Dog beach ban returns next month in Whitby and Scarborough

The beach dog ban returns next month.
The beach dog ban returns next month.

The seasonal ban of dogs on beaches in Whitby and Scarborough will be returning next month.

The bans include Whitby’s West Cliff beach, Sandsend beach and Scarborough’s North and South Bays.

Where dogs are banned in Scarborough.

Where dogs are banned in Scarborough.

They run from May 1 through to September 30, with anyone breaching the bans facing a hefty fine.

Some beaches, such as Tate Hill in Whitby do not ban dogs, but pooches must be kept on leads at all times over the coming months.

Other areas of Whitby carry a year-round dog ban, these being: Whitby Cemetery, White Leys Playing Fields and Pannett Park.

To view a full map of the areas affected, click here.

Where dogs are banned in Whitby.

Where dogs are banned in Whitby.

Those who fail to comply with the space protection orders in place face a £75 fixed penalty fine if they are caught by a warden.