Chapel St Leonards is a sand and shingle beach on the Lincolnshire coastline located next to the resort town of the same name. The beach is a popular place for swimming and for family days out, it is also a good place for walking as the beaches stretch for many miles in both directions along this part of the Lincolnshire coastline.

Top 5 beaches in Lincolnshire where dogs are allowed

It's National Dog Day and if you are planning to treat man's best friend, you might like to check out the top five beaches in Lincolnshire, as revealed in new data.

According to, the highest-rated dog-friendly beach in the county is Chapel St Leonards, with Humberston Fitties in second place, Ingoldmells third, Moggs Eye fourth and Saltfleetby Theddlethorpe Dunes fifth.

Anderby Creek, Cleethorpes, Mablethorpe Town, Skegness and Sutton-on-Sea were listed as beaches that are generally seasonal with bans taking place between April/May and September.

However, regular beachgoers know there are usually dog friendly areas all-year away from central beaches.

The findings are park of wider research analysing Google ratings and reviews for 151 beaches with no dog restrictions.

In first place nationwide with a score of 9.30 out of 10 is Durdle Door beach located in Dorset. A perfect seaside getaway for dogs and their owners, the famed limestone arch makes a dreamy backdrop to a game of fetch with your four-legged friend.

Second is Cuckmere Haven Beach in East Sussex, scoring 9.13. Neighbouring the white chalk cliffs of the Seven Sisters, the quiet pebble beach enjoys the views of the iconic landmark that makes it a prime spot for some bonding with your dog.

Another Dorset favourite, Man O’War Beach, ranks third with 8.99 out of 10. Also known as east Durdle Door, this pebble beach offers calm waters protected from swells – perfect for a splash in the sea with your doggie!

Following in fourth with 8.79 is Three Cliffs Bay in Glamorgan. Taking the crown as the first sand beach on the list, the seashore is paired with the dunes of sand for plenty of room to roam.

Finishing off the top five is Longsands North Tynemouth with 8.69. Located on England’s north-east coast, this dog-friendly beach is another perfect place to walk your dog.

It is no surprise that Devon, the county also known as ‘Mother Nature’s playground’, is home to the most highly rated dog-friendly beaches. A whopping 22 beaches out of 151 making the rankings.

In a close second, placing with a total of 21 beaches, is the county of Pembrokeshire. Bordered by the sea on three sides, it is no wonder it has a plethora of beaches to offer.

Cornwall places third with a total of 14 highly rated dog-friendly beaches. Home to harbour villages and towering cliffs, you and your pet will never have a dull moment there.

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