If you were thinking of bringing your family pet on holiday with you then there aren't many better places to come than Cornwall. To say Cornwall is dog friendly is only half the story, we would go as far as to say it's a veritable doggy paradise. There's miles of dog-friendly beaches, fantastic coastal and country walks, not to mention a superb choice of dogs-allowed pubs, cafes and restaurants. So, before you even consider packing Rover off to the kennels take a look through our dog friendly holidays in Cornwall guide for some canine centered inspiration.
Cornwall Dog Friendly Ideas
The idea of bringing your dog on holiday to Cornwall and not going to the beach is just so far fetched we will assume it never happens!
Despite there being restrictions at many of Cornwall's beaches the overall news is pretty good. There are a number of fantastic all year round dog friendly beaches and if you are visiting outside the main season (Easter day through to the 1st October) then dogs are allowed on virtually all of the beaches in Cornwall.
Trewithen Gardens / Truro
An historic private estate boasting one of the loveliest gardens in England
There is nowhere quite like Trewithen. With its magnificent collection of camellias, rhododendrons and magnolias, its wonderful woodland walks and its age-old family home, Trewi
Trelissick Garden / Truro
Tranquil garden near Truro with wonderful views of the River Fal. Set on many levels, containing a superb collection of tender and exotic plants
National Seal Sanctuary / Helford
The National Seal Sanctuary is a haven for injured and orphaned seal pups set on the picturesque Helford Estuary in the lovely village of Gweek
Golitha Falls / Liskeard
The Golitha Falls are a series of spectacular cascades and waterfalls along a section of the River Fowey as it makes its way through the ancient oak woodland of Draynes Wood. It is one of the best known beauty spots on Bodmin Moor.
There's plenty of places to go and things to do with your dog in Cornwall. Many of our finest gardens welcome dogs and a surprising number of indoor attractions are also dog friendly.
You won't have much trouble finding a quality pub grub where you can bring the dog. But there's more to dog friendly dining in Cornwall than pubs and inns; in fact some of our most highly rated eateries allow well behaved dogs.