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The places in Cornwall you may not know dogs are banned

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Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 7:37am 9th September 2018. (Updated at 7:50am 9th September 2018)

Written by Local Democracy Reporter Richard Whitehouse

Dog owners love to take their four-legged friends out and about but did you know there are 136 places in Cornwall where you are not allowed to take your dog at all?

In fact, these are the places where doing so could land you with a fine of up to £1,000.

Cornwall Council has placed public space protection orders (PSPOs) on all these areas all over the county.

They cover parks, playing fields and cemeteries and the only exceptions are for people who use assistance dogs such as guide dogs for the blind or hearing dogs for the deaf.

Anyone who takes a dog onto the areas affected will be guilty of an offence unless they have a “reasonable excuse for doing so” or have permission from the landowner or authority.

Police officers, PCSOs and authorised council officers are allowed to issue on-the-spot £100 penalty fines for anyone caught with their dog on the areas of land.

However anyone who is found guilty of the offence at magistrates’ court could face a fine of up to £1,000.

The last PSPO schedule issued by the council was made in October 2017 and will remain in place for three years.

Is a park near you on the list?

  • Aberdeen Close, St Blazey
  • Ashburgh Parc Play Area, Saltash
  • Atlantic Road Play Area, Newquay
  • Badgers Walk Play Area, Saltash
  • Barnoon Cemetery, St Ives
  • Barrowfield Putting Green, Newquay
  • Beacon Playing Field (to include the play area & cricket/sports field only)
  • Borough Farm (Play Area A), Torpoint
  • Boscawen Fields, Falmouth
  • Brea Playing Field (enclosed playing area only)
  • Camborne Park (enclosed playing area only)
  • Cambridge Field, Torpoint
  • Campion Close Play Area, Saltash
  • Carclaze Play Area, St Austell
  • Carharrack Playing Field
  • Carrisbrooke Way, Latchbook Gate Play Area, Saltash
  • Castle Park (Play Areas A), Liskeard
  • Chestnut Close (Play Area A), Torpoint
  • Children’s Play Area and Tennis Court, Whitemoor Recreation Ground
  • Clover Walk Play Area, Saltash
  • Coombe Park (Areas A), Cawsand
  • Coronation Gardens, Helston (enclosed play area only)
  • Coronation Park, Helston (enclosed play area and skate park only)
  • Country Park Play Area, Seaton
  • Culverland Park, Liskeard
  • Dale Road Play Park, Newquay
  • Diggorys Field, St Cleer
  • Duloe (Play Area A)
  • Edmund Road, Redruth (enclosed play area)
  • Edwards Crescent (Far End) Play Area, Saltash
  • Edwards Crescent, Saltash
  • Forth Scol, Illogan (enclosed play area only)
  • Fosters Fields, Gunnislake
  • Four Lanes Playing Field (enclosed play area only)
  • Gallacher Way, Yellow Tor Road Play Area & Toddler Play Area, Saltash
  • Glebelands, Sunrising Estate, East Looe
  • Golberdon Play Area
  • Grassmere Way Site 1 Play Area, Saltash
  • Grassmere Way Site 2 Play Area, Saltash
  • Greenfinch Crescent Play Area, Saltash
  • Grenfell Avenue Play Area, Saltash
  • Grenville Gardens, Troon (enclosed play area only)
  • Hall Road Play Area, St Dennis
  • Hallet Close Play Area, Saltash
  • Hannfore Gardens, Hannfore
  • Harebell Close Play Area, Saltash
  • Heartlands Children’s play area, Redruth
  • Henfordh Grange, Liskeard
  • Heron Close (Play Area), Millbrook
  • Highfield Park Play Area, East Taphouse
  • Hockings House Sportsground, St Cleer
  • Illogan Park (enclosed play area only)
  • Jack Bice Close, Liskeard
  • Killacourt Putting Green, Newquay
  • King George V Playing Field, Helston (rugby ground and enclosed play area only)
  • Langreek (Play Area), Polperro
  • Lanner Moor, Recreation Ground (enclosed play area only)
  • Launceston Road Recreation Field, Callington
  • Listry Road Play Park, Newquay
  • Longstone Cemetery, Carbis Bay
  • Longstone Park Play Area, tennis courts and bowling green (Area A), Saltash
  • Lower Estate Play Area, Saltash
  • Luxulyan Playing Field
  • Madron Cemetery
  • Markvall Play Area, Saltash
  • Maudlin Farm (Play Area), Liskeard
  • Middlefield Close Play Area, Saltash
  • MIlch Park Play Area, Saltash
  • Millpool Play Area, West Looe
  • Mount Charles Recreation Ground, Woodland Road, St Austell
  • Mulberry Road (Play Area A), Saltash
  • North Close, Redruth (enclosed play area only)
  • North Country Recreation Ground (enclosed play area only)
  • Paul Cemetery
  • Pendray Gardens (Play Area A), Dobwalls
  • Pengegon Park (enclosed play area only)
  • Penrose Parc, Porthleven (enclosed play area only)
  • Penzance Cemetery
  • Pilmere Main Site 1 & 2 Play Areas, Saltash
  • Plain-an-Gwarry, Redruth
  • Playing field at rear of Woodland View, St Stephen Coombe
  • Pollards Close Play Area, Saltash
  • Poltair Park, St Austell
  • Pondfield Road (Far End) Play Area, Saltash
  • Pondfield Road Play Area, Saltash
  • Pound Dean (Play Area), Liskeard
  • Rapsons Field (Area B), Liskeard
  • Reeds Way Play Park, Newquay
  • Roseland Gardens, Redruth (enclosed play area only)
  • Roskear Playing Field (enclosed play area only)
  • Rye Hill, Two Hills Park Play Area, Saltash
  • Salt Mill Play Area, Saltash
  • Saltash Road Recreation Field, Callington
  • Sewhim Drive (Play Area A), Kelly Bray
  • Silvanus Jenkin, Liskeard
  • Small Children’s Play Area, St Stephen Recreation Ground
  • Small Play Area, Tregrehan, St Austell
  • Snell Drive Play Area, Saltash
  • Str Columb Minor Recreation Ground
  • St Breaca Close, Breage (enclosed play area only)
  • Stanley Maggs Way, Liskeard
  • Summerfields Play Area, Saltash
  • Sunnyvale Park, Portreath (enclosed play area only)
  • Sycamore Road Play Area, Saltash
  • Teddler Road Play Area, Penwithick
  • Thankes Park Play Area, tennis courts and bowling green (Area A), Torpoint
  • The Village Collection (Play Area A & fenced areas C), Callington
  • Thorn Park, Liskeard
  • Timber Close Park, St Austell
  • Trailblazer Park, St Blazey
  • Trebartha Close (Areas A), Callington
  • Trefusis Playing Field, Redruth (enclosed play area only)
  • Trenance Under 5s Play Park, Newquay
  • Trenant Playing Field, St Day (enclosed play area only)
  • Trevance Park, Tywardreath
  • Treviscoe Playing Field, Central Treviscoe
  • Tuckingmill Valley Park (enclosed play area and skate park)
  • Twelvewoods Playground, Dobwalls
  • Two Hills Park Play Area, Saltash
  • Upper Area Squires Field, Fowey
  • Upper Chapel Field Play Park, St Austell
  • Valley Road Toddler Area, Valley Road, Mevagissey
  • Victoria Bottoms Playing Field Childrens Area, Nanpean
  • Victoria Gardens, Saltash
  • Victoria Park, Redruth (enclosed play area and tennis court only)
  • Warfelton Sports Ground Play Area and Tennis Courts (Area A), Saltash
  • Waterside (Area A), Saltash
  • Welmoor, Cades Parc, Helston
  • Wentworth Way Play Area, Saltash
  • West Meadow (Play Area A), Millbrook
  • Westbourne Gardens, Liskeard
  • Wheal Jewell Playing Field, St Day (enclosed play area only)
  • Wilcove Play Area
  • Wood Close Play Area, Saltash
  • Yellow Tor Road Play Area, Saltash

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