45 Charming Dog Friendly Cottages in Cornwall

Have you ever explored Cornwall with your pets before? Believe it or not, there are more and more dog friendly cottages in Cornwall opening up across the coast as well as inland. It’s one of the most beautiful staycation spots for you and your pups to explore


Finding the Perfect Cornwall Pet Friendly Cottage

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Treneague, Cornwall

Discover a cosy romantic retreat, featuring a wet room, log burner, and Wi-Fi. Enjoy the charming lawned garden and explore nearby Padstow and Port Isaac.

Roserrow, Cornwall

Experience seclusion in this dog-friendly barn conversion. Relax by the wood burner, dine al fresco, and explore nearby Daymer Bay and Polzeath.

St Ives, Cornwall

Bask in the sea views from this stunning cottage. Enjoy the open plan layout, enclosed garden, and easy access to Carbis Bay and St Ives.

Liskeard, Cornwall

Admire breathtaking views from this romantic hideaway, complete with en-suite and patio. Explore walking trails and unwind with Smart TV entertainment.

Crackington Haven, Cornwall

Enjoy countryside charm in this working farm studio, featuring Wi-Fi and space for dogs. Book riding lessons for an unforgettable experience.

Bude, Cornwall

Delight in 5-star accommodation nestled in the heart of the countryside. Unwind in the garden with a private hot tub and explore Devon and Cornwall.

Calstock, Cornwall

Brooklands Cottage, Calstock: Indulge in modern comforts near two welcoming pubs. Enjoy the cosy double bedroom, open plan living area, and enclosed BBQ with a wood-fired pizza oven.

Looe, Cornwall

Experience privacy and tranquillity in this pet-friendly Cornish cottage. Savour the patio, wood burner, and bubbly relaxation.

Bude, Cornwall

Enjoy a modern beach holiday in this bungalow-style cottage. Access the internet and explore nearby beaches, shops, restaurants, and bars.

Looe, Cornwall

Ideal for large groups, this cottage offers ample space, a hot tub, football table, and nearby Deer Park Forest for memorable walks.

Carbis Bay, Cornwall

Immerse yourself in farm life, with a BBQ area, private garden, and nearby beach. Off-road parking is available.

Boscastle, Cornwall

A ground floor home perfect for couples and pets, featuring a double bedroom, smart TV, enclosed terrace, and parking for one car.

Portreath, Cornwall

Delight in this one-bedroom cottage, offering an en suite, open fire wood burner, and space for dogs. Fuel, power, and logs are included.

Tregavethan, Cornwall

Enjoy a romantic reverse-level cottage with underfloor heating, pizza oven for hire, and local produce on-site. Truro is just a short drive away.

St Ives, Cornwall

Welcome multiple dogs in this cosy space, featuring an safe garden, BBQ, and off-road parking. Discover local pubs, shops, and restaurants along the coastline.

Discover the Best of Cornwall with Your Dog

If you’re looking for great pet friendly cottages in Cornwall, but are unsure which ones to invest time and money in, keep reading! We’ve done the search for you.

We love bringing our pets along to explore Cornwall’s beautiful beaches and spectacular views. There’s nothing quite like having that fresh sea air in your lungs. Your four-legged friend will love it, too!

Check out our list above of Cornwall dog friendly accommodation to get the complete lowdown on what makes our favourite holiday cottages so worthy of your time and money! These are great pet friendly holiday homes you can head back to time and time again.

Affordable Cottages

If you are one for bargain some of the low cost Cornwall dog friendly holidays, listed here are the best around, providing an unforgettable experience for both you and your dog. There are always a great selection of pet friendly deals and special offers on cottage breaks if you search hard enough, you just have to keep your eyes peeled!

Exploring Cornwall with Your Dog

Cornwall stretches from Land’s End, the most westerly point of England, to Plymouth on the Devon border. Its coastline is over 400 miles long, and wherever you stay in this county, you’re never more than 20 miles from picturesque sea views. A large proportion of the Cornwall coastline allows dogs, but not all so be sure to check. There are plenty of dog friendly sites to check out, which includes indoor and outdoor holiday activities around Cornwall’s coast.

Holidays in Cornwall with dogs are a must, as you can choose from the endless list of things to do. Coastal walks, castle tours, and steam railways are all waiting for you here. Traditional Cornish fishing villages and towns have cobbled streets, fish restaurants and clotted cream teas in abundance. The holiday homes are short drives from the lively towns of Looe, Padstow, St Austell, St Ives and Port Issac which are filled with artisan shops, local museums and art galleries. For surfers, Fistral Beach in Newquay is the place to head when booking stays here, as it’s famous for its waves. Also, Port Isaac is a very popular holiday destination with access to lots of holiday lets. From beach to beach and town to town, there are tons of opportunities for many great dog friendly holiday experiences.

Discovering Famous Cornish Places

South West Coast Path

You will come across plenty of dog friendly beaches, pubs, cafés, and attractions along the 300-mile Cornish section of the South West Coastal Path, which takes in the outstanding natural beauty of both South and North Cornwall.

Long Sandy Beaches

All of Cornwall’s stunning beaches allow dogs, although some have seasonal restrictions. Stretching for miles, Perran Sands in North Cornwall is a dog’s delight, whilst Kennack Sands in South Cornwall is a sheltered family beach popular with surfers.

St Ives

Whether strolling along the Lambeth Walk beach, enjoying an ice cream at Willie Wallers or taking a boat trip, St Ives is the perfect day trip for dogs and their owners.

Lappa Valley Steam Railway

 Located just outside Newquay on the North Coast, you can enjoy traditional family fun at one of the best dog friendly attractions in the county.

World Famous Eden Project

Dogs are not allowed in the Biomes; however, you can explore the spectacular gardens with your canine companion. There’s even an undercover dining area where Fido can join you.

Lost Gardens

These beautiful gardens at Heligan are the perfect place to spend time with your dog, with miles of trails to explore together any time of the year.

Tintagel Castle

Dogs with a keen nose for history (and their owners) will love this magical castle in North Cornwall, where you can immerse yourself in history surrounded by an array of wildlife and stunning scenery.

Having an enclosed area may not seem like an important consideration when booking dog friendly accommodation in Cornwall. Still, it’s an important safety feature that gives extra peace of mind when holidaying with pets or children. 

Not only does it mean you don’t have to watch your canine companion like a hawk it can also provide an element of privacy.

Michelin star dining, secluded bays perfect for picnics, and deserted clifftop walks hand in hand, not to mention the most spectacular sunsets. Few places can beat a Cornwall stay when it comes to romantic destinations.

There are also ones with cosy woodburning stoves to curl up in front of with your partner and furry friend on chilly nights.

Unique Cabins, Lodges, and Quirky Holiday Homes

Cornwall has every sort of holiday accommodation you could imagine, including luxury beachside lodges and wooden log cabins in forest locations. We have a complete list of the best dog-friendly lodges and cabins dotted across Cornwall here.

Often, these dog friendly holiday lets are situated in a holiday park giving access to a range of facilities, including swimming pools, games rooms, spa and beauty treatments and bars and restaurants ideal for families.

Top Pet-Friendly Attractions in Cornwall

Cornwall is a fantastic destination for dog owners, boasting an array of pet-friendly attractions to make your holiday memorable.

The region offers numerous dog-friendly beaches, providing ample opportunities for your canine companion to frolic in the sand and surf. Some famous dog-friendly beaches include Perranporth, Watergate Bay, and Porthkidney Sands.

With miles of stunning coastline to explore, you and your dog will never run out of new places to discover.

Another highlight is the abundance of pet-friendly pubs, cafes and restaurants across Cornwall. As you explore the picturesque towns and villages, you’ll find many establishments eager to welcome your four-legged friend. In St Ives, you can enjoy a leisurely coffee at the welcoming Coast Coffee Bar, where dogs are treated to water bowls and biscuits.

Alternatively, you can stop for a hearty meal at The Ship Inn in Padstow, which offers a mouth-watering menu for you and your dog to enjoy.

As you venture further into Cornwall, you’ll be delighted by the variety of pet-friendly attractions, from scenic gardens like The Lost Gardens of Heligan to historic sites like Tintagel Castle.

With so many dog-friendly places to visit in Cornwall, it is the perfect destination for a fun-filled holiday with your beloved pet.

Top Rated Dog-Friendly Destinations in Cornwall

Cornwall is a haven for dog owners seeking both coastal and countryside adventures. With its diverse landscape and welcoming atmosphere, this enchanting region offers something for every dog lover. Some top-rated dog-friendly destinations in Cornwall are perfect for coastal getaways and idyllic countryside retreats.

Coastal Destinations:

  1. St Ives: This picturesque seaside town is famous for its golden sandy beaches and stunning turquoise waters. Outside the peak season, dogs are welcome on several beaches, including Porthmeor and Porthgwidden. Enjoy leisurely walks along the scenic coastal paths or indulge in the town’s thriving arts scene.
  2. Newquay: Known for its spectacular surf, Newquay is an excellent destination for beach holidays. Fistral Beach, Holywell Bay, and Crantock Beach are all dog-friendly year-round, ensuring your furry friend can accompany you on your adventures.

Countryside Retreats:

  1. Bodmin Moor: This expansive moorland offers you and your dog a peaceful retreat. With miles of walking trails, you can explore the wild beauty of Cornwall’s countryside. Discover fascinating historical sites like the ancient stone circles, and watch for the wild ponies that roam the moor.
  2. The Roseland Peninsula: This tranquil, unspoiled area offers a mix of picturesque countryside and a rugged coastline. Meander through quaint villages like St Mawes or explore hidden coves and beaches like Porthcurnick and Carne Beach. The Roseland Peninsula is the perfect destination for those seeking a serene escape with their canine companion.

Why not browse all of our, South West cottages for dogs on our county page.

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