Find Ayrshire Dog Friendly Beaches

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

This Ayrshire list of dog friendly beaches will help in planning your next trip to the beach.

Our 2018 Ayrshire dog friendly beach guide currently has 2 Ayrshire beaches listed where dogs are allowed with 2 beaches that have some dog restrictions, and there are no beaches on which a full dog ban is in operation.

Ayrshire dog friendly beaches Ayrshire Beaches Allowing Dogs

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

  1. Newtown Beach, Cumbrae
  2. Seamill Beach, West Kilbride

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.


Ayrshire beaches with dog restrictions Ayrshire Beaches That Have Dog Restrictions

This list shows 2 Ayrshire 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. Troon North Sands Beach, Troon
  2. Troon South Sands Beach, Troon

Ayrshire Beaches that do not allow dogs Ayrshire Beaches That Have Dog Restrictions

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


Ayrshire Beaches That We Have NO Dog Restriction Information

This list shows 21 Ayrshire beaches where we have no information on dog restrictions.

  1. Whiting Bay Beach, Isle Of Arran
  2. Boydston Beach, Ardrossan
  3. Ayr South Beach, Ayr
  4. Barassie Beach, Troon
  5. Blackwaterfoot Beach, Isle Of Arran
  6. Brodick Bay Beach, Isle of Arran
  7. Craig Tara Beach, Ayr
  8. Croy Beach, Maybole
  9. Culzean Beach, Maybole
  10. Doonfoot Beach, Ayr
  11. Dunure Beach, Ayr
  12. Fairlie Beach, Largs
  13. Girvan Beach, Girvan
  14. Irvine Beach, Irvine
  15. Largs Beach, Largs
  16. Pencil Beach, Largs
  17. Maidens Turnberry Beach, Maybole
  18. Prestwick Beach, Prestwick
  19. Saltcoats Beach, Saltcoats
  20. Stevenston Beach, Saltcoats
  21. Turnberry Beach, Girvan

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



If a Ayrshire 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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