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Dogs on beaches in the National Park

You and your dog are welcome on more than 50 of Pembrokeshire’s beaches, but some have dog restricted areas or dog bans between 1 May and the end of September.

Please note these restrictions do not apply to guide dogs for visually impaired people.

Dogs on Beaches
Dog walking at Freshwater East.

Total ban:

  • Tenby North Beach
  • Whitesands, St Davids

Partial ban:

  • Lydstep
  • Newgale beach and promenade
  • Saundersfoot beach and promenade
  • Tenby Castle and South Beach
  • Amroth beach and promenade
  • Poppit Sands
  • Broad Haven (north)
  • Dale

For detailed maps visit the Visit Pembrokeshire website.

You can find out more about walking your dog in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, including our Dog Walking Code of Conduct, by visiting our Walking your Dog page.