With our dog-friendly policy* and Newquay's abundance of beautiful beaches, you and your furry friend can embark on unforgettable adventures together. We've curated a list of dog-friendly beaches in Newquay, ensuring that your loyal companion can also experience the joy of sandy paws and salty sea air.
Crantock Beach and Gannel Estruary:
Located just a short distance from the hotel, Crantock Beach and Gannel Estruary provide a fantastic coastal escape for both you and your canine companion. With vast stretches of golden sand, crystal-clear waters, and stunning dunes, these beaches offer a picturesque playground for pups to explore and run freely.
Renowned as one of the best surfing spots in the UK, Fistral Beach welcomes well-behaved dogs all year round. Watch the surfers catch waves, take long walks along the shore, and let your furry friend dip their paws in the refreshing waters. It is a paradise for both humans and dogs alike.
For a more tranquil setting, head to Little Fistral, a small beach tucked away near its' bigger sibling. This hidden gem offers a quieter atmosphere and stunning views of the coastline. Let your dog frolic in the gentle waves and relish the peaceful serenity of this tucked-away haven.
Situated close to the bustling harbour, Harbour Beach is an idyllic spot for a leisurely stroll or a game of fetch with man's best friend. Enjoy the charming coastal scenery, watch boats sway in the harbour, and create memories together against the backdrop of this picturesque setting.
Right in the heart of Newquay, you'll find Towan Beach, a beloved spot for families and their dogs. This sandy paradise offers gentle waves and plenty of space for your dog to romp around. Take a casual walk along the beach, explore the rock pools, and soak up the vibrant beach town atmosphere.
For a more sequestered experience, venture a short distance from Neewquay to Whipsiderry Beach. With its' rugged beauty and towering cliffs, this dog-friendly beach offers a peaceful respite for you and your dog. Bask in the serenity, explore the fascinating caves, and relish in the peace of this hidden coastal treasure.
Great Western Beach**:
Nestled beneath the stunning cliffs, Great Western beach welcomes dogs throughout the year. Enjoy bounding along the shoreline, building sandcastles together, and witnessing the breath-taking sunset views that paint the sky with vibrant hues. It's an ideal spot for creating lasting moments with your pup.
A short drive from Newquay, Watergate Bay is worth the visit for its' expansive golden sands and panoramic views. Dogs are welcome on this spectacular beach, providing a fantastic space for them to stretch their legs and experience the sheer beauty of the North Cornwall coastline.
Newquay offers a plethora of dog-friendly beaches, ensuring that your pooch can join in on the coastal adventures. From the expansive stretches of sand to the vibrant surf culture, there is something for everyone to enjoy. At the Esplanade, we look forward to hosting you and your four-legged family members, creating unforgettable memories as you explore the gorgeous beaches that make Newquay a true haven for dogs and their devoted owners.
*We offer a limited number of dog-friendly rooms, for availability please contact the hotel or reservations team directly.
**May to September ban on Blue Flag areas.