Is the beach at Mevagissey dog friendly?


Is the beach at Mevagissey dog friendly?

An east-facing sandy beach popular with families beside the very pretty South Coast village and harbour of Gorran Haven near St Austell. This beach is dog friendly, however they must be kept on leads.

Are dogs allowed at harbour beach?

From this Thursday, 1st July, dogs are allowed on Porthgwidden and the Harbour Beach before 10am and after 6pm.

Can you swim in Mevagissey harbour?

It is fairly sheltered, sitting in the lee of the 400ft high Dodman point just to the west. Along with all the facilities of the village close to hand this makes for a great family beach and despite the lack of lifeguard cover this is a safe beach to swim at.

Has Mevagissey got a beach?

As Mevagissey is an attractive fishing town with a working harbour, it does not have a proper beach (though it has fishing trips and a ferry to Fowey) and if it did, it would smell a bit fishy, but about a quarter of a mile walk away you reach glorious Polstreath Beach.

What sea is Mevagissey on?

The parish population at the 2011 census was 2,015, whereas the ward population at the same census was 4,354. The village nestles in a small valley and faces east to Mevagissey Bay. The inner and outer harbours are busy with a mixture of pleasure vessels and working fishing boats.

Why is Mevagissey famous?

Mevagissey also has a long history of shipbuilding, dating back to 1745. It was one of the most famous places for boat building in the area. Like all Cornish coastal towns, tourism has risen in Mevagissey over the last 200 years – although a little slower here than in other destinations.

Is St Ives harbour dog friendly?

Dog friendly and perfect for families, Harbour has space to relax and enjoy the best St Ives has to offer with your four legged friend.

Which beach is dog friendly in St Ives?

Bamaluz Beach This small rocky and sandy cove is one of the few beaches in St Ives that allows dogs all year around.

Can dogs go on the beach in Polperro?

Dog friendly beaches: Dogs are allowed on Polperro beach, but it is covered at high tide. Talon Bay, Lantic Bay and Lansallos beaches are year round dog friendly beaches within walking distance along the coast path.

Why is Mevagissey called Mevagissey?

Named after two Irish saints, St Meva and St Issey, the village dates back to at least 1313 and during the 1800s Mevagissey prospered on the back of the abundant source of pilchards out to sea.

Which beaches in St Ives are dog friendly?

Bamaluz beach, Pier beach and Lambeth walk are all dog friendly throughout the year and further afield you have the Mexico Towans and Porthkidney Sands which are dog friendly all year-round and are both just a short drive from St Ives.

Which beaches in St Ives allow dogs?

Dog-friendly beaches in St Ives Bay

  • Porthmeor Beach.
  • Porthminster Beach.
  • From 1 July to 31 August, dog access is not allowed between 10 am and 6 pm. Porthgwidden Beach.
  • St Ives Harbour Beach.