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Dogs banned from Scilly's restricted beaches


Dogs are no longer allowed on restricted beaches from midnight tonight.

Restrictions on Porthcressa, Porthmellon and Old Town run from May 1st until September 30th. Dogs are still allowed on Little Porth next to Porthcressa.

All other beaches on St Mary's are available all year, while Parade park, the children's play areas at Porthcressa and the Garrison, Garrison playing field, the Skate Park, and Five Islands School playing field and MUGA are closed to canines at all times.

The off-island beaches are unrestricted, although dogs must remain on leads on Tresco.

On St Agnes, the MUGA pitch and Primary School Green are permanent exclusion zones, along with the MUGA pitch and Community Centre on Bryher and the enclosed tennis courts on St Martins.

Find out more about the Isles of Scilly's dog control rules here.


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