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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…

  • Spit Beach Par

    Spit Beach Par

    S W Coast Path
    PL24 2BP

    A small sandy beach facing south into St Austell Bay where visitors can enjoy peace and tranquillity away from the crowds.

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  • St Agnes Heritage Coast

    St Agnes Heritage Coast

    7 Beachfield Ct
    TR18 4NQ

    An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty situated on Cornwall’s north coast with spectacular beaches and walks.

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  • St Anthony Head, Truro

    St Anthony Head

    Military Rd
    TR2 5HA


    A place of historic importance with spectacular views from the tip of the Roseland peninsula taking in the Fal estuary.

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  • St Clement And Malpas Walk

    St Clement and Malpas Circular Walk

    Malpas Rd
    United Kingdom
    TR1 1SG

    An easy circular walk of just under four miles passing a medieval church and two rivers.

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  • St Columb Major to St Mawgan Feature

    St Columb Major to St Mawgan

    Unnamed Road
    St Columb Major
    Saint Columb
    TR9, UK

    An easy to moderate walk of around six and a half miles, passing through a historic town and village.

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  • St George's Cove

    St George’s Cove

    St George's Cove
    PL28 8AF

    The closest beach to Padstow Harbour is surrounded by lush greenery and overlooks the Camel Estuary.

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  • St Ives, a popular seaside town

    St Ives Harbour

    Wharf Rd
    Saint Ives
    TR26 1LH

    The bustling harbour of one of Cornwall’s most popular towns where visitors can dine, relax and watch boats come and go.

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  • Tin Mine in Cornwall

    St Just Mining District (UNESCO)

    St Just Mining District (UNESCO)
    St Just
    TR20 8PX

    Clifftop engine houses perched high above the Atlantic a stone’s throw from Land’s End where visitors can discover Cornwall’s mining heritage.

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  • St Nectan’s Glen

    St Nectan’s Glen

    PL34 0BG

    01840 779538

    An enchanting wooded area in Tintagel with three stunning natural waterfalls that was unsurprisingly awarded an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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  • st michael's mount

    St. Michael’s Mount

    St Michael's Mount

    01736 710265

    The rocky tidal island linked to the town of Marazion is home to a medieval church, castle and picturesque harbour that visitors can tour and discover more about the island’s vivid history.

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