Dogs on Beaches
The area between Royal Sands and the Grand Pier is a dog free area from 1st May until 30th September, dogs are welcome in this area from 1st October until 30th April.
Dogs are welcome all year round in the area between the Grand Pier and Knightstone Island and from Royal Sands to Uphill. The beach at Marine Lake is a dog free area all year round.
Dogs allowed all year round - no restrictions.
Restrictions apply 1st May until 30th September, no restrictions at other times.
Porlock Shingle Ridge has no restrictions (except from the high tides !)
The only beach in this area that has a restriction on dogs is the main Minehead beach
from 1st May to 30th September each year. No other beach in the West Somerset area has any such restriction.
Burnham-on-Sea, Berrow and Brean
Dogs are permitted at all times of the year on Berrow and Brean beaches. With regard to the beach at Burnham-on-Sea, from 1st May until 30th September dogs are not allowed on the one mile length of beach adjacent to the sea wall. From 1st October until 30th April the dog ban area is much shorter, being the length of beach between the jetty and the pavilion.