Find Shetland Islands Dog Friendly Beaches

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

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

Our 2018 Shetland Islands dog friendly beach guide currently has 1 Shetland Islands beach listed where dogs are allowed with no beaches that have some dog restrictions, and there are no beaches on which a full dog ban is in operation.

Shetland Islands dog friendly beaches Shetland Islands Beaches Allowing Dogs

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

  1. West Sandwick Beach, Isle of Yell

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.


Shetland Islands beaches with dog restrictions Shetland Islands Beaches That Have Dog Restrictions

We have no Shetland Islands beaches recorded that allow dogs but with some restrictions.

Shetland Islands Beaches that do not allow dogs Shetland Islands Beaches That Have Dog Restrictions

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


Shetland Islands Beaches That We Have NO Dog Restriction Information

This list shows 8 Shetland Islands beaches where we have no information on dog restrictions.

  1. Grutness Beach, Sumburgh
  2. West Voe Beach, Sumburgh
  3. Scousburgh Sands Beach, Scousburgh
  4. Quendale Beach, Quendale
  5. St Ninians Isle Beach, Bigton
  6. Levenwick Bay Beach, Levenwick
  7. Kirk Sands Beach, Papa Stour
  8. Sands of Brekon Beach, Isle of Yell

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If a Shetland Islands 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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