10 dog friendly beaches in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire takes pride in safeguarding its coastline, resulting in restrictions on dogs at numerous beaches throughout the county. However, this does not mean that there aren’t plenty of dog friendly beaches in Lincolnshire!


This great guide will show you the different beaches where you can take your dog and if there are any seasonal restrictions, help ensure that you can have the best Lincolnshire holiday with your pooch by your side. Whether you want to visit one of the most iconic beaches, Skegness, or a beach for nature lovers, Saltfleetby Theddlethorpe Dunes Beach – you’re in luck here! Now, you can discover a beach that suits everyone, so no member of the family has to get left behind. But where will you begin your dog friendly adventures?

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Chapel St Leonards Beach

Chapel St Leonards Beach is a long, sandy stretch backed by grassy dunes – an unspoiled beach that provides it with its beauty. Perfect for long walks and for being a popular family beach with plenty of space to spread out, your pooch will have plenty of space to explore – making it one of the best Lincolnshire dog friendly beaches.

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Ingoldmells Beach

This traditional seaside spot features golden sands perfect for building sandcastles, and is home to the Fantasy Island Amusement Park, AND it’s a Blue Flag beach! Ingoldmells Beach has all the typical seaside attractions like amusement arcades, rides, and places to eat. Known for its lively atmosphere, it’s the perfect location for a family-friendly day out!

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Saltfleetby Theddlethorpe Dunes Beach

One for nature lovers, Theddlethorpe Beach is a remote, natural beach made up of shingle. Plus it’s home to the Saltfleetby Theddlethorpe Dunes which are a designated National Nature Reserve (dogs aren’t permitted here) If you want a more tranquil beach visit, alongside being one of the dog friendly beaches in Lincolnshire, why not come and take a visit?

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Moggs Eye Beach

Another remote, dog-friendly beach for the more nervous dogs due to its quietness. This beach is a real gem on Lincolnshire’s sandy coastline. Whether you want to surf or go for a paddle with your family, you’ll find an activity to suit everyone! For a day beside the seaside that your dog can join you throughout the year, Moggs Eye Beach is a must-visit!

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Cleethorpes Beach

Cleethorpes Beach combines long sandy shores with traditional resort attractions like piers, rides, and arcades. It is only about a 10-minute drive from Cleethorpes Pearl Holiday Park. Whether you’re after an active break with some watersports or you want to relax on the beach, there’s something for everyone! You can even bring your pooch along and watch them paddle.

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Anderby Creek Beach

This rural beach known as Anderby Creek Beach has wide, sandy shores and is bordered by dunes and marshes. It's a quieter, dog-friendly beach without major development, though there is a beach cafe. It’s one of the best places to discover the beautiful Lincolnshire coastline, away from the hustle and bustle of the busier locations here.

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Skegness Beach

Skegness' long sandy beach is the quintessential British seaside resort experience that’s under an hour’s drive away from Tattershall Lakes Country Park. Did you know that Skegness was one of the first traditional seaside resorts in Britain and some of its original features remain there today? Why not be a part of some of this history by enjoying what it has to offer?

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Mablethorpe Beach

This sandy, Blue Flag beach in the seaside town of Mablethorpe has a promenade lined with typical resort amenities, attractions, and beach huts for hire. Perfect for coastal walks, there are a few access routes to get here or you can walk along the Lincolnshire Coast Path, especially if you’re after a great dog walk – making for one of the best Lincolnshire dog friendly beaches!

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Humberston Fitties Beach

Part of Cleethorpes' seafront, Humberston Fitties Beach is a wide sandy beach, perfect for families. Backed by sand dunes and a path along the top of the sea defence that runs across the entire beach. Your dog (on a lead) can even join you at the Tetney Nature Reserve at the south end of the beach. So, not only can your dog enjoy sandy walks but also land walks.

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Sutton-on-Sea is a well-preserved natural beach that might be one of the quieter beach options in Lincolnshire. Featuring grassy dunes and golden sand, you might spot some fascinating wildlife here! This Blue Flag beach is a must-see and will surely become one of your best days out. Plus, it’s only a 30-minute drive from the Kenwick Park Estate.

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Remember to always check the dog restrictions yourself before visiting as some may vary.

Have you found your favourite dog friendly Lincolnshire beach?

After reading this top 10 list, we hope you’ve been able to find the best dog friendly beaches in Lincolnshire to add to your holiday itinerary.

Did you know that Lincolnshire is the second-largest county in England? Do you know what this means? There’s so much more to explore, which you can do when staying at our Lincolnshire holiday parks which are conveniently located a short distance from some of the best dog friendly hotspots.

Why not book your next Lincolnshire holiday so you can make some of the most cherished memories with your furry friend at your chosen dog friendly accommodation? Neither of you will ever want to leave!

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