Dog friendly cottages in Cornwall

Exploring Cornwall just wouldn’t be the same without a four-legged friend in tow. The craggy coves and miles of footpaths make this corner of the UK the perfect place for dog walking.

To help you make the most of your stay we have lots of dog-friendly cottages for you to choose from. Whether you want a cosy hideaway or a base from which to discover the best of Cornwall’s beaches, there’s no need for your dog to miss out on all the fun.

The exterior at Bohurrow Farm Cottage, Roseland, Cornwall

Bohurrow Farm Cottage, Roseland 

Bohurrow Farm is a doggy’s delight. This two-bedroom cottage has a large garden and is surrounded by fields and footpaths, so there’s plenty of exploring to be done. Why not follow the Coast Path along the Roseland Peninsula, or visit the dog-friendly beaches of Towan and Porthcurnick, perfect places to let your four-legged friend run free.

The exterior of West House, Lanteglos-by-Fowey, Cornwall

West House, Looe 

With an enclosed garden and sea views, this dog-friendly cottage is a perfect getaway. Set in a small cluster of cottages between Fowey and Looe, you and your pooch can enjoy the peaceful surroundings or venture into these bustling seaside towns. For a sandy saunter the nearby beach of Talland Bay allows dogs all year round.

The exterior of Nanceglos House, Penzance, Cornwall

Nanceglos House, Penzance 

Tucked away in a wooded clearing in the exotic Trengwainton Garden, this five-bedroom cottage can sleep two dogs and up to nine humans. As well as the 25-acres of Trengwainton, you’ll have your own large garden where you can all relax. Close by there’s the town of Penzance, St Michael’s Mount and the dog-friendly beach at Kenneggy Sands.

The exterior of Elm Cottage, Boscastle, Cornwall

Elm Cottage, Boscastle 

This Grade II listed cottage is nestled in the Valency Valley, with a river and footpaths right on the doorstep. Set off on a local walking trail and spot rare birds and butterflies, or just make a beeline for one of the surrounding beaches. When you’re done there’s an open fire, perfect for drying out soggy coats.

The exterior of Lower Pentire Barn, Helston, Cornwall

Lower Pentire Barn, Helston 

This cosy 18th-century barn conversion has room for two dogs and their owners. Looking out over the waters of Carminowe Creek, you can spot seabirds and buzzards from the garden. If you’re looking for something a little more lively then Porthleven has plenty to offer, not least a dog-friendly area to the eastern end of the beach.

The exterior and garden at Court, Falmouth, Cornwall

Court, Falmouth 

With the Coast Path running across the bottom of the garden, Court is a dog walker’s dream location. There’s a courtyard, a garden and beyond all this lie the hidden creeks of the Helford River. You’ll never tire of exploring but, should your paws need a rest, then in front of the wood burner is a good place to start.

The exterior of Honor's House, Zennor, Cornwall

Honor's House, St Ives 

If you and your pooch are after somewhere secluded then Honor’s House is perfect. At the end of a mile-long track in a peaceful valley, the only thing you’ll hear is the your furry companion. The Penwith Heritage Coast is on your doorstep so there are plenty of walking opportunities, and the dog-friendly Porthkidney Beach is just a short drive.

The exterior of Danescombe Cottage, Cotehele Estate, Danescombe Valley, Calstock, Cornwall

Danescombe Cottage, Calstock 

Danescombe Cottage is positioned in a quiet corner of the 800-year-old Cotehele estate, where you can soak up some history as you explore the grounds. Surrounded by trees and a network of footpaths you’ll never need to follow the same trail twice. Just a stick’s throw away is the River Tamar, which offers plenty more opportunities to lose the lead.

The exterior of Wood Cottage, Falmouth, Cornwall

Wood Cottage, Falmouth 

Perched in a glade on the edge of a wood with views of Helford Estuary, this cosy thatched cabin is straight out of a story book. This old apple store is perfect for a fairy-tale couple and their loyal companion. You can lose yourself in the romance of it all or head out on the Coast Path in search of adventure.

The exterior of The Canyack, Bosorne, Penzance, Cornwall

The Canyack, St Just 

Take your pup back in time with a stay at The Canyack. This former miner’s cottage was restored to award-winning standards, keeping all of its traditional 19th-century character. From the cottage a short walk takes you to not one, but two dog-friendly beaches. The surrounding 33 miles of Penwith Heritage Coast also present some great opportunities for walkies.