Anyone else noticed the light mornings are finally here?
Nothing says summer quite like the sound of bird song, the smell of freshly cut grass and of course an early morning walk or run with your favourite companion.
Of course, in Torbay, our beaches have to be well looked after for the holiday makers.
Unfortunately for dog owners that does mean from the 1st May to the end of September you will not be allowed to walk your dog on the beaches during this period of time.
Fortunately, we’ve done some research, and a bit of a ring around and we’ve got a list of all the beaches you can walk your pooch on.
All Year Dog Friendly Beaches in Torbay
- Anstey’s Cove
- Babbacombe Beach
- Beacon Cove
- Churston Cove
- Elberry Cove
- Fairy Cove
- Fishcombe Cove
- Goodrington Sands – North Sands
- Institute Beach
- Livermead Sands
- Maidencombe Beach
- Meadfoot Beach – North Eastern part of the Beach
- Oyster Cove
- Peaked Tor Cove
- Saltern Cover
- Shoalstone Beach
- St Marys Bay
- Watcombe Beach
So there you have it, now there is no excuse for you to not walk your fury friend.
As ever, and we know this goes without saying for a lot of you, but please clean up after your dog.
Lets keep Torbay beaches at dog poo free zone this summer.
No Dogs on these Torbay beaches from May
If you’re in any doubt as to where you can’t walk your dog this summer, we’ve got a list of those to.
- Breakwater Beach
- Broadsands Beach
- Corbyn Head
- Goodrington Sands – South Sands, this is between the cliffs at the southern end and the signs at Middlestone to the North
- Hollicombe Beach
- Meadfoot Beach – South western part between notices displayed on the foreshore
- Oddicombe Beach
- Paignton Sands
- Preston Sands
- Shoalstone Pool
- Torre Abbey Sands
Now you have this information, tell your friends and other dog walkers.
Don’t forget to ensure your dog is kept cool during the summer, with plenty of fresh water to drink and never leave them in a hot car.