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.


136 High Street, Deal, Kent, CT14 6BE. 01304 375272 Pet, aquatic & garden products. Maxteds is a long-established family business ...

The Royal Hotel

Beach Street,Deal, Kent, CT14 6JD. 01304 375555 Seafront hotel, bar & restaurant. Dog friendly. Open for breakfast. Good food. Dine ...

Waterfront Hotel

29 Beach Street, Deal, Kent, CT14 6HY. Hotel: 01304 374338. Restaurant: 01304 447065 Hotel with restaurant and bar on Deal ...