Dog-friendly places in Cornwall
Explore Cornwall's dog-friendly open countryside and beaches, on miles of winding woodland and coastal pathways – both on and off the lead.
There's a huge variety of places for you to visit together. Discover some of the best gardens and parks to walk your dog in Cornwall.
There are over 900 acres of historic countryside to explore with your dog at Lanhydrock, near Bodmin.
The dog-friendly estate at Trelissick has parkland, woodland, shoreline and water to enjoy, near Truro.
There are miles of paths and loads of space for your dog to stretch their legs at Cotehele, near Saltash.
The estate near Helston covers around 500 acres and includes woodland, fields, open countryside and the garden.
Your dog can enjoy 25 acres of garden with winding wooded paths leading up to a grassy terrace with sea views at Trengwainton, near Penznace.
Wooded country around Cornwall's largest natural lake, near Helston, leading to a pebble beach. Penrose has dog-friendly woodland tracks, stretches of coastline and open parkland.
Waymarked walks that take in woodland, the South West Coast Path, secluded stony paths and dog-friendly beaches around Glendurgan, near Falmouth
Pentire is a two pawprint rated place. Bring your dog to this stretch of Cornish coastline for fresh-air fun, with lots of walks to choose from, perfect for four paws (and two legs).
Under-control dogs are welcome at Sandymouth. Find out more about planning a visit here with your four-legged friend, including details of the Canine Code. Sandymouth is a two pawprint rated place.
This wild and quiet Cornish landscape east of the Fowey Estuary is a long stretch of unspoilt coast loved by dog walkers.
This large shingly beach is a great spot for paddling and picnicking. The climb back up is easier with four legs than two, but well worth it.
Carnewas at Bedruthan is a two pawprint rated place. Dogs are welcome at Carnewas and Bedruthan. Here are some top tips if you are planning a visit with your dog.
Crantock Beach is a one pawprint rated place, and a great place for a walk with your dog. Take a look at these top tips to make the most of your visit.
Holywell and the surrounding coast offers you a haven of beaches, common land and coastline to explore with your dog.
If you’re bringing your dog to the places we care for, here’s information on the Canine Code and pawprint rating system to plan your visit.
Help to look after National Trust places by observing a few simple guidelines during your visit and following the Countryside Code.