Dog on beach

There are over 50 dog friendly beaches in Cornwall, welcoming dogs and responsible dog owners all year.

Dogs are allowed on many of the other beaches in Cornwall but their access may be restricted to certain hours of the day or months of the year.

Most often dogs are banned from beaches between Easter Day and 30 September but other regulations may apply.

The dog friendly beaches are listed below.

Details of dog restrictions on Council run beaches can be found here.

Bedruthan Steps, near Newquay
Bossiney Cove beach, Tintagel
Carne beach, Pendower, Veryan, Truro
Constantine Bay, near Padstow
Crantock beach, near Newquay
Daymer Bay, Padstow
Downderry, East Looe
Duckpool beach, Bude
Fistral beach, Newquay
Gorran Haven beach, St Austell
Great Western beach, Newquay
Gwenver beach, St Just
Hannafore, Looe
Harlyn Bay, Padstow
Hawker’s Cove beach, Padstow
Hemmick beach, near Gorran Haven
Kenneggy Sands, Mounts Bay
Kingsand Bay, Torpoint
Lansallos beach, Polperro
Lantic Bay, Fowey
Loe Bar beach, Mounts Bay
Mawgan Porth, Newquay
Mexico Towans, Hayle
Mother Iveys Bay, Padstow
Mullion Cove beach, Lizard
Nansidwell beach near Falmouth
Northcott Mouth, Bude
Pendower beach on the Roseland Peninsula
Polridmouth beach, Polkerris
Port Gaverne beach, Port Isaac
Porthkidney beach, St Ives Bay
Porthbeor, near Portscatho on the Roseland peninsula
Porthcothan, Padstow
Porthcurnick, Portscatho
Portheras Cove, St Just
Porthgwarra, near Land's End
Porthluney Cove, near Gorran Haven
Portholland beach, Veryan, Truro
Porthoustock on The Lizard
Prussia Cove beach, Penzance
Sandymouth, near Bude
Seaton, Looe
Summerleaze beach, Bude
Talland Bay, Looe
Towan beach, St Mawes
Trevaunance Cove, St Agnes
Treyarnon Bay, Padstow
Upton Towans, Hayle
Watergate Bay, Newquay
Whitsand Bay beach, Torpoint
Widemouth, Bude