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.
Heartlands / Redruth
Redeveloped 19 acre site of one of Cornwall's most active and long running mines. Heartlands both celebrates the areas mining heritage with in situ exhibits and moves on, with landscaped gardens and an excellent adventure playground
The small Heritage Museum of Smuggling and Fishing is located in The Warren overlooking the fishing village's harbour. It is home to a fascinating collection of exhibits chronicling Polperro's history with particular reference to the two...
Cotehele House and Gardens / Saltash
Medieval house with superb collections of textiles, armour and furniture, set in extensive grounds
Tregrehan Garden / St Austell
Dramatic 20ha woodland garden created over the last 200 years by the Carlyon family, forming an exotic green gene bank of known source plants in a temperate rainforest
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.