Winter Wonderwalks: The Best Winter Beach Walks with Your Dog

As the temperature dips and the hustle and bustle of summer fade away, a tranquil and magical landscape emerges on the UK’s coastlines. These awe-inspiring beaches metamorphosing into winter wonderlands, offer a serene backdrop for cosy winter walks with your furry best friend. Let’s take a stroll through some of the best beaches that transform into canine paradises during the winter months.

1.  Walberswick to Dunwich, Suffolk

Embrace the enchanting winter atmosphere on the stretch between Walberswick and Dunwich. Begin your winter walk in the picturesque village of Walberswick.  Venture through the marshes and as you reach Dunwich, a village steeped in history and home to a beach that is both quiet and naturally beautiful, let your pup explore the shoreline, perhaps chasing the waves or digging in the fine shingle.

Stay at The Westleton Crown, Suffolk

2. Whitby Beach, North Yorkshire

Stroll along the dramatic coastline of Whitby with your pooch, a place steeped in history and mystery. The winter months add a special touch to the gothic charm associated with this location. Don’t forget to let your four-legged friend have a run around the Whitby Abbey ruins — it’s a sight to behold amidst the snowy backdrop!

Stay at The Talbot, North Yorkshire

3. Camber Sands, East Sussex

With its golden sands stretching out for miles, Camber Sands offers a dreamy landscape for both the dog and the owner to enjoy a tranquil walk. The low winter sun casts long shadows, making your afternoon walks a theatrical display of light and shade, a pure joy for photography enthusiasts.

Stay at Bannatyne Spa Hotel, East Sussex

4. Holkham Beach, Norfolk

One of our all-time favourite beaches, which offers a vast and beautiful, unspoilt stretch of sand backed by dunes and a nature reserve where you can walk for miles. It’s the kind of place where your dog can enjoy a good chase amongst the pine trees before heading to the beach for a delightful run along the shoreline.  Afterwards, enjoy a bite to eat at the dog-friendly Wells Beach Cafe.

Stay at the The Globe Inn, Norfolk

5. Sandscale Haws to Roan Head Beach

Take this lovely circular five-mile walk with your best furry friend which leads you from Sandscale Haws Nature Reserve to Roan Head Beach. Your dog will love to run along this gorgeous expanse of sand and splash in the sea. The beach has large dunes and grassland and is three miles north of Barrow-in-Furness. There are fabulous views of the Duddon Estuary and the Lake District Fells. The beach is dog-friendly although it is advisable to keep your dog on a lead in areas within the National Trust Sandscale Haws Nature Reserve with its wealth of wildlife and over 600 wild plants. Park in the National Trust car park at Roanhead.

 Stay at The Dunes Hotel, Cumbria

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