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.
Launceston Castle / Launceston
Castle set on the high motte (mound) of a stronghold built soon after the Norman Conquest
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
St Nectan's Glen / Tintagel
St Nectan's Glen is a picturesque wooded valley in Trethevy, just outside Tintagel. Over the millennia the Trevillet River has carved its way through the local Devonian slate forming the valley. This is the same river that flows through the...
Poldark Mine / Helston
Located in the picturesque Wendron Valley, close to Helston, Poldark Mine has free admission to the main site and offers something for all the family
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.