Find Donegal Dog Friendly Beaches

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

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

Our 2020 Donegal dog friendly beach guide currently has 1 Donegal beach 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.

Donegal dog friendly beaches Donegal Beaches Allowing Dogs

This list shows 1 Donegal beaches with no dog restrictions and can be used all year.

  1. Shroove Beach, Greencastle

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.


Donegal beaches with dog restrictions Donegal Beaches That Have Dog Restrictions

This list shows 5 Donegal 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. Bundoran Beach, Ballyshannon
  2. Killahoey Beach, Dunfanaghy
  3. Murvagh Beach, Donegal Area
  4. Lisfannon Beach, Fahan
  5. Rossnowlagh Beach, Ballyshannon

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

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


Donegal Beaches That We Have NO Dog Restriction Information

This list shows 13 Donegal beaches where we have no information on dog restrictions.

  1. Culdaff Beach, Malin
  2. Carrickfinn Beach, Annagary
  3. Fintra Beach, Killybegs
  4. Marble Hill Beach, Dunfanaghy
  5. Tramore Strand Beach, Downings
  6. Glencolumbkille Beach, Glencolumbkille
  7. Kinnagoe Bay Beach, Inishowen
  8. Magheroarty Beach, Magheroarty
  9. Tullan Strand Beach, Ballyshannon
  10. Naran Beach, Naran
  11. Portsalon Beach, Portsalon
  12. Downings Beach, Downings
  13. Pollan Bay Beach, Ballyliffin

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



If a Donegal 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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