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Dogs on beaches and promenades

Dogs are banned from some beaches at certain times - find out about the Public Spaces Protection Order which includes a list and maps.

Deal Beach

  • 1 May - 30 September between Deal Castle and Sandown Castle  - no dogs on the beach between but welcome on the promenade. Dogs are allowed off the lead from Deal Castle to Kingsdown.

Dover Beach

  • Dogs are to be kept on leads on the promenade and grassed areas (including Marine Parade and Granville Gardens) at Dover Seafront, from junction with Union Street roundabout to roundabout with Jubillee Way off A20.  
  • 1 May to 30 September between the hours of 9am and 8pm - dogs are excluded from the beach at Dover Seafront, Waterloo Crescent & Marine Parade

Sandwich Bay

  • No restrictions

Shakespeare Cliff Beach

  • No restrictions 

St Margaret's Bay

  • 1 May - 30 September - no dogs are permitted to be walked along this beach during this time

Walmer Beach

  • No restrictions


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