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Top Ten Dog Friendly Beaches Cornwall

Best Dog Friendly Beaches Cornwall 2015

To help have fun on the beach in summer when many seasonal beach dog bans apply we have set out a list of our best Dog Friendly Beaches in Cornwall - the Top Ten of Dog Friendly Beaches in Cornwall! Click the map to see where the dog beaches are or read descriptions below.

Or view our full List of Dog Friendly Beaches in Cornwall.

Fistral Beach

Newquay

Cornwall

Dog friendly fistral beach Newquay Cornwall

Fistral Beach Newquay Cornwall - the most famous Beach in Cornwall! And a great dog friendly beach, Fistral and the surrounding headlands have fantastic views and offer a nice walk for you and your dog. An immense stretch of golden sands pounded by the famous Fistral break. Beachgoers, surfers, bodyboarders, families and dogs enjoy Fistral - note the waves can be fierce. Fistral Beach Cornwall offers good surfing with international surfing events held here. Facilities are good with hire shops, surf schools shops, cafe, toilets and even hot showers ( fee applies) and locker facilities in the summer. Lifeguards Lifeguarded in the summer season.  Dog friendly beach all year. View dog friendly Fistral beach on Map

 

Crantock Beach

Newquay

Cornwall

Dog friendly Crantock beach Cornwall

Crantock Beach Cornwall is close to the town of Newquay Cornwall and is a beautiful sandy beach which has good surf and is popular spot with families. Crantock beach is good to visit with dogs as it is large enough for a good walk and the headlands are also nice for walking with dogs(although as with all headlands beware of snakes). Access to the beach is through steep dunes and can be difficult particularly for push chairs. Lifeguarded in the summer season. Dog friendly beach all year. There is a National Trust and a Beach Shop car park. View dog friendly beach Crantock on Map.

 

Coverack

Lizard Peninsula

Cornwall

Dog friendly Coverack beach Cornwall

Coverack Beach Cornwall is sand and rock with a sea wall behind and overlooks the small harbour. The sea is usually calm as Coverack is situated in a small bay. The facilities are good, there are toilets in the village, plenty of parking on entering the village and refreshments. Note access to Coverack beach is by steep steps and the beach is best at mid to low tide. The beach is popular with families and sunbathers and the bay is a popular windsurfing and kayaking spot, there is a small school offering windsurfing lessons and hiring kayaks. Dogs allowed on the beach all year (although must be on leads between 1st June and 31st August). View View dog friendly beach Coverack on Map.

 

Summerleaze Beach

Bude

Cornwall

Dog friendly Summerleaze beach Cornwall

Summerleaze Beach Bude Cornwall is a dog friendly beach close to the centre of Bude. Summerleaze is backed by an open air sea pool and the beach is sand with rocks behind, it is nice if you want a short walk or to sit and relax with your dog on this dog friendly beach. Popular with beach goers, families and surfers with a cafe nearby and good facilities in Bude centre. Dogs allowed all year but must be on a lead between 10am and 6pm from 21st May - 30th Sept. Lifeguarded in the summer season.  View dog friendly beach Summerleaze on Map.

 

Watergate Bay

Newquay

Cornwall

Dog friendly Watergate Bay Cornwall

Watergate Bay Newquay Cornwall is about a fifteen minute drive from Newquay or hard walk of about 1 hour. Watergate Bay is a large dog friendly beach in Cornwall and offers a two mile stretch of golden sands. Popular with surfers, kite surfers and beachgoers. Facilities are good with a couple of cafes, restaurants -in including the famous Fifteen, beach shop, toilets and places to hire surf and beach equipment. Lifeguarded in the summer season. A dog friendly beach all year. View dog friendly beach Watergate Bay Cornwall on Map.

 

Perranporth and Perran Sands

Perranporth

Cornwall

Dog friendly Perranporth beach

Perranporth Beach and Perran Sands Cornwall run into each other making miles of golden sands. Excellent for a long beach walk with your dog. Backed by steep Cornish cliffs both are popular with families, surfers and beach goers. Perran Sands has a seasonal cafe, Perranporth beach has excellent facilities and there is even a dog friendly pub, the Wateringhole on the beach and The Senners overlooking the beach is also dog friendly. Both Perranporth and Perran Sands are dog friendly all year although dogs must be on a lead from 9am-5pm in July and August. Lifeguarded in the summer season. View dog friendly beach Perranporth on Map.

 

Widemouth Bay

(South side only)

Bude

Cornwall

Dog friendly Cornwall

Widemouth Bay Beach Bude Cornwall - The South side of Widemouth Bay - Blackrock - is a dog friendly beach all year. A sandy West facing beach with good access to the coast path. Set a few miles from Bude Cornwall Blackrock is entered through a private car park and has a cafe, shop, hire facilities and seasonal lifeguards. View dog friendly beach Widemouth on Map.

 

 

 

Trebarwith Strands

Tintagel

Cornwall

 

Trebarwith Strands Beach is close to Tintagel Cornwall and is set in a deep valley with west facing beach and views of Gull Rocks. Please note you have to cross rocks to get to the beach and the beach is completely covered at high tide. Overlooking the beach is the Port William Inn a completely dog friendly pub and definitely worth a visit. The beach has parking, toilets and is a dog friendly beach all year. View dog friendly beach Trebarwith on Map.

 

Gorran Haven

Mevagissey

Cornwall

 

Gorran Haven Beach is a small harbour village with cluster of fisherman's cottages bordering an east facing sandy beach. Popular with families. Set just outside Mevagissey. Toilets and cafe. Not lifeguarded. Dog friendly beach all year. View dog friendly Gorran Haven beach on Map.

 

Whitsand Bay

Saltash

Cornwall

 

Whitsand Bay Beach offers four miles of sand and rocks with shallow shelving beaches and rocky coves - note access from the parking areas is difficult down the cliff path with steps and uneven paths, also beware of the incoming tide as risk of being cut off. Four beaches make up Whitsand Bay. Tregonhawke is the main beach and has a cafe and toilets and the smaller beaches of Tregantle (occasionally closed if the MoD is using Tregantle Fort firing range) Freathy beach and Sharrow.

All beaches have seasonal lifeguards and are dog friendly all year. View dog friendly beach Whitsand Bay on Map

 

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