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Dogs on beaches


The following Restrictions are in force

Cornwall Council enforces restrictions at the following beaches which are all part of a Public Spaces Protection Order. Fr exemptions, please see the link to the orders at the bottom of the page. Other privately owned beaches may have their own local restrictions in force.

Please note: Blue Flag and Seaside Award beaches have longer restrictions due to the requirements of the Award status. In addition there are three protected wildlife areas that are subject to individual restrictions. 

Dogs Prohibited

Beach

Dates

Times of restriction

Cadgwith Cove, Cadgwith        

1 July - 31 August 

10am – 6pm

Carbis Bay Beach, Carbis Bay   

15 May - 30 September

10am - 6pm

Carnsew Pool

All year ban

24 hour prohibition

Castle Beach, Falmouth  

1 July - 31 August 

10am - 6pm

Cawsand Beach, Cawsand

1 July - 31 August

10am - 6pm

Chapel Porth Beach, St Agnes

1 July - 31 August

10am - 6pm

Church Cove, Gunwalloe

1 July - 31 August

10am - 6pm

Copperhouse Pool 

All year ban

24 hour prohibition

Crackington Haven, Bude

 15 May - 30 September

10am - 6pm

Crooklets Beach, Bude

 15 May - 30 September

10am - 6pm

Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth

 15 May - 30 September

10am - 6pm

Harveys Towans - Godrevy Point,  Hayle

  1 July - 31 August

10am - 6pm

Hayle Estuary       

All year ban

24 hour prohibition
Hoodny Beach, Portwrinkle

1 July - 31 August

10am - 6pm

Housel Bay, The Lizard

1 July - 31 August

10am - 6pm

Kennack Sands Beach, The Lizard

1 July - 31 August

10am - 6pm

Kynance Cove, The Lizard        

1 July - 31 August 

10am – 6pm

Maenporth Beach, Falmouth

1 July - 31 August

10am - 6pm

Mousehole Beach to Skilly Beach 

1 July– 31 August   

10am – 6pm

Wherry Town to Battery Rocks 

1 July - 31 August 

10am – 6pm

Longrock level crossing to Marazion

1 July – 31 August   

10am – 6pm

Perranuthnoe

1 July - 31 August   

10am - 6pm

Poldhu Beach, Mullion

1 July - 31 August

10am – 6pm

Polruan Beach and any slope or staircase leading to the beaches. Also promenade 1 July - 31 August 10am - 6pm

Polurrian Cove Beach, Mullion

1 July - 31 August

10am – 6pm

Polzeath Beach, Polzeath

15 May – 30 September

10am - 6pm

Porth Beach, Porth

1 July – 31 August

10am - 6pm

Porthcurno Beach, Porthcurno

1 July – 31 August

10am – 6pm

Porthgwarra Beach, St Levan   

1 July – 31 August  

10am –6pm

Porthgwidden Beach, St Ives

1 July - 31 August

10am - 6pm

Porthleven West, Porthleven

1 July - 31 August

10am - 6pm

Porthmeor Beach, St Ives       

15 May - 30 September

10am - 6pm

Porthminister Beach, St Ives

15 May - 30 September

10am - 6pm

Porthpean Beach, St Austell

1 July - 31 August

10am - 6pm

Porthtowan Beach, Porthtowan

15 May – 30 September

10am - 6pm

Portmellon Cove, Mevagissey

1 July – 31 August

10am - 6pm

Portreath Beach including Harbour, Portreath

1 July - 31 August

10am - 6pm

Portwrinkle Harbour

1 July - 31 August

10am - 6pm

Praa Sands Beach, Praa Sands

1 July - 31 August  

10am - 6pm

Readymoney Cove, Fowey       

1 July - 31 August

10am - 6pm

Sennen Beach, Sennen

15 May – 30 September   

10am – 6pm

St George’s Well, Padstow

1 July - 31 August 

10am - 6pm

St Ives Harbour Beach, St Ives 

1 July - 31 August

10am – 6pm

Summer’s Beach, St Mawes

1 July - 31 August

10am - 6pm

Swanpool Beach, Falmouth

1 July - 31 August

10am - 6pm 

Tattam’s Beach, Portscatho

1 July - 31 August

10am - 6pm

Trevone Beach, Padstow

15 May – 30 September

10am - 6pm

Tunnel Beach, Falmouth

1 July - 31 August

10am - 6pm

Widemouth Beach, Bude

15 May – 30 September

10am - 6pm

 

Dogs must be on Leads

Summerleaze, Bude 21 May – 30 September 10am - 6pm

 

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