No one appreciates the sand and sea like our four-legged friends, so why not spend some quality time together at one of our top selections for dog-friendly beaches in Britain.
Moor Sands, Devon
Moor Sands is a quiet, seclusive pebble beach located in the South of Devon, accessible all year round. With breathtaking views of the English Channel and plenty of rock pools to explore, this beach is undoubtedly one of our top dog-friendly coves you will want to visit this year.
Reculver Beach, Kent
Reculver Beach is a tranquil stretch of shoreline ideal for picnics, taking in sea views and wildlife watching. Visitors can access the beach all year round and discover the remains of a 12th-century church that provides fantastic photo opportunities and a scenic backdrop for a picnic with your fluffy friend.
Selwicks Bay, Yorkshire
Selwicks Bay has access throughout the year with no dog restrictions and stretches across 3/4 miles of sand and pebble, with towering chalk cliffs and impressive views of Bridlington Bay. When the tide goes in, colonised rock pools are exposed with so many different species to uncover. With such an expansive shoreline, your dogs can run wild whilst you explore everything this beautiful beach has to offer.
Burghead Beach, Grampian
Burghead Beach is a popular location all year round for boating and long walks along the beach with man’s best friend. The surrounding water has been known for spotting dolphins and even the occasional whale! The surrounding land beyond the sand also provides plenty of pine woodlands for you and your friend to explore, making this a prime location for your next dog walk.
Balnakeil Beach, Highland
Located in the very north of Scotland and accessible in all seasons, Balnakeil beach boasts some of the best sunsets and unspoilt sand-dunes. The Scottish beach faces West, with the coastline curving in a moonlike shape, meaning you can explore all metres of land on your Highland dog walks.
Morgan’s Beach, Pembrokeshire
Gwbert is a small coastal village situated on the cliffs of Cardigan Bay. Gwbert village homes 3 small coves, Morgan’s beach, Evelyn’s beach and Cowley beach and are dog friendly all year round. Cowley beach is arguably the most scenic of the 3 coves, where access to the beach is found in the form of steps carved into the dark cliffs.
Porthdinllean Beach, Gwynedd
This stunning little stretch of land has widely escaped development and is now owned and conserved by the National Trust, making Porthdinllean beach and its neighbouring village a delight for families and visitors. During the summer months (1 April to 30 September), no dogs are allowed on the beach.