Thinking of holidaying in Cornwall? We can’t think of a better place. With a mild climate, wild moorland, pretty seaside towns and villages, and some of the best beaches in the UK, it’s the perfect getaway for the whole family (including the dog – all those sandy beaches!). Here is our guide to the best dog-friendly accommodation in Cornwall.
Kernow View is a pet-friendly holiday home in the peaceful village of Carnon Downs. Sleeping four people, the house has two bedrooms, three bathrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen with an open plan dining area, and a cosy lounge. Enjoy far reaching views of the surrounding countryside from the patio. Onsite facilities include an indoor and outdoor pool, gym, squash and table tennis. Click here to find out more about Kernow View.
Also on the same site at Carnon Downs is Gallery View, a beautiful home which offers a peaceful place to relax. There are two bedrooms, two bathrooms, an open plan kitchen and dining area, and a cosy living space with floor to ceiling windows. Onsite facilities include an indoor and outdoor pool, gym, squash and table tennis. Cornwall’s north and south coasts are only a short drive away, so it’s the perfect base for exploring. Click here to find out more about Gallery View.
This homely holiday cottage is set on the beautiful East Thorne resort close to the seaside town of Bude. It’s the perfect place to relax after a day in the outdoors, blending contemporary living with a laidback feel. The cottage has two bedrooms, one bathroom, a modern kitchen and dining area, and an open plan sitting area complete with a log burner. There is plenty of space for kids and dogs in the shared garden, which comes with a campfire, adventure playground and patio furniture ideal for alfresco dining. Click here to find out more about Cranny Cottage.
Pengelly Farmhouse B&B
Situated in the rural countryside just outside Truro, Pengelly Farmhouse is an ideal base for exploring Cornwall. This traditional Victorian farmhouse is just a small B&B, but offers a big welcome. There are two ensuite double rooms on offer, complete with luxurious bed linen and towels, tea and coffee making facilities, TV and toiletries. Guests have access to a dining room and drawing room with a log burner, as well as a cottage garden and paddock where dogs can run around in.
Set in the lovely seaside town of St Ives, Saltwater B&B is a six bedroom accommodation just a few minutes stroll to the Blue Flag Porthmeor Beach. With most rooms boasting sea views, the rooms have ensuite bathrooms, tea and coffee making facilities, free wifi and flat screen TV. One of the rooms is dog friendly, and you can bring up to two dogs with you. There’s also a park opposite the B&B which is perfect for exercise.
Elysian Fields B&B
Elysian Fields is a luxury B&B between Helston and Penzance, set in an AONB. There are four rooms to choose from, one of which is a large family room which can sleep up to four people. All the rooms come with tea and coffee making facilities, small fridge, mini bar, flat screen TVs and free wifi. The B&B also has a small bar area and large guest lounge where breakfast is served.
The Jamaica Inn provides a relaxing and comfortable night’s sleep in both the original 1750’s part of this coaching inn and in the newer wing. In the morning enjoy a full English breakfast included in all room rates. Whilst the character and charm of the old parts of the Inn – the olde worlde bars, some restaurant areas and the ‘old rooms’ 3 to 12 – have been carefully preserved, a recently built new wing now provides contrastingly modern bedrooms with breath-taking views over the moor. In total there are now 36 bedrooms and suites. See more about the Jamaica Inn here.
Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate
Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate is a stunning coastal retreat with direct access to a private, 25 acre Blue Flag beach. Set within tropical gardens, there are a range of luxurious rooms and suites in the main house, beach lodges and family suites. Most of the rooms have views of the bay, and come complete with everything you need for a comfortable stay. Relax on the seaview terrace, take a dip in the outdoor swimming pool or enjoy a treatment at the spa. If you’re a foodie, there are three restaurants to enjoy on the Estate.
Talland Bay Hotel
Set in two acres of gardens, Talland Bay Hotel is located right by the sea. Situated near Looe and Polperro, it’s in a fantastic place to explore the Cornish coast. The hotel offers luxury seaview rooms to garden suites, each one unique in their design and furnished to a high standard. Almost all the rooms are dog-friendly. There are two dining options, whether it’s a light lunch in the conservatory or fine dining in the double AA Rosette restaurant. Dogs are even allowed in the brasserie style restaurant.
Trelawne Manor Holiday Park
Trelawne Manor Holiday Park is set in the beautiful seaside town of Looe. The park offers a mix of caravan holiday accommodation, holiday apartments and lodges, with some of the caravans and lodges being pet-friendly. The park’s facilities include a toddler pool, play area, heated indoor pool, tennis court, restaurant, cafe, shop, live entertainment, kids’ entertainment and activities. Click here to find out more about Trelawne Manor Holiday Park.
Carvynick Holiday Park
Nestled in tranquil surroundings, Carvynick Holiday Park is a great base for exploring Cornwall, with Newquay only six miles away and Truro a 15 minute drive. As well as 30 self-catering holiday cottages, the park also offers 50 fully serviced hard standing pitches. Facilities include two shower blocks with individual showers, washing up area, fridges and freezers, a laundry room, wifi and an onsite bar and restaurant.
This is a unique glamping experience in the wilderness of Bodmin. Eyl is a geodome with a king sized four poster bed, a sofa bed for two, a fully equipped kitchen, a bathroom with a tub and a cosy wood burning stove. From the cosy geodome you can hike across the moors, visit the ruins of Tintagel and explore miles of the coastal path. There is space for two pets from £25 per pet per stay.
Fern Leaf Roundhouse
Fern Leaf Roundhouse is the perfect retreat for couples or families looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The light and airy cabin has two bedrooms, one bathroom, a wood burning stove, and an open plan living and dining area. There is also an outdoor area with a hot tub, barbecue and patio with furniture. Pets are welcome with a charge of £25 per pet/week. Click here to find out more about Fern Leaf Roundhouse.
Western Meadows Glamping
Western Meadows Glamping is a unique experience for those who love camping, but like a little bit of luxury as well. The three safari tents are situated in a very peaceful and tranquil setting allowing our guests the chance to unwind, relax and enjoy nature at its very best. This accommodation is dog friendly as well as having access to a wonderful wood fired hot tub to enjoy the beautiful scenery. Learn more about what Western Meadows Glamping has to offer here.