Find Cornwall Dog Friendly Beaches

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

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

Our 2018 Cornwall dog friendly beach guide currently has 61 Cornwall beaches listed where dogs are allowed with 60 beaches that have some dog restrictions, and there are 4 beaches on which a full dog ban is in operation.

Cornwall dog friendly beaches Cornwall Beaches Allowing Dogs

This list shows 61 Cornwall beaches with no dog restrictions and can be used all year.

  1. Watergate Bay Beach, Newquay
  2. Fistral Bay Beach, Newquay
  3. Carnewas and Bedruthan Steps Beach, Newquay
  4. Constantine Bay Beach, Padstow
  5. Crantock Beach, Newquay
  6. Daymer Bay Beach, Padstow
  7. Great Western Beach, Newquay
  8. Hannafore Beach, Looe
  9. Harlyn Bay Beach, Padstow
  10. Hawkers Cove Beach, Padstow
  11. Harbour Cove Beach, Padstow
  12. Hemmick Beach, St Austell
  13. Kenneggy Sands Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  14. Lantic Bay Beach, Fowey
  15. Mawgan Porth Beach, Newquay
  16. Mexico Towans Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  17. Millook Haven Beach, Bude
  18. Polventon or Mother Iveys Bay Beach, Padstow
  19. Nanjizal Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  20. Par Sands Beach, St Austell
  21. Pentreath Beach, The Lizard
  22. Piskies Cove Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  23. Porthcurnick Beach, Roseland Peninsula
  24. Porthallow Beach, The Lizard
  25. Porthbeor Beach, Roseland Peninsula
  26. Porthcothan Bay Beach, Padstow
  27. Portheras Cove Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  28. Porthluney Cove Beach, St Austell
  29. Portholland Beach, St Austell
  30. Porthoustock Beach, The Lizard
  31. Portmellon Beach, St Austell
  32. Priests Cove Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  33. Bessys Cove Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  34. Sandymouth Beach, Bude
  35. Talland Bay Beach, Looe
  36. Towan Beach, Newquay
  37. Trevaunance Cove Beach, St Agnes
  38. Trevellas Porth Beach, St Agnes
  39. Treyarnon Bay Beach, Padstow
  40. Whipsiderry Beach, Newquay
  41. Bamaluz Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  42. Black Rock (Widemouth Bay) Beach, Bude
  43. Boobys Bay Beach, Padstow
  44. Spit Beach, St Austell
  45. Towan St Mawes Beach, Roseland Peninsula
  46. Bassetts Cove Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  47. Kingsand Bay Beach, Rame Peninsula
  48. Polridmouth Beach, Fowey
  49. Cape Cornwall Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  50. Upton Towans Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  51. Fishing Cove Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  52. Newtrain Bay Beach, Padstow
  53. Gew Graze Beach, The Lizard
  54. Downas Cove Beach, The Lizard
  55. Portbeer Cove Beach, The Lizard
  56. Godrevy and Leggan Coves Beach, The Lizard
  57. Beacon Cove Beach, Newquay
  58. St Martins Bay Beach, Isles of Scilly
  59. Higher Town Bay Beach, Isles of Scilly
  60. Lawrences Bay Beach, Isles of Scilly
  61. Perpitch Beach, Isles of Scilly

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.


Cornwall beaches with dog restrictions Cornwall Beaches That Have Dog Restrictions

This list shows 60 Cornwall 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. Polzeath Beach, Polzeath
  2. Cadgwith Cove Beach, The Lizard
  3. Gwithian and Godrevy Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  4. Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth
  5. Hayle Towans Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  6. Housel Bay Beach, The Lizard
  7. Kennack Sands Beach, The Lizard
  8. Kiberick Cove Beach, Roseland Peninsula
  9. Lansallos Cove Beach, Looe
  10. Loe Bar Beach, The Lizard
  11. Long Rock Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  12. Marazion Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  13. Mousehole Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  14. Penberth Cove Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  15. Pendower Beach, Roseland Peninsula
  16. Penhale Sands Beach, Perranporth
  17. Pentewan Beach, St Austell
  18. Perranporth Beach, Perranporth
  19. Poldhu Cove Beach, The Lizard
  20. Polkerris Beach, Fowey
  21. Polurrian Cove Beach, The Lizard
  22. Porth Beach, Newquay
  23. Porthchapel Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  24. Porthgwarra Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  25. Porthgwidden Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  26. Porth Joke Beach, Newquay
  27. Porthpean Beach, St Austell
  28. Porthtowan Beach, St Agnes
  29. Port Quin Beach, Port Isaac
  30. Portreath Beach, Portreath
  31. Portscatho Beach, Roseland Peninsula
  32. Portwrinkle & Finnygook Beach, Rame Peninsula
  33. Praa Sands Beach, Praa Sands
  34. Readymoney Cove Beach, Fowey
  35. Rinsey Head Beach, Praa Sands
  36. Porthilly Cove Beach, Padstow
  37. St Anthony-In-Meneage Beach, The Lizard
  38. St Ives Harbour Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  39. Summerleaze Beach, Bude
  40. Swanpool Beach, Falmouth
  41. Tolcarne Beach, Newquay
  42. Trevone Bay Beach, Padstow
  43. Black Cliff Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  44. Vault (Bow) Beach, St Austell
  45. Widemouth Sands Beach, Bude
  46. Sennen Cove Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  47. Porthcurno Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  48. Carne Beach, Roseland Peninsula
  49. Porthmeor Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  50. Kynance Cove Beach, The Lizard
  51. Lusty Glaze Beach, Newquay
  52. Feock Loe Beach, Truro
  53. Little Perhaver Beach, St Austell
  54. Plaidy Beach, Looe
  55. St Mawes Beach, Roseland Peninsula
  56. Porthcressa Beach, Isles of Scilly
  57. Old Town Bay Beach, Isles of Scilly
  58. Appletree Bay Beach, Isles of Scilly
  59. Pentle Bay Beach, Isles of Scilly
  60. Pelistry Bay Beach, Isles of Scilly

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

This list shows 4 Cornwall beaches who do not allow dogs at any time.

  1. Millendreath Beach, Looe
  2. Perran Sands or Perranuthnoe Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  3. Duporth Beach, St Austell
  4. Looe Beach, Looe


Cornwall Beaches That We Have NO Dog Restriction Information

This list shows 90 Cornwall beaches where we have no information on dog restrictions.

  1. Porthleven Beach, The Lizard
  2. Crackington Haven Beach, Bude
  3. Crooklets Beach, Bude
  4. Northcott Mouth Beach, Bude
  5. Duckpool Beach, Bude
  6. Bossiney and Benoath Cove Beach, Tintagel
  7. Caerthillian Cove Beach, The Lizard
  8. Carbis Bay Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  9. Carleon Cove Beach, The Lizard
  10. Castle Beach, Falmouth
  11. Cawsand Bay Beach, Rame Peninsula
  12. Chapel Porth Beach, St Agnes
  13. Charlestown Beach, St Austell
  14. Porth Nanven Cove (Cot Valley) Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  15. Coverack Beach, The Lizard
  16. Downderry Beach, Saltash
  17. Eastern Green Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  18. Lundy Bay and Epphaven Cove Beach, Polzeath
  19. Gillan Harbour Beach, The Lizard
  20. Great Perhaver Beach, St Austell
  21. Greenaways Beach, Polzeath
  22. Gunwalloe Beach, The Lizard
  23. Treen Cove (Gurnards Head) Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  24. Gwenver Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  25. Holywell Bay Beach, Newquay
  26. Lamorna Cove Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  27. Lantivet Bay Beach, Fowey
  28. Maenporth Beach, Falmouth
  29. Mevagissey Habour Beach, St Austell
  30. Mullion Cove Beach, The Lizard
  31. Green Rocks Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  32. Pedn Vounder Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  33. Polpeor Cove Beach, The Lizard
  34. Polperro Beach, Looe
  35. Porthkidney Sands Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  36. Porthminster Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  37. Port Isaac Beach, Port Isaac
  38. The Strangles Beach, Bude
  39. Trebarwith Strand Beach, Tintagel
  40. Tregardock Beach, Port Isaac
  41. Wherrytown Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  42. Whitsand Bay Beach, Saltash
  43. Port Gaverne Beach, Port Isaac
  44. Boscastle village and Harbour Beach, Boscastle
  45. St Ives Bay Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  46. Veor Cove Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  47. Carlyon Bay Beach, St Austell
  48. Freathy Beach, Rame Peninsula
  49. Porthmeor Cove Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  50. Jangye Ryne Beach, The Lizard
  51. Church Cove Beach, The Lizard
  52. Porth Ledden Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  53. Porth Loe Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  54. North Cliffs (Deadmans Cove) Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  55. St Georges Cove Beach, Padstow
  56. Butter Hole Beach, Padstow
  57. Fox Cove Beach, Padstow
  58. Polnare Cove Beach, The Lizard
  59. Polstreath Beach, St Austell
  60. Colona Beach, St Austell
  61. Porthbean Beach, Roseland Peninsula
  62. Porthglaze Cove Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  63. Porthzennor Cove Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  64. Portloe Beach, Roseland Peninsula
  65. St Loy Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  66. Trenow Cove Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  67. Lesceave Rocks Beach, Praa Sands
  68. Rushy Bay Beach, Isles of Scilly
  69. Sharrow Point (Grotto Beach) Beach, Rame Peninsula
  70. Sallys Bottom Beach, St Agnes
  71. Great Molunan and Little Molunan Beach, Roseland Peninsula
  72. Tintagel Haven Beach, Tintagel
  73. Flushing Beach, Falmouth
  74. Long Sands (Tregantle Cliff) Beach, Rame Peninsula
  75. Tregonhawke Beach, Rame Peninsula
  76. The Towans Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  77. Hugh Town Beach, Isles of Scilly
  78. The Bar Beach, Isles of Scilly
  79. Mutton and Kynance Coves Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  80. Smugglers and Western Coves Beach, Portreath
  81. Gooden Heane Cove Beach, Portreath
  82. Pentargon Cove Beach, Boscastle
  83. Lankidden Cove Beach, The Lizard
  84. Palace Cove Beach, Looe
  85. Green Bay Beach, Isles of Scilly
  86. Great Par Beach, Isles of Scilly
  87. Port Hellick Beach, Isles of Scilly
  88. Periglis Beach, Isles of Scilly
  89. Beady Pool Beach, Isles of Scilly
  90. Cove Vean Beach, Isles of Scilly

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If a Cornwall 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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