Pet-Friendly Holidays Cornwall
For the best possible hound holiday, we've put together some of the best pet-friendly cottages and hotels for your Cornish break. Head to any popular destination in Cornwall, and you'll have the choice of the best dog-friendly hotels that the area has to offer. Cornwall has some superb dog walking areas, including the South West Coast path which takes you past Land's End, the Lizard peninsula and some beautiful beaches.
- St Just, EnglandCobi’s Cape Cottage is a delightful cottage within walking distance of the main square in St Just where guests will find a vibrant atmosphere, a supermarket, fresh fruit and veg, bakers, butchers, art galleries, tea rooms and cafés plus three pubs all serving great food and local ales.
This mid terrace property boasts stunning sea views to the front and a pretty front garden where guests can unwind and relax after a busy day exploring. There is a fully enclosed patio area to the rear.
The cottage has three first floor bedrooms, including a front room with sea views and a kingsize bed, a rear double bedroom and a bunk bedroom. There is also a bathroom with shower over bath. The light and spacious fully-equipped kitchen with a dining area is ideal for rustling up a family meal or hearty breakfast, while the living room boasts a cosy wood burner.
Perfectly located for exploring the delights of Cape Cornwall, just 1¼ miles away, with its rugged coastline and endless coastal paths and walks. The area is famous for its association with the Poldark TV series and its heritage and mining history.
The property is just a short drive to Sennen Cove with its wide sandy beach and surfing haven. The Minack open air theatre is a must see with the ocean as a backdrop and views over Porthcurno beach. A number of quaint villages and harbours can be found at Mousehole and Newlyn, and the sea faring town of Penzance is close by.
The area is popular for walking, windsurfing, surfing, swimming, cycling, pony trekking and golf, with Cape Cornwall golf course just a mile down the lane. The area attracts artists throughout the year and offers a number of wonderful local galleries and studios to peruse. Beach 4½ miles. Shop, pub and restaurant ¼ mile.£76From price per night based on 7 night stay
- St Just, EnglandLocated at the end of a long private drive, these two stunning, eco-friendly barn conversions enjoy an elevated position with views over rolling countryside on the outskirts of St Just. Each detached property is set all on one level and have been converted to a good standard, featuring a private lawned garden with patio area, perfect for al fresco dining.
Guinea fowls roam nearby and peacocks strut within the gardens surrounding the neighbouring owners’ farmhouse. Both The Hen House (ref UK12928) and The Perch (ref UK12929) boast a cosy wood burner, perfect for cosying up on chilly nights, as well as spacious open plan living spaces, giving a light and airy feel. The Perch offers an idyllic getaway for small families, while The Henhouse is the perfect retreat for couples, offering a private wood-fired tub!
St Just has a lively square with some wonderful individual shops including supermarket, butchers, bakers, greengrocers and an array of individual art galleries and small craft shops. If you don’t want to cook, there are some lovely tea rooms and local pubs serving great local ales and food.
This is the ideal location for exploring this wonderful part of Cornwall with its mining heritage, most recently a back drop for the TV series ‘Poldark’. Visit the lovely Cot Valley in Cape Cornwall, with its rolling landscape, rugged coastline and access to miles of scenic coastal paths. Cape Cornwall Golf club is open to non- members and makes for a great day out for enthusiasts.
Take a short drive to Lands’ End or the beautiful white sandy beach and harbour at Sennen Cove, a popular spot with surfers and those who love the beach. Take the scenic coastal drive from Pendeen to St Ives across stunning moorland, passing the small village of Zennor with its tales of mermaids, an ancient church and a charming local pub.
Be sure to visit the Minack open air theatre, built directly into the cliff face with the ocean as a backdrop. A short drive to Penzance or the historic town of Marazion are great options also, where you can pop over to the small island of St Michaels Mount. Alternatively take a day trip to the beautiful Isles of Scilly by air from nearby Lands’ End Airport, or via the small walk-on ferry from Penzance. Beach 3¾ miles. Shop, pub and restaurant ½ mile.
These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 6 guests.£66From price per night based on 7 night stay
- St Just, EnglandWelcome to Distant Lights. As the name suggests, this is what you see at night, situated in a quiet rural location, surrounded by countryside and sea views, the lighthouse in the distance it is a magical place. Set in Trewllard Cliff, in the village of St Just in the Southwest of Cornwall, 8 miles from Lands’ End.
This one-bedroom property has been finished to a high standard to provide a comfortable home for home and is a wonderful retreat for couples and their four-legged friends. Miles of coastal walks are on the doorstep and the bus stop is at the end of the road, so you do not even need to take your car. The village is within walking distance, as is a dog friendly pub offering amazing food, there is a tapas bar open Thursday and Friday during the summer, well worth booking. The local supermarket opens late, great if you want any last-minute supplies.
Home to Poldark Mine and where Rosamind Pilcher based her books, the area is steeped in history. Trewellard Cliff is ½ mile away from Levant mine, and a lovely stroll along a quiet road allows you to view the stunning scenery and admire the impressive remains. To visit the mine and restored 1840s Beam Engine, the last engine running on steam, you need to book a guided tour although it is free to walk around the area. You can also walk to Geever Tin Mine along the costal path and visit the museum. Whilst you are here why not explore the National Trust Cape Cornwall coast paths? Look out for seals and dolphins, or spend a day in the harbour village of St Ives, walking along the cobbled streets, looking at the shops and galleries.
Penzance town is another working harbour, great for picking up local fish and shellfish for your supper. Steeped in history with beautiful gardens, Dylan Thomas was married here. You don’t really need to go far, just sit back and enjoy the wonderful view and the peaceful surroundings, watch the fantastic skies at night, or curl up with a good book. The owner is happy to dog sit for guests, and dogs are welcome at £25 per booking.£96From price per night based on 7 night stay
- St Just, EnglandThe apartment itself is ground floor, but the views from inside are truly outstanding. There is an open plan living-dining room and kitchen, all with those unbelievable views. There are also two ample and tastefully decorated bedrooms and a family bathroom. The apartment has its own dedicated parking space.
The majestic vista from Mor View of giant Atlantic rollers crashing onto the Brisons, two rock islands about a mile out to sea, can be totally hypnotic. Gaze past the spray and in the distance are the Scilly Islands, some 28 miles off lands end. At night Wolf Rock lighthouse and the loom of Bishops Rock off the Scillies reassure mariners of their course. Mor View has the most dramatic section of the South West coastal path on its doorstep. It is an easy drive to the ancient town of Penzance and the artists favourite of St. Ives, spiritual St. Michael’s Mount or, of course, the wealth of beautiful sandy beaches, coves and headlands. Cape Cornwall Golf Club is 50m away which has an 18-hole golf course.
Cape Cornwall, England’s only Cape, rears 229 feet out of the Atlantic and offers spectacular views over the Western Approaches and Land’s End. The National Trust acquired the Cape in 1987 to protect the area and its rare flora and fauna. Ornithologists can spot Cornish choughs, peregrine falcons, sparrow hawks and many other sea birds. Sheltered Priest’s Cove, with its rocky beach and sea pool, is within 5 minutes walking distance and is still used by local fishermen. Beach 5⅓ miles.£65From price per night based on 7 night stay
- St Just, EnglandStone Farm Cottage is a beautifully presented granite cottage with rolling rural views derelict tin mine engine houses dot the landscape and there are magnificent sea views from the top of the garden. A small stream trickles through the garden and there is access to a shared (with the owners) covered swimming pool which is heated and available from the beginning of June until the beginning of September.
Inside is a stylishly decorated, open plan living space with doors leading to the garden, original beams, and a cosy wood burner to warm you up after a day exploring the dramatic coastal scenery or checking out the surf. The well-equipped kitchen area is a joy to cook in, why not take you holiday feast outside and dine al fresco or fire up the BBQ on a beautiful summer evening. To one side of the living space is the master bedroom with kingsize bed and en-suite wet room. At the other end is the utility room and family bathroom, leading through to the twin bedroom with plenty of built in storage.
Bojewyan is a small settlement to the east of Pendeen which is famous for its industrial heritage. Pendeen village has a general store and Post office and there are four local pubs serving food. Three of these, as well as a takeaway fish and chip shop and a Spanish tapas restaurant, are all within a 2-minute drive or a 10-minute walk from the property.
The St Just area has a rich mining history and has now been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and is also in one of the twelve Cornish Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Pendeen Lighthouse and the secluded Portheras Cove and beach are a mile to the north. The coastline in this part of Cornwall is simply outstanding and the road from St Ives to St Just is possibly the most scenic drive in the county. Beach 1¾ miles.£88From price per night based on 7 night stay
- St Just, EnglandWelcome to Hafod, a beautiful Victorian house with panoramic sea views and within walking distance to the town of St Just, the nearest village to Land’s End. You don’t need to go far as you have a variety of shops including a supermarket, a gallery, tea rooms and cafés, plus three pubs, as well as a free public car park in the village. You can leave the car and catch the local buses; you may find this easier in peak summer as you won’t have to worry about parking!
The property has stunning sea views at the front of the property, and at the rear is a private courtyard which leads to the parking area. On the first floor are three bedrooms and the family bathroom with rainfall shower, whilst downstairs the living room again has a cosy wood burner and also boasts sea views. The large dining area leads to a well-equipped modern kitchen with access to the private garden. For those not wanting to eat out, you will find everything you need to rustle up a homely meal - you just need to decide if you want to eat al fresco or sit around the large table.
This is an ideal location to explore the rugged coastline of Cape Cornwall. The coastal paths and walks have remnants of the tin mining that was produced in the area. Geever Tin Mine in Pendeen is 2¾ miles away, well worth a visit, and is surrounded by fantastic scenery and coastal walks. Whilst you are here you can also visit the Pendeen Lighthouse. Just over 6 miles away is Land’s End, which is a brilliant day out for all ages. It’s the most westerly point of the UK and home to the famous signpost, John O’ Groats to Land’s End. Dogs on leads are welcome here, but not allowed in the indoor attractions. Five miles away is Sennen Cove, popular with families as the beach has a gentle slope and rock pools as well as being the most westerly point for surfers. It has a seasonal dog ban, but around the corner is Gwynver Beach which is dog friendly and much quieter. Just over 8 miles away is the stunning beach of Porthcurno, with turquoise water and white sand surrounded by cliffs making this one of the most beautiful beaches. Suitable for surfers and experienced swimmers only, due to the steep shelving, and not suitable for people with mobility issues since the trek down to the beach is accessed along a coastal path which is steep. If you are a fan of the TV series ‘Poldark’ you will be familiar with the landscapes, as there is a lot of history in the area including folk tales of witches at Kenidjack and piskies leading mortals astray. There is so much to do walking, surfing, cycling, water sports and pony trekking, if you play golf bring your clubs and have a game Cape Cornwall golf course a mile down the lane. Artists are drawn to the area throughout the year, and you will find local galleries and studios in the area. Whatever you choose to do, come back to Haford and either curl up in front of the wood burner or sit outside watching the amazing skies while you plan your adventures for the next day. Beach 1¼ miles. Pub and restaurant 530 yards.£119From price per night based on 7 night stay