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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…

  • Lusty Glaze Beach

    Lusty Glaze

    Lusty Glaze Rd
    TR7 3AE


    A private cove reserved for relaxing escapes complete with food, cocktails, music and watersports.

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  • coastal cliff trail

    Maer Cliff

    EX23 9EE

    A gentle walk across coastal cliffs provides visitors with panoramic sea views, areas of geological interest and the chance to spot migratory birds.

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  • Men-An-Tol


    TR20 8NU

    A small formation of stones believed to have formed in the Bronze Age that has the Cornish meaning ‘holed stone’ and is one of Cornwall’s most iconic natural landmarks.

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  • Menabilly Beach

    Menabilly Beach

    Unnamed Road
    United Kingdom
    PL24 2TN

    Tread in the footsteps of Daphne du Maurier and visit the beach that provided the setting of her most famous work.

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  • Woman picking up plant in garden centre

    Merry Harriers Garden Centre

    EX39 5QE

    01237 431611

    Merry Harriers Garden Centre and restaurant located in the heart of North Devon just a short distance from Bideford.

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  • Millook Haven Beach
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    Millook Haven Beach

    EX23 0DF

    Watersports enthusiasts will love this well-known surfing spot located just four miles from Bude.

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  • Mousehole village

    Mousehole Village


    A picturesque fishing village brimming with character and charm that will delight visitors at every turn.

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  • Mullion Cove Harbour
    Image Credits: Nilfanion - CC BY-SA 4.0

    Mullion Cove

    Nansmellyon Rd
    TR12 7ES

    01326 291174

    A rugged Victorian harbour sits in front of towering cliffs with views out to intriguing islands.

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  • Nanjizel Beach

    Nanjizal Beach

    St Just
    TR19 7AH

    Walkers will love the secluded sand and pebble delight of Nanjizal Beach, which enjoys a prime location at the end of a shallow valley.

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  • National Maritime Museum Cornwall

    TR11 3QY

    01326 313388

    With a wide range of interesting exhibitions and events, the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth is a fascinating, harbourside destination, perfect for the whole family.

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