From Belle Tout to Lookout Hill, the two-mile route follows the cliff edge, with dogs allowed off lead so long as there isnt any livestock nearby. The walk lets you follow in the footsteps of old customs officers who checked the shoreline below for smugglers.

IN PICTURES: Nine of the best UK dog walks

Pet owners opting for staycations in the UK have been offered guidance on some of the best dog walks in the country.

Pet experts from Pure Pet Food have revealed nine of the most picturesque, dog-friendly walks covering all corners of the UK.

Made for doggies, strolling around the country park you will find plenty of water bowls and dog bins. Dogs are allowed off their leads to stretch their legs so long as livestock isnt present. The vast open area means you can take a leisurely walk whilst four-legged friends bundle through the park.

5. 6. Erddig Country Park, Wrexham

Made for doggies, strolling around the country park you will find plenty of water bowls and dog bins. Dogs are allowed off their leads to stretch their legs so long as livestock isnt present. The vast open area means you can take a leisurely walk whilst four-legged friends bundle through the park.
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The stretch of coastline linking Portstewart and Portrush features dust paths, grass tracks and long beaches. Dogs are allowed off the lead for the majority of the path, with some restrictions applying.

6. 7. The Port Path, County Derry

The stretch of coastline linking Portstewart and Portrush features dust paths, grass tracks and long beaches. Dogs are allowed off the lead for the majority of the path, with some restrictions applying.
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Dogs are welcome all year round on this walk linking the idyllic village of Cawsand to the bay of Whitsand. Following the rugged coastline of Cornwall, the 5-mile walk in the South East of the country can allow you to enjoy some breath-taking views.

7. 8. Cawsand to Whitsand Bay, Cornwall

Dogs are welcome all year round on this walk linking the idyllic village of Cawsand to the bay of Whitsand. Following the rugged coastline of Cornwall, the 5-mile walk in the South East of the country can allow you to enjoy some breath-taking views.
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A coastal path following the tracks of an old railway line, travelling between Havant and Hayling Island. The wide flat route means youre sure to be joined by other dog walkers, along with horse riders.

8. 9. Hayling Billy Trail, Hampshire

A coastal path following the tracks of an old railway line, travelling between Havant and Hayling Island. The wide flat route means youre sure to be joined by other dog walkers, along with horse riders.
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