Important notice for dog-owners visiting Swansea Bay and the Gower Peninsula
Visitors with dogs are asked to keep to our 'dog friendly' beaches until the end of September
Dog in surf, Gower Peninsula
Today (May 1st) marks the start of the annual five-month access restriction for dogs on some Swansea Bay and Gower beaches. Visitors with dogs are asked to keep to our 'dog friendly' beaches until the end of September (or you do risk a fine).
The bye-law restricting dogs to certain beaches comes into force on May 1st, and is in place until September 30th. The restrictions mean that a small number of beaches are off-limits to dogs between these dates (read on for details of these beaches, and those which allow year-round access).
Between May 1st and September 30th, dogs are not allowed on the following beaches:
Despite restricted access for dogs on some beaches during peak season, many beaches allow year-round access:
Read more about beaches in Swansea Bay and Gower at visitswanseabay.com/beaches