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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…

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    Carn Galver Engine House

    Carn Galver Engine House

    Visitors can immerse themselves in Cornwall’s rich mining history at the ruins of this 19th-century mine.  

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  • Bedruthan Steps

    Carnewas at Bedruthan Steps

    Carnewas at Bedruthan
    PL27 7UW

    01637 860563

    Blow off the cobwebs with a walk along this ruggedly beautiful stretch of coastal land and explore the legend of Bedruthan Steps.

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  • Carnglaze Caverns

    Carnglaze Caverns
    St Neot
    PL14 6HQ

    01579 320251

    Discover a piece of Cornwall’s important industrial heritage and learn how the skills and ingenuity of the miners changed the Industrial Revolution.

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  • Carvannel Downs

    Carvannel Downs
    R14 0HE

    Head to Carvannel Downs for breath-taking views and a legendary sea cave.

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  • Forest

    Carwinion Wood

    Carwinion Wood
    Carwinion Ln
    Mawnan Smith
    TR11 5JB

    Discover a diverse range of plants and trees as you stroll through Carwinion Wood, with everything from old oaks to ferns inhabiting this natural beauty spot.

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  • Churchtown Farm

    Churchtown Farm Nature Reserve
    PL12 4AS

    07866 430086

    Located on the edge of Saltash, this nature reserve is the ideal spot for peaceful walks and views of local rivers and creeks.

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  • Chygurno Garden

    1 Lamorna Cove
    Lamorna Penzance
    TR19 6XH

    01736 732153

    Guests will feel worlds away at this sub-tropical garden carved into a cliff edge overlooking the stunning Larmona Cove.

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  • Chysauster Ancient Village

    New Mill
    TR20 8XA


    A Romano-British settlement where visitors can explore the remains of the homes originally occupied by settlers almost 2,000 years ago.

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  • Cottage Garden

    Clovelly Court Gardens

    Clovelly Court Gardens
    EX39 5SY

    01237 431200

    Visit this award-winning kitchen garden growing everything from flowers to fruits and take homegrown treats with you from the little shed shop.

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    Compass Point

    Compass Point
    EX23 8SE

    Walk from Bude town to this Victorian storm tower made from Cornish granite and take in coastal views along the way.  

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