Find Merseyside Dog Friendly Beaches

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

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

Our 2018 Merseyside dog friendly beach guide currently has 5 Merseyside 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.

Merseyside dog friendly beaches Merseyside Beaches Allowing Dogs

This list shows 5 Merseyside beaches with no dog restrictions and can be used all year.

  1. Formby Beach, Southport
  2. Meols Beach, Wirral
  3. New Brighton Beach, Wirral
  4. West Kirby Beach, Wirral
  5. Crosby Beach, Liverpool

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.


Merseyside beaches with dog restrictions Merseyside Beaches That Have Dog Restrictions

This list shows 2 Merseyside 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. Ainsdale Beach, Southport
  2. Southport Beach, Southport

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

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


Merseyside Beaches That We Have NO Dog Restriction Information

This list shows 2 Merseyside beaches where we have no information on dog restrictions.

  1. Moreton Beach, Moreton
  2. Wallasey Beach, Wirral

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



If a Merseyside 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.

If you are not sure where to go then head over to our Merseyside coast page, or use the search bar below: