Dog Friendly Brighton Beaches

Brighton and the surrounding area has some amazing beaches. So if you are looking for a seaside stroll, a pleasant promenade or a wonderful walk here is the low down on which of Brighton's beaches are dog friendly:

Dogs are permitted on all beaches in Brighton and Hove from 1 October to 30 April and are always permitted on the upper and lower promenades if on leads.

The rest of the year (1st May  -  30 Sep), dogs are only permitted on beaches listed as dog friendly beaches, which are the ones below:

  • The beaches between Longridge Avenue and the border with East Sussex (dogs not permitted from beach in front of Saltdean subway and first beach to the east)
  • The beaches between Chailey Avenue and Arundel Drive, West Rottingdean (dogs not permitted from beach in front of Rottingdean slope and first beach to the east)
  • The beaches between West Marina Wall to Rottingdean slope
  • The beaches between the west wall of Brighton Marina and up to Volks Railway Aquarium station.
  • The beach in front and to the East of the Meeting Place Cafe, up to the large groyne with the life-ring. (Norfolk Groyne, opposite Ramada Jarvis Hotel)
  • The beach opposite Holland Road through to the east of the Lawns Cafe, at the bottom of St John's Road, Hove promenade
  • The beach to the west of the King Alfred car park through to Sackville Gardens.
  • The beach opposite Berridale/Welbeck Avenue through to the end of the Lagoon.



We hope you enjoy Brighton's beautiful beaches and keep nice and safe by keeping your dog away from the water's edge when the sea is very rough. More info and a map of these beaches can be found here

If you're visiting Brighton or taking a brisk stroll on the beach, don't forget to pop in and say hello to us at Bone Idol.

We are just a few minutes from the seafront in the heart of Kemptown on St James's Street.