Handpicked Cottages to Rent
Falmouth is a jewel in the Cornish coast, and it stands to reason that plenty of us look to take our dogs down here for fun on the sand. To help you make that perfect break away, we’ve lined up the best dog friendly cottages in Falmouth ready for you to book right now.
A lovingly restored barn building with gorgeous vaulted ceilings and exposed timber beams, this is a bright and welcoming retreat for couples to explore the picturesque Lizard Peninsula. Enjoy BBQs on the enclosed lawn, and dine outside in the peaceful country air.
With spectacular views of the Cornish countryside and room for up to 5 dogs alongside 4 guests, this is the ideal spot for animal lovers to venture out with their pets and drink in the natural beauty of The Lizard, Britain’s most southerly location, before curling up by the fire.
This bright and inviting property offers a stylish base of operations for families of up to 4 to soak in the rural charm of Cornwall. Enjoy evenings in the enclosed garden, with loads of room for the kids to play, and venture into the waterside town of Penryn for its historical sights.
With far-stretching views of Falmouth Bay, this quaint cottage provides modern comforts and luxurious furnishings for families of up to 6 and 2 dogs. With both the coast and the countryside easily accessible from this spot, there’s loads to do in the immediate area.
This large and beautiful barn conversion combines traditional charm with the comfort of modern design, with a warm and inviting living space that can comfortably house 8. Enjoy relaxing in front of the wood-burner after exploring the country and coast of Cornwall.
Situated on the edge of an idyllic stream and with access to a local holiday site with a pool, jacuzzi, gym and children’s play area, this is a great spot for families of up to 6 to escape. Enjoy relaxing in the sunny garden or wandering down to the coast for the fresh sea breeze.
Just a short drive from Helford River, and its many sporting and leisure activities, this beautiful barn conversion is ideal for larger families of up to 6 and 5 pets to explore the natural beauty of rural Cornwall. Enjoy relaxing evenings in the garden and unwinding in the cosy lounge.
A beautiful traditional cottage with three bedrooms and one bathroom. It has a utility room with a washing machine and a wood burner with logs provided. Outside is a large enclosed garden and a barbecue. Head to the sandy beaches at Carne and Pendower both within four miles.
A terrific family property with three bedrooms, one double, and two twins. There is one family bathroom and an en suite shower room, as well as a TV in each bedroom. Outside is a barbecue and ample parking. Visit the Cornish Seal Sanctuary nearby in the small town of Gweek.
This large holiday home has four bedrooms and three bathrooms with a welcome pack on arrival. There’s also a games room with table football and table tennis. Why not explore Pendennis Castle, which is within eight miles or the gardens at the National Trust site Trelissick.
We’ve spent years enjoying south Cornwall’s beaches with our pets, and we can safely say Falmouth is a firm favourite of ours. As you can see from our guide, there are lots of lovely properties and pet friendly cottages in Falmouth that get you closer to the seaside fun.
Whether you are looking for a superb single-storey property, a one-bedroom apartment, or a sizeable detached property with its own courtyard garden and patio furniture, what’s on offer down here might surprise you. We’ve found some of the absolute best properties down here. Whether you’re desperate for an exclusive complex packed with facilities or somewhere simple with an enclosed garden, Falmouth has plenty of choice. No two period cottages are ever the same, either!
Falmouth is absolutely one of Cornwall’s most celebrated coastal communities, an absolutely glorious location that combines seaside fun with medieval fortresses and occasional countryside strolls. There’s little wonder why so many dog lovers choose to take their pets down to the south Cornish coast.
Many people head down towards Falmouth for the views – and we can’t say we blame them. Ideally located for breezy seaside walks and stays, the town centre is full of character and you’ll find a huge harbour scene nearby. There are also plenty of dog friendly places to stay in Falmouth.
There are plenty of dog friendly things to do down in Falmouth. Pet-friendly accommodation down in Falmouth is full of character, and thankfully, never too hard to find. A fully equipped modern house close to Falmouth provides you with somewhere safe and cosy to keep coming back to.
After a long day of exploring Falmouth Bay and local countryside walks and coastal stretches, it makes sense that you’d need somewhere calming to head back to. After a long boat trip or two or a trip to a local restaurant serving up local catches of the day, heading home to a tranquil retreat makes perfect sense! Falmouth is full of little surprises – you could be walking around an idyllic countryside location one day, and exploring deep, hidden coves the next.
We highly recommend you explore wider Falmouth as much as you can – from boat trips in and out of the bay to walks along the stunning Swanpool Beach; there’s also plenty on offer nearby from the National Trust (Trelissick Gardens, for example). Check out the Falmouth dog friendly cottages above and secure yourself your own slice of south Cornish paradise.
Planning a trip to a quiet rural location or two while looking for dog friendly accommodation in Falmouth? Polgwidden Beach is a bit of a hidden gem with a lot of wartime history behind it. It backs onto some glorious coastal villages and the fantastic views are sure to make for some memorable strolls with your pets.
While you may wish to start exploring southern Cornwall for the tourist locations, it makes sense to check out the quieter spots like Falmouth too!
Pendennis Castle, nestled deep in the heart of Falmouth, dogs and their owners are more than welcome to come and take a look around one of Henry VIII’s most favoured haunts. Take a look over the rolling countryside hills as well as the breathtaking coast from this epic fortress facade.
If you’re the sort of holidaymaker that loves to learn, you can do far worse than scale the stunning castle. Take a break from the beaches at Falmouth Bay!
Trebah Gardens offer a plethora of absolutely stunning waterside walks; all backed with colourful flora and wildlife. It’s something of a little slice of paradise in an idyllic rural setting – and you won’t have to travel too far out of Falmouth to enjoy wandering around.
Best of all, dogs are always welcome here. Just make sure you clip the lead on and keep an eye on your pup as you trail the wonderful, wild scenery.
Explore Falmouth’s harbour, the local beaches, nature reserves and more. As you can see from the above with our holiday cottages in Falmouth for dogs, there’s plenty to keep you occupied – and our picks only provide the tip of the iceberg.
We hope you find that perfect Falmouth holiday with your pets – let our guide be an introduction to a Cornish idyll that’s always full of surprises. Some of Cornwall’s best pet friendly retreats are popular all year round, so take advantage.