accurate. If you know that any aspect of this listing is incorrect, please suggest an edit to let us know.