Find Nearest Beaches in Dumfries and Galloway

Planning a trip to the Dumfries and Galloway coast and looking for where the nearest Dumfries and Galloway beach is, our UK beach lists and beach search will help you discover the nearest beach to me.  Then for each Dumfries and Galloway beach, we will answer questions around location, rural or town, sandy or pebble, rockpools, tide times, weather forecast, dog restrictions, bathing water quality, closest beach cafes and provide general information on the beach, its facilities and the surrounding area.

When on a beach page use our tools to expand your search to nearby seaside villages, towns and the surrounding Dumfries and Galloway coast for things to see and do or places to eat.

If you are looking for an award-winning beach, you can browse our UK Blue Flag lists or our UK Seaside Award lists.

Have a dog? Finding a dog-friendly beach can be hard work and our dog-friendly beach lists will help direct you to the best locations allowing dogs.

Finding the best beach in Dumfries and Galloway is easy – explore the beach links below, to find the closest beach just hit the “Find Near Me” button or use the search bar to plan where your next Dumfries and Galloway beach visit should be.

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Find Dumfries And Galloway Dog Friendly Beaches

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

This Dumfries And Galloway list of dog friendly beaches will help in planning your next trip to the beach, beaches for dogs near Dumfries And Galloway

Our Dumfries And Galloway dog friendly beach list currently has 1 Dumfries And Galloway 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.

Dumfries And Galloway dog friendly beaches Dumfries And Galloway Beaches allowing dogs

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

  1. Brighouse Bay Beach, Kirkcudbright

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.

Dumfries And Galloway beaches with dog restrictions Dumfries And Galloway Beaches that have dog restrictions

We have no Dumfries And Galloway beaches recorded that allow dogs but with some restrictions.

Dumfries And Galloway Beaches that do not allow dogs Dumfries And Galloway Beaches that do not allow dogs

We have no Dumfries And Galloway beaches recorded that do not allow dogs at any time.

Dumfries And Galloway Beaches that we have NO dog restriction information

This list shows 18 Dumfries And Galloway beaches where we have no information on dog restrictions.

  1. Annan Beach, Annan
  2. Monreith Beach, Port William
  3. Mossyard Beach, Kirkcudbright
  4. Ardwell Bay Beach, Stranraer
  5. Carrick Bay Beach, Gatehouse of Fleet
  6. Ross Bay Beach, Kirkcudbright
  7. Drummore Beach, Drummore
  8. Port Logan Bay Beach, Stranraer
  9. Portpatrick Beach, Stranraer
  10. Powfoot Beach, Annan
  11. Rockcliffe Beach, Dalbeattie
  12. Sandhead Beach, Stranraer
  13. Sandyhills Beach, Dalbeattie
  14. Southerness Beach, Dumfries
  15. Stranraer Sands Beach, Stranraer
  16. Stranraer Marine Lake Beach, Stranraer
  17. Killantringan Bay and Knock Bay Beach, Stranraer
  18. Dhoon Beach, Kirkcudbright

  19. If a Dumfries And Galloway 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.