Dog-friendly beaches

There is something magical and joyful in a dog running full-pelt along a deserted beach.

All those interesting smells and birds to chase! And lots of lovely water for the breeds that like getting their paws wet. All that charging around will make your dog thirsty and they might be tempted to drink from the sea. Take lots of fresh water and offer your dog frequent drinks. If your dog is curious or a chewer, keep a close eye as there will be lots of interesting things to eat and they won’t be very healthy! When you leave, rinse off any salt water, particularly from paws, and dry your dog with a clean towel. Check with the landowner before planning a trip to the beach with your dog. While many beaches are completely dog-friendly, some have restrictions at different times of the year.

Some easy to use and helpful websites with details of dog-friendly beaches: