100 + Cornish beaches that are dog friendly year-round

For dog owners there are few places nicer to take your four-legged friend for a stroll than a good beach. A number of beaches in Cornwall have restrictions in the summer months for when dogs are welcome, but there are even more which have no restrictions at all year round.

There are more than 100 beaches in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly which are dog friendly and have no limits on when you can take your pets – although some do ask that you keep them on a lead. And, of course, all dog owners should make sure they clean up after their pets.

Last week a number of Public Space Protection Orders, set by Cornwall Council, came into force which limit when you can take your dogs to a number of beaches

Read more: All the beach dog bans which are now in place across Cornwall

Here is a list of 136 beaches in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly where there are generally no restrictions on taking your dog at any time of the year. We have noted which ones ask for dogs to remain on a lead during the summer months.

  • Appletree Bay, Tresco, Isles of Scilly (Must be on lead)
  • Bamaluz Beach, St Ives
  • Bassets Cove
  • Battery Rocks, Penzance
  • Beady Pool Beach, St Agnes, Isles of Scilly
  • Bedruthan Steps Beach
  • Benoath Cove
  • Bergecooth, St Agnes, Isles of Scilly
  • Black Cliff, Hayle
  • Bosahan Cove
  • Bossiney Cove
  • Breakwater Beach, Bude
  • Caerthillian Cove, The Lizard
  • Carleon Cove, The Lizard
  • Carne Beach, The Roseland (Keep on lead in summer months)
  • Clodgy Point, St Ives
  • Constantine Bay
  • Cot Valley Beach
  • Cove Vean, St Agnes, Isles of Scilly
  • Coverack Beach
  • Crantock
  • Daymer Bay
  • Dollar Cove
  • Downderry Beach
  • Durgan Beach
  • Eastern Green, Penzance
  • Fishing Cove
  • Fistral
  • Flushing Cove
  • Fox Cove
  • Gillan Harbour
  • Godrevy Cove
  • Gorran Haven
  • Great Bay, St Martin’s, Isles of Scilly
  • Great Molunan & Little Molunan
  • Great Par, Bryher, Isles of Scilly
  • Great Western
  • Grebe
  • Green Bay, Bryher, Isles of Scilly
  • Greenbank Cove
  • Gurnards Head
  • Gwenver
  • Hannafore
  • Harbour Cove
  • Harlyn Bay
  • Hawkers Cove
  • Hemmick
  • Higher Town Bay, St Martin’s, Isles of Scilly
  • Holywell Bay
  • Keneggy Sands
  • Kingsand
  • Lambeth Walk
  • Lankidden Cove
  • Lantic Bay
  • Lantivet Bay
  • Lawrence’s Bay, St Martin’s, Isles of Scilly
  • Leggan Cove
  • Loe Bar
  • Long Rock
  • Mawgan Porth
  • Mevagissey
  • Mexico Towans
  • Millook Haven
  • Mother Ivey’s Bay
  • Mullion Cove
  • Nanjizal
  • Newlyn
  • Newlyn Tolcarne
  • Newtrain Bay
  • Northcott Mouth
  • Par Sands
  • Pedn Vounder
  • Pelistry Bay, t Mary’s, Isles of Scilly
  • Pendower
  • Penhale Sands
  • Pentire Steps
  • Pentle Bay, Tresco, Isles of Scilly (Must be kept on a lead)
  • Pentreath
  • Periglis, St Agnes, Isles of Scilly
  • Perpitch, Isles of Scilly
  • Perranporth (Must be kept on a lead in July and August, 9am to 5pm)
  • Pisky Cove
  • Plaidy
  • Polgwidden Cove
  • Polnare Cove
  • Polpeor Cove
  • Polridmouth Cove
  • Ponsence Cove
  • Port Gaverne
  • Port Isaac
  • Porth Hellick, Isles of Scilly
  • Porth (Polly) Joke
  • Porth Sawsen
  • Porthallack
  • Porthallow
  • Porthbeor
  • Porthcothnan Bay
  • Porthcurnick
  • Portheras Cove
  • Porthguarnon Cove
  • Porthkidney
  • Porthloo, St Mary’s, Isles of Scilly
  • Porthluney Cove, Caerhays
  • Porthmeor Cove
  • Portholland
  • Porthoustock
  • Priests Cove
  • Progo
  • Prussia Cove
  • Rinsey Cove
  • Rushy Bay, Bryher, Isles of Scilly
  • Samson, Isles of Scilly
  • Sandymouth
  • Seaton
  • St Loy’s Cove
  • Summerleaze (Must be on a lead from May 15 to Sept 30, 10am to 6pm)
  • Sunny Cove
  • Talland Bay
  • The Bar, Isles of Scilly
  • The Strangles
  • Tintagel
  • Towan
  • Town Beach, Isles of Scilly
  • Trebarwith Strand
  • Trevaunance Cove
  • Trevellas-Porth
  • Treyarnon Bay
  • Vault
  • Watergate Bay
  • Welcombe Mouth
  • Wherrytown
  • Whipsiderry
  • Whitsand Bay
  • Widemouth Bay, Bude (Black Rock/South Beach only)

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