Find Antrim Dog Friendly Beaches

Heading to the Antrim coast with your dog and not sure if they are allowed on any beaches?

This Antrim list of dog friendly beaches will help in planning your next trip to the beach, beaches for dogs near Antrim

Our 2023 Antrim dog friendly beach guide currently has 2 Antrim beaches listed where dogs are allowed with 5 beaches that have some dog restrictions, and there are no beaches on which a full dog ban is in operation.

Antrim dog friendly beaches Antrim Beaches allowing dogs

This list shows 2 Antrim beaches with no dog restrictions and can be used all year.

  1. Waterfoot Beach, Waterfoot
  2. Carnlough Beach, Ballymena

Note, although dogs are allowed you are expected to keep control of your dog, clean-up after them and some beaches may require you to keep them on a lead. Please check local information sites for any restrictions.

Antrim beaches with dog restrictions Antrim Beaches that have dog restrictions

This list shows 5 Antrim beaches allowing dogs but with some restrictions. These restrictions could be a time of day, restricted zones, dogs to be kept on a lead or only allowed out of season. Check our beach information page for details of the restrictions in place.

  1. West Strand Beach, Portrush
  2. Whiterocks Beach, Portrush
  3. Ballycastle Beach, Ballycastle
  4. Ballygally Beach, Ballygally
  5. Runkerry Strand Beach, Portballintrae

Antrim Beaches that do not allow dogs Antrim Beaches that do not allow dogs

We have no Antrim beaches recorded that do not allow dogs at any time.

Antrim Beaches that we have NO dog restriction information

This list shows 6 Antrim beaches where we have no information on dog restrictions.

  1. Browns Bay Beach, Larne
  2. Cushendall Beach, Cushendall
  3. Cushendun Beach, Cushendun
  4. Glenarm Beach, Glenarm
  5. White Park Bay Beach, Ballintoy
  6. Rathlin Island Beach, Rathlin Island

If you have visited any of these beaches and can update us then please drop us a note on facebook.

If a Antrim beach is not listed above then we have no information and you will have to check local beach information boards.

Note that we try to keep this dog beach information up to date but restrictions are set by local councils and occasionally we may miss a change.

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