At Snaptrip we know that a family holiday means a holiday for all members of the family; even those with fur, paws and a waggy tail! Our handy interactive map highlights all of the UK beaches that are dog friendly and those where dogs are allowed with restrictions. Please double check the beach before making plans, just to make sure it is still open and that the rules haven’t changed. We’d also suggest you use a big dollop of common sense when planning your doggie beach adventure – access to some might be challenging and just because it is on the map doesn’t mean we recommend it.
Map by Snaptrip.com
What is the difference between ‘dogs allowed’ and ‘dogs restricted’ beaches?
In the UK and Ireland, beaches where dogs are allowed generally means there are no limits on that beach for the area or times of year where dogs can access the beach. Although we suggest you check before packing up and leaving the house, ‘dogs allowed’ beaches should allow dogs all through the year – even in the height of summer. These UK beaches are well and truly dog friendly. In contrast to this, the beaches listed as ‘dogs restricted’ will have a limit on the accessibility for dogs. This is often a seasonal ban, meaning dogs will not be allowed on the beach from May to September.
Did we forget your favourite?
Although we have tried to be as thorough as possible while making this map, it is possible that a beach or two may have slipped under our radar. If you know of a beach we have forgotten, please let us know at: firstname.lastname@example.org