Dog Friendly Beaches

Beaches in North Wales to Enjoy

Dogs are welcome to the miles and miles of wonderful sandy beaches to be found on Anglesey and the Lleyn. There are 125 miles of coastline on Anglesey and 100 miles on the Lleyn Peninsula. They both have some amazing sandy beaches that seem to stretch forever. There are also small rocky coves that are waiting to be explored. Dogs are welcome to most beaches for most of the year but restrictions apply to parts of the major bathing beaches during the main summer months (May to September).

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What about walking my dog on the promenade?

At Benllech, Cemaes Bay and Trearddur Bay dogs must be kept on their leads on the promenades.

When do these restrictions apply?

These restrictions apply 1st May to 30th September each year.

Are there any other restrictions on dogs on beaches?

Dog owners must clean up after their dog in designated areas, which includes beaches.

For further information contact the Dog Warden at Isle of Anglesey County Council (01248 752820) or at

Dog restrictions on Anglesey’s beaches

Dogs are welcome on Anglesey beaches but in the main summer months they are restricted from some areas at seven of Anglesey’s beaches (listed below). Signs are located at all the beaches, with maps indicating the restricted area. It has been designed to ensure that it is still possible for dogs and their owners to enjoy the beach.

Cemaes Bay
Llanddwyn (Newborough)
Porth Dafarch
Trearddur Bay

Dog restrictions on Lleyn’s beaches

The majority of beaches on the Lleyn Peninsula welcome dogs but restrictions apply from May 1 to September 30 at some beaches:

Abersoch (section for dogs)
Aberdaron (section for dogs)
Porthor (Whistling Sands)

For further information contact Gwynedd Council on 01766 771000 or at

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