Dogs on the beach


Blackpool welcomes responsible dog owners. Please help us to keep the seafront a safe and clean place for all residents and visitors.

Dogs must be kept on a lead on the promenade at all times


Blackpool is proud of its award winning clean beaches but we are happy to welcome dogs and they are welcome at over 60% of our beaches.

They are only restricted from our central and south beach areas from May to October.

Beaches where dogs are welcome on a lead

  • Beach area north of the North pier
  • Beach area south of the Solaris Centre/mirror ball

Beaches where dogs are excluded

Dogs are not allowed on the following beach areas between 1 May and 30 September.

Owners who take their dogs into these areas will be liable to an on-the-spot fine of up to £100, rising up to £1,000 if fined in court.

  • The area of beach between the southern side of North Pier and the Solaris Centre/mirror ball
  • Slopes and staircases leading to the beach



Reporting a problem

To report a problem in these areas, please contact the dog warden on 01253 477477.