Cornwall dog friendly beaches

Map featuring Cornwall dog friendly beaches. Click on pins to view beach details

The beach guide has 150 beaches listed where dogs are allowed and a further 73 where dogs are restricted in Cornwall. There are 5 beaches in Cornwall on which a dog ban is in operation.

Beaches where dogs are allowed

These are beaches where there are generally no restrictions on taking your dog on the beach any time of the year. This covers the majority of beaches in Cornwall. There are one or two that require dogs to be kept on the lead during the summer months.

Beaches where dogs are restricted

Most of these restrictions are seasonal bans, although additional information will be included on the beach description page. As a rule the seasonal ban runs from 1st July to 31st August (or 15th May to 30th September on the most popular beaches) unless otherwise stated in the beach description. These restrictions also generally only apply between 10am and 6pm.

Beaches where dogs are banned

A handful of beaches in Cornwall exercise an outright dog ban. These are mostly privately owned beaches with public access.