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Autumn means the end of the restrictions put on some of the beaches for dog walkers, so we thought it would be a good idea to share with you a list of dog friendly beaches open in Dorset throughout the year and in addition, the beaches that are opened out of season for the four-legged friends.

If you love discovering new places and enjoy bringing your pet when you are on holidays (no one likes to leave their furry friends at home!), Dorset has a lot to offer. With plenty of dog friendly places to eat and visit, we have more than 150 pet friendly properties to stay in the Dorset area.

Dogs are permitted all year round:

Weymouth (Bowleaze)

Eype beach (near Bridport)

Purbeck (Durdle Door, Lulworth Cove, Worbarrow bay, Kimmeridge bay)

Lyme Regis (Cobb, Monmouth beach and Church Cliff)

Swanage (Monkey beach)


Seasonal opening at other beaches in Dorset:

Weymouth beach – 1st November – 18th April

Lyme Regis main town beach – 1st November – 31st March

West bay East and West beaches – 1st October – 30th April

Burton Bradstock – 1st October – 30th April

Chesil bank & The Fleet – 1st September – 30th April (please keep dogs on a lead and only walk dogs on the inner side of the Fleet)

Do check for more information and up to date details at Dorset for you website

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