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Things to do in Cornwall with Dogs

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Uncover the top things to do in Cornwall with dogs

Cornwall is an incredibly popular location for a dog-friendly break, and it’s easy to see why! With over 148 dog-friendly beaches, 412 walking trails and a wealth of attractions, you’ll never be short of things to do in Cornwall with your dog.

Want to treat your pooch to a sandy walk along the coast? Be sure to head to some of the best beaches the county has to offer, such as Porthkidney Beach which allows dogs year round and Pedn Vounder Beach with its cliff-top walks.

Dog-friendly attractions in Cornwall

You’ll be surprised at the sheer number of dog-friendly attractions in Cornwall! From the Eden Project to the Bodmin & Wenford Railway, you can really enjoy a unique day out together.

On a sunny day, you can look forward to venturing to one of the many dog-friendly places in Cornwall too, including Loe Bar and Lizard Point.

Find out more dog-friendly things to do in Cornwall below…

  • Bamaluz Beach

    Bamaluz Beach

    Wheal Dream
    St Ives
    TR26 1PR

    Nestled between St Ives harbour and Porthgwidden beach, this hidden gem offers visitors a peaceful haven for dog walking, paddling and boat watching.

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  • Bantham Beach

    Bantham Beach

    Bantham Beach
    TQ7 3AN

    01548 560897

    Situated in the designated South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and boasting a Blue Flag, this is the perfect spot for family beach days.

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  • Becky Falls
    Image Credits: Nigel Cox(CC BY-SA 2.0)

    Becky Falls Dartmoor

    Becky Falls Ancient Woodland Park
    Newton Abbot
    TQ13 9UG

    01647 221259

    Visitors can explore the walks and waterfalls at Devon’s top beauty spot as well as indulge in snacks and cakes at the on-site café.

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    Bissoe Valley Nature Reserve

    TR4 8RA


    An old Cornish mine turned nature reserve, visitors can view this fine example of creative conservation work while spotting rarely seen butterflies.

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  • Bodinnick Ferry

    Bodinnick Ferry

    PL23 1LX

    01726 870232

    Take a trip on the friendly Bodinnick Ferry, which is accessible to cars, bikes, mini busses and foot passengers and explore the surrounding Cornish towns and beautiful sea views.

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  • Summer Park

    Boscawen Park

    Malpas Rd
    TR1 1SG


    Families will adore Truro’s favourite play park. With play equipment, safe spaces to run and scoot as well as tennis courts and football pitches, it’s the perfect place to get active.

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  • Bossiney, St Nectan's Glen and Rocky Valley

    Bossiney, St Nectan’s Glen and Rocky Valley

    PL34 0AX

    Explore woodland, a waterfall and coastal views on this moderately challenging walk from Bossiney to Rocky Valley.

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  • Bluebell wood

    Bosveal National Trust

    near Mawnan Smith
    TR11 5JR

    01326 252020

    Discover woodland valleys, secluded coves and the sheltered shores of the Helford River at Bosveal.

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    Bre-Pen National Trust

    Bre-pen Farm
    Mawgan Porth
    TR8 4AL

    Follow the southwest coast path to Bre-Pen, a working National Trust farm where animals roam and the views are spectacular.

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  • Cadson Bury
    Image Credits: Tony Atkin(CC BY-SA 2.0)

    Cadson Bury Hill Fort National Trust

    Cadson Bury Hill Fort National Trust
    St Ives
    PL17 7HL

    Complete this hill walk to the Iron Age univallate hillfort at its peak and panoramic woodland views.  

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