Dog Friendly

Deal has plenty of dog friendly businesses that will make you and your pooch feel welcome. There are also lots of great outdoor spaces to explore.

Walking the Dog

Here are a few ideas of where to take a stroll with your dog in the Deal area.

Deal Promenade, Beach & Pier

Deal has a long shingle beach with a promenade and a quarter mile long pier.

Please note the following restrictions: 1 May – 30 September between the hours of 9am and 8pm dogs are excluded from the stretch covering Deal Castle to Sandown Castle. Dogs on leads are permitted on the pier and on the promenade between Deal Castle & Sandown Castle.

Walmer Beach & Walmer Green

With plenty of space, handy cafes and free parking nearby.

Kingsdown Beach

The large flat area available when the tide is out has plenty of rockpools and seaweed to keep your dog interested. Free parking right on the beach makes this popular with dog walkers.

Betteshanger Park

A 250-acre park with plenty of paths to explore. Dogs are welcome but must be kept under control and on a lead at all times.

Sandwich Road, Deal, Kent, CT14 0BF.

Marke Wood Recreation Ground

Liverpool Rd, Walmer, Deal, Kent, CT14 7LF.

A large sports field with free parking.

Below are just a few of the local businesses that are dog friendly. Please contact the actual business to double-check before travelling.

Freedom Fields

466, Walmer Court Farm, Walmer, Deal, Kent, CT14 7NA. Pre-book only, dog play park. 3.5 acre, securely fenced, on-site parking ...

Historic Walking Tour of Deal

Deal's Historic Walking Tour Learn more about Deal's fascinating history with The History Project's walking tour.  These engaging tours are ...

Solley’s Ice Cream Parlour

The Dairy, Church Lane, Ripple, Deal, Kent, CT14 8JL.01304 374100 Open daily April – early September. The AboutDeal team are ...


132 High Street, Deal, Kent, CT14 6BE. Independent brands and hand-crafted items for you, your dog and your home. Visit ...

Deal Pier Kitchen

Deal Pier, Beach Street, Deal, Kent, CT14 6HX. 01304 368 228 Breakfast, brunch, lunch, snacks and drinks. The focus is ...