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Dog Friendly Beaches In Cornwall

For all us dog lovers knowing where our four-legged friends can go can be an issue at times, which is why we have put this handy guide together. Find out where and when you are allowed to take your dogs on the beach and which to steer clear of. Check out our dog friendly properties here.

North Coast

South Coast 

West Cornwall

 

North Coast 

 

Newquay

Holywell Bay Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Lusty Glaze Beach - Seasonal dog ban from 31st May to September 30th

Great Western Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Tolcarne Beach - Seasonal dog ban from 1st May to September 30th

Porth Beach - Seasonal dog ban from 1st May – 30th September 9am-7pm

Watergate Bay Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Porth Joke Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Bedruthan Steps - Dogs welcome all year round

Crantock Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Fistral Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Towan Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Bude

Crackington Haven Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th

Crooklets Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th

Duckpool Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to October 1st 

Northcott Mouth Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Sandymouth Beach, Bude - Dogs welcome all year round

Summerleaze Beach - Dogs welcome all year round but must be on a lead from 10am-6pm from May 21st to September 30th

Widemouth Bay Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th

Padstow

Chapel Bar Beach – No dogs

Constantine Bay Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Harlyn Bay Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Hawkers Cove Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Mother Ivey’s Bay - Dogs welcome all year round

Porthcothan Bay Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Rock Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Travone Bay Beach – Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th

Treyarnon Bay Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

St Agnes

Chapel Porth Beach, St Agnes - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th

Porthtowan Beach, St Agnes - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th

Trevaunance Cove Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Others

Boscastle, Bossiney Cove Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Mawgan Porth, Mawgan Porth Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Perranporth, Perranporth Beach - Dogs welcome all year round but must be on a lead from 10am-5pm during July and August

Polzeath, Polzeath Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th

Port Isaac, Port Gaverne Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Rock, Daymer Bay Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Tintagel, Trebarwith Strand Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

 

South Coast

 

The Roseland

Carne Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Pendower Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th

Porthcurnick Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Portscatho Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th

Summer’s Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th

Tattam’s Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th

Towan Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Looe

Downderry Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

East Looe Beach - No dogs

Hannafore Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Portwrinkle Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th

Talland Bay Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Seaton Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Whitsand Bay - Dogs welcome all year round

Mevagissey

Gorran Haven Beach - Dogs welcome all year round but must be on a lead

Hemmick Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Pentewan Beach – Seasonal dog ban from 1st February to first Sunday in November

Porthluney Cove Beach - Dogs welcome all year round but must be on a lead from June to September

Portholland Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Portmellon Cove – Seasonal dog ban from July 1st to September 30th

Portpean Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th

Falmouth

Castle Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th

Gyllingvase Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th

Helford Passage Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th

Maenporth Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th

Nansidwell Beach (Woodlands) - Dogs welcome all year round

Swanpool Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th

Fowey

Polkerris Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th

Polridmouth Cove - Dogs welcome all year round

Redmoney Cove - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th

Others

Cawsand, Cawsand Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th

Cawsand, Kingsand Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Polperro, Lansallos Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Polperro, Lantic Bay - Dogs welcome all year round

St Austell, Charlestown Beach - No dogs

St Austell, Par Sands Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

 

West Cornwall

 

Helston

Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th, 7am – 7pm

Kennack Sands Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th, 7am – 7pm

Loe Bar Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Mullion Cove Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Poldhu Cove Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th, 7am – 7pm

Porthleven Beach - Seasonal dog ban from May 1st to September 30th, 9am – 7pm

Praa Sands Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th, 7am – 7pm

The Lizard

Cadgwith Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th, 7am – 7pm

Coverack Beach - Dogs welcome all year round but must be on a lead

Housel Bay - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th, 7am – 7pm

Kennack Sands Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th

Kynance Cove - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th, 7am – 7pm

Porthoustock Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

St Ives

Carbis Bay Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Sunday before Easter to September 30th 5am – 8am

Porthgwidden Beach - Seasonal dog ban from first Sunday before Easter to September 30th

Porthmeor Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Sunday before Easter to September 30th

Porthminster Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Sunday before Easter to September 30th

St Ives Harbour Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Sunday before Easter to September 30th, 8am - 7pm

Hayle 

Godrevy Beach - Seasonal dog ban from May 1st to September 30th, 8am – 7pm

Hayle Estuary – No Dogs

Hayle Towans Beach - Seasonal dog ban from May 1st to September 30th, 8am – 7pm

Mexico Towans Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Porthkidney Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Lands End

Gwynver Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

Lamorna Cove Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th

Porthchapel Beach - Seasonal dog ban from May 1st to September 30th, 8am – 7pm below mean high tide line

Porthcurno Beach - Seasonal dog ban from May 1st to September 30th, 8am – 7pm 

Porthgwarra Beach - Seasonal dog ban from May 1st to September 30th, 8am – 7pm

Sennen Cove Beach - Seasonal dog ban from May 1st to September 30th, 8am – 7pm

Other

Camborne, Gwithian Towans Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th

Marazion, Marazion Beach - Seasonal dog ban from May 1st to September 30th, 8am – 7pm

Marazion, Prussia Cove - Dogs welcome all year round

Mullion, Polurrian Cove Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th, 7am – 7pm

Penzance, Long Rock Beach - Dogs welcome all year round between the level crossing

Penzance, Perranuthnoe Beach - Seasonal dog ban from May 1st to September 30th, 8am – 7pm

Portreath, Portreath Beach - Seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to September 30th, 7am - 7pm

St Just, Portheras Cove Beach - Dogs welcome all year round

St Just, Priest’s Cove - Dogs welcome all year round

 

 

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