Cornwall's Dog Friendly Beaches

Dogs welcome all year rounD

All the beaches featured below get Partridge’s Paw of Approval as they are open all year round to her and her four-legged friends. Humans are also welcome.

Simply click on each location to find out more and get directions (you may want to zoom in as some beaches are quite close to each other)…

Harlyn Bay

Wide and spacious beach near Padstow. Dogs allowed all year. Parking in village. Get Directions

Talland Bay Beach

Secluded cove with two sheltered beaches. Small and free car park with Talland Bay Beach Cafe nearby. Get Directions

Mullion Cove

Small sandy beach located directly below Mullion Cove Hotel or 5 minute walk from the car park. Get Directions

Trebarwith Beach

Located two miles south of Tintagel and owned by the National Trust. Main car park has 130 spaces with smaller car park near the beach. Get Directions

Bedruthan Steps Beach

Stunning but difficult beach to reach. Access via a steep cliff staircase. Beach is closed during the winter. Get Directions

Daymer Bay Beach

Amazing beach best visited at low tide to enjoy log stretches of sand. Views of the Camel Estuary to Padstow. Get Directions

Prussia Cove Beach

Very small beach with rocky coves. Only available at low tide. No facilities but car park at top of cliff. Get Directions

Gurnards' Head

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Lantic Bay

The secluded Lantic Bay comprises of two beaches (Little Lantic & Great Lantic) that you can walk between at low tide. National Trust car park located on the main road. Get Directions

Mawgan Porth Beach

The perfect doggy playground with a vast expanse of sand to play in at low tide. Great facilities and parking as well as forming part of the South West Coast path should you wish to expand your walk. Get Directions

Pedn Vounder Beach

A not-so hidden gem now, Pedn Vounder is worth the effort to get to it. Considered by many to be one of Cornwall's most loveliest beaches it is also an unofficial nudist beach! Parking in the nearby village of Treen. Get Directions

Perranporth Beach

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Porthkidney Beach

A mile long beach that at low tide exposes a vast area of sand to explore. Perfect for even the most energetic of dogs. Parking is liminted in Lelant. Get Directions

Summerleaze Beach

An expansive beach within walking distance of Bude's centre. Parking available by the beach and in town centre. Get Directions

Watergate Bay

Set between the cliffs, Watergate Bay is not only doggy heaven but a popular location for surfers as well. Car park very close to the beach. Get Directions

Seaton Beach

A mix of pebbles and rough sand with car parks nearby. Get Directions

Fistral Beach

Famous for surfing. Fistral beach features golden sands and great facilities. Large car park beside the beach. Get Directions

Gorran Haven

Located right on the seafront of the village of the same name, this small sandy beach has no dog restrictions. Get Directions

Mexico Towans

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Apple Tree Bay

Located on Tresco, Appletree Bay is a mix of perfect white sand an crystal clear waters. Dogs should be kept on leads. Get Directions

Bassetts Cove

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Welcome Mouth

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Sandymouth Beach

Three miles of National Trust owned beach with stunning views of the North Cornish coast at low tide. A dog walking paradise. Get Directions

Kenneggy Sands

Secluded beach that can be reached at low tide from Praa Sands. Get Directions

Pawfect pictures

Partridge loves taking a selfie on the beach and below are just a few snapshots but she would love to see your beach canine captures as well. 

If you’d like to be featured in our gallery and even our newsletter send your beach and Cornwall pics to us and you may see them featured very soon!

Natalie Millar-Partridge and Partridge
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Life's a beach...

Have a favourite dog friendly beach in Cornwall? We'd love to hear which beaches you think are the most dog friendly or need to be featured here. In the meantime, here are a few of our current favourite all-year dog friendly beaches....

Sandymouth Beach , Bude

Watergate Bay

Natalie Millar-Partridge and Partridge

Canine capture

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