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, beaches for dogs near Cornwall

Our 2022 Cornwall dog friendly beach guide currently has 69 Cornwall beaches listed where dogs are allowed with 62 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 69 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, Polzeath
  7. St Martins Bay Beach, Isles of Scilly
  8. Great Western Beach, Newquay
  9. Gwenver Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  10. Higher Town Bay Beach, Isles of Scilly
  11. Hannafore Beach, Looe
  12. Harlyn Bay Beach, Padstow
  13. Hawkers Cove Beach, Padstow
  14. Hemmick Beach, St Austell
  15. Kenneggy Sands Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  16. Lawrences Bay Beach, Isles of Scilly
  17. Lantic Bay Beach, Fowey
  18. Perpitch Beach, Isles of Scilly
  19. Mawgan Porth Beach, Newquay
  20. Mexico Towans Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  21. Millook Haven Beach, Bude
  22. Polventon or Mother Iveys Bay Beach, Padstow
  23. Nanjizal Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  24. Par Sands Beach, St Austell
  25. Pedn Vounder Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  26. Pentreath Beach, The Lizard
  27. Piskies Cove Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  28. Porthcurnick Beach, Roseland Peninsula
  29. Porthallow Beach, The Lizard
  30. Porthbeor Beach, Roseland Peninsula
  31. Porthcothan Bay Beach, Padstow
  32. Portheras Cove Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  33. Porthkidney Sands Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  34. Porthluney Cove Beach, St Austell
  35. Portholland Beach, St Austell
  36. Porthoustock Beach, The Lizard
  37. Portmellon Beach, St Austell
  38. Priests Cove Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  39. Bessys Cove Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  40. Sandymouth Beach, Bude
  41. Talland Bay Beach, Looe
  42. Towan Beach, Newquay
  43. Trevaunance Cove Beach, St Agnes
  44. Trevellas Porth Beach, St Agnes
  45. Treyarnon Bay Beach, Padstow
  46. Whipsiderry Beach, Newquay
  47. Bamaluz Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  48. Black Rock Widemouth Bay Beach, Bude
  49. Boobys Bay Beach, Padstow
  50. Spit Beach, St Austell
  51. Freathy Beach, Rame Peninsula
  52. Towan St Mawes Beach, Roseland Peninsula
  53. Bassetts Cove Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  54. Kingsand Bay Beach, Rame Peninsula
  55. Polridmouth Beach, Fowey
  56. Sharrow Point Grotto Beach, Rame Peninsula
  57. Cape Cornwall Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  58. Long Sands Tregantle Cliff Beach, Rame Peninsula
  59. Tregonhawke Beach, Rame Peninsula
  60. Upton Towans Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  61. Harbour Cove Beach, Padstow
  62. Fishermans Cove Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  63. Beacon Cove Beach, Newquay
  64. Gew Graze Beach, The Lizard
  65. Downas Cove Beach, The Lizard
  66. Portbeer Cove Beach, The Lizard
  67. Godrevy and Leggan Coves Beach, The Lizard
  68. Newtrain Bay Beach, Padstow
  69. Little Perhaver Beach, St Austell

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

Cornwall Beaches that do not allow dogs Cornwall Beaches that do not allow dogs

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

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

Cornwall Beaches that we have NO dog restriction information

This list shows 81 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. Green Bay Beach, Isles of Scilly
  7. Bossiney and Benoath Cove Beach, Tintagel
  8. Caerthillian Cove Beach, The Lizard
  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. Holywell Bay Beach, Newquay
  25. Lantivet Bay Beach, Fowey
  26. Maenporth Beach, Falmouth
  27. Periglis Beach, Isles of Scilly
  28. Mevagissey Habour Beach, St Austell
  29. Mullion Cove Beach, The Lizard
  30. Green Rocks Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  31. Beady Pool Beach, Isles of Scilly
  32. Polpeor Cove Beach, The Lizard
  33. Polperro Beach, Looe
  34. Cove Vean Beach, Isles of Scilly
  35. Porthminster Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  36. Port Isaac Beach, Port Isaac
  37. The Strangles Beach, Bude
  38. Trebarwith Strand Beach, Tintagel
  39. Tregardock Beach, Port Isaac
  40. Wherrytown Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  41. Whitsand Bay Beach, Saltash
  42. Port Gaverne Beach, Port Isaac
  43. Boscastle village and Harbour Beach, Boscastle
  44. St Ives Bay Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  45. Carlyon Bay Beach, St Austell
  46. Porthmeor Cove Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  47. Jangye Ryne Beach, The Lizard
  48. Church Cove Beach, The Lizard
  49. Porth Ledden Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  50. Porth Loe Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  51. North Cliffs Deadmans Cove Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  52. St Georges Cove Beach, Padstow
  53. Butter Hole Beach, Padstow
  54. Fox Cove Beach, Padstow
  55. Polnare Cove Beach, The Lizard
  56. Polstreath Beach, St Austell
  57. Colona Beach, St Austell
  58. Porthbean Beach, Roseland Peninsula
  59. Porthglaze Cove Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  60. Porthzennor Cove Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  61. Portloe Beach, Roseland Peninsula
  62. St Loy Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  63. Trenow Cove Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  64. Lesceave Rocks Beach, Praa Sands
  65. Rushy Bay Beach, Isles of Scilly
  66. Sallys Bottom Beach, St Agnes
  67. Great Molunan and Little Molunan Beach, Roseland Peninsula
  68. Tintagel Haven Beach, Tintagel
  69. Flushing Beach, Falmouth
  70. Great Par Beach, Isles of Scilly
  71. The Towans Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  72. Port Hellick Beach, Isles of Scilly
  73. Veor Cove Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  74. Hugh Town Beach, Isles of Scilly
  75. The Bar Beach, Isles of Scilly
  76. Mutton and Kynance Coves Beach, Penwith Peninsula
  77. Smugglers and Western Coves Beach, Portreath
  78. Gooden Heane Cove Beach, Portreath
  79. Pentargon Cove Beach, Boscastle
  80. Lankidden Cove Beach, The Lizard
  81. Palace Cove Beach, Looe

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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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