Family friendly festivals, workshops and other events Lancashire
Lancashire Guide to key events on offer suitable for families. Browse listings of family friendly festivals, workshops, exhibitions and other activities to enjoy in Lancashire.
Finding out what’s on in Lancashire is easy – simply explore the event links below.
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Find Lancashire Dog Friendly Beaches
Heading to the Lancashire coast with your dog and not sure if they are allowed on any beaches?
This Lancashire list of dog friendly beaches will help in planning your next trip to the beach, beaches for dogs near Lancashire
Our Lancashire dog friendly beach list currently has 5 Lancashire beaches listed where dogs are allowed with 9 beaches that have some dog restrictions, and there are no beaches on which a full dog ban is in operation.
Lancashire Beaches allowing dogs
This list shows 5 Lancashire beaches with no dog restrictions and can be used all year.
- Pilling Sands Beach, Fleetwood
- Bispham Beach, Blackpool
- Half Moon Bay Beach, Morecambe
- Silverdale Beach, Carnforth
- Rossall Beach, Blackpool
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.
Lancashire Beaches that have dog restrictions
This list shows 9 Lancashire 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.
- Morecambe North Beach, Morecambe
- Blackpool Golden Mile Beach, Blackpool
- Morecambe South Beach, Morecambe
- North Shore Beach, Blackpool
- South Shore Beach, Blackpool
- Cleveleys Beach, Blackpool
- Fleetwood Beach, Fleetwood
- St Annes Beach, Blackpool
- St Annes North Beach, Blackpool
Lancashire Beaches that do not allow dogs
We have no Lancashire beaches recorded that do not allow dogs at any time.
Lancashire Beaches that we have NO dog restriction information
This list shows 6 Lancashire beaches where we have no information on dog restrictions.
- Arnside Beach, Carnforth
- Hest Bank Beach, Morecambe
- Hightown Beach, Formby
- Sandylands Beach, Morecambe
- Starr Gate Beach, Blackpool
- Heysham North Beach, Morecambe
If a Lancashire 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.