5 Unforgettable Dog Friendly Retreats in Cornwall

Experience the Ultimate Getaway with Your Beloved Canine Companion!

Imagine embarking on a vacation where you never have to leave your furry friend behind. Bringing your dog along on holiday opens up a world of delightful experiences and countless benefits for both you and your four-legged companion. 

Escape to enchanting Cornwall with your beloved canine company, for an ultimate seaside escape with Cornish Gems. Discover the historic fishing village of Mousehole, the panoramic sea views of Casa Bella in St. Ives, the peaceful ambience of Sanderling in Padstow, and the riverside luxury of Rosilian Hall in Falmouth. Embrace the joy of exploring dog friendly beaches, savouring local delights at charming cafes and pubs, and creating cherished memories in Cornwall's breathtaking landscapes. Your dog friendly holiday in Cornwall promises an unforgettable experience for the whole family.

man on beach with his dogWhy take your dog on holiday?

Taking your dog on holiday allows for an unparalleled level of companionship and bonding. No more longing glances and sad goodbyes as you leave them behind. Instead, picture the excitement in their eyes as they join you on an adventure, exploring new places and sharing unforgettable moments together.

In this article, you will discover a multitude of dog-friendly accommodations and destinations Cornish Gems hosts that cater to their needs. There are plenty of options around Cornwall that are tailored to create a comfortable and welcoming environment for your furry friend.

dog friendly holiday home cornwall Pictured Sandlering Padstow - Dog friendly accommodation 

Cornish Gems offer a luxurious collection of dog friendly properties Many include outdoor dog showers to wash off muddy paws... and the rest, after muddy walks and cosy fireplaces to curl up in front of and have a snooze after a day well spent running and playing at the beach.

Explore the stunning county of Cornwall with your furry companion by your side. Cornish Gems offers a collection of extraordinary properties that will truly enchant you and your dog. Em-bark on an unforgettable adventure as you discover some of the most amazing destinations Cornwall has to offer.

 1. Meadows Nest

St. Agnes | Perranporth | Callestick

meadows nest eco retreat callestick cornwallSleeps 2 | Bedroom 1 | Bathroom 1 | Allows 1 Dog

Meadow's Nest is a picturesque and romantic retreat, perfect for couples or solo travellers seeking an idyllic getaway with their furry companion. Tucked away in the serene countryside, this cosy hideaway is located just a stone's throw from Callestick village and farm, offering the opportunity for leisurely country walks and delightful visits to savour the locally made ice cream.

For beach lovers, a short car ride will take you to Perranporth, a dog friendly beach that welcomes your four legged friend all year round.

Meadow's Nest is more than just a retreat; it's an eco-conscious haven where rustic chic fittings and furniture come together to tell a captivating story. Indulge in relaxation by immersing yourself in the inviting copper bath, while enjoying sweeping views of rolling fields and an uninterrupted sky.

At Meadow's Nest, you'll find the perfect balance of tranquillity, natural beauty, and comfort, making it an ideal haven for an unforgettable escape.

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2. Rosilian Hall 

Flushing | Falmouth | Helford rosillian hall flushing

Sleeps 20 | Bedroom 10 | Bathroom 6 | Allows 3 Dogs

Nestled along the banks of the River Fal, just a stone's throw from the vibrant town of Falmouth, this extraordinary residence offers an unparalleled experience.

From the moment you set foot inside, this remarkable home seamlessly combines timeless charm and spacious elegance with modern comfort and luxury. Designed to accommodate up to 20 guests, it promises an opulent coastal getaway like no other.

nice kitchen

During the day, you can explore the expansive gardens with your furry companions and make your way to the private beach, immersing yourself in the natural beauty that surrounds you. As evening falls, gather your loved ones in one of the many entertainment areas, creating cherished memories together.

For those seeking a touch of elegance, Rosilian Hall features its very own private mooring and slipway, allowing you to make a stylish entrance by boat. 

Indulge in the splendour of this exceptional home, where every detail has been meticulously crafted to offer a truly luxurious vacation by the coast.

Find out more about Rosilian Hall here >

3. Sanderling


sanderling lounge holiday home in cornwall

Immerse yourself in the peaceful atmosphere Sanderling brings. The house offers a spacious layout for holiday life with large living and dining spaces, a modern kitchen, four generous bedrooms and a charming coastal-inspired garden with a decked terrace and rear lawn area for games and relaxation. When you're ready to explore you can be at Padstow Harbour within 12 minutes walk from the property. Sanderling is a unique stay as it offers a fantastic blend of tranquillity and the hustle and bustle of the harbour-side town when you choose to be. 

Experience a remarkable getaway with the capacity to accommodate up to 8 individuals, whether they be friends or family. Additionally, Sanderling gladly welcomes one well-behaved dog to join in on the stay.

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4. Casa Bella

St. Ives

casa bella st ives

Sleeps 8 | Bedroom 5 | Bathroom 4 | Allows 1 Dog

Indulge in the captivating blend of modern architecture and a relaxed coastal ambience at this extraordinary holiday home. Casa Bella offers panoramic sea views that will leave you mesmerized from the moment you arrive. Positioned perfectly on the hillside of St. Ives, you can immerse yourself in relaxation while gazing out over the vast Atlantic Ocean.

Step outside your door and embark on a scenic stroll to Porthminster Beach or explore the charming town of St. Ives. You can also meander through the picturesque coastline paths that lead through St. Ives town and onto Carbis Bay, making it a fantastic dog friendly walk. St. Ives is a welcoming destination for dogs, you can unwind, enjoy your day, and even find a place to grab refreshments along the way.

Read more about Casa Bella holiday home in St. Ives >

st ives harbour summer

 One of the greatest joys of bringing your dog on holiday is witnessing their sheer happiness and sense of freedom. Whether it's romping through sandy beaches, splashing in the surf, or running alongside you on scenic Cornish hiking trails, your dog will revel in the newfound experiences and the chance to embrace their natural instincts.

Moreover, exploring new environments and engaging in outdoor activities offers immense health benefits for your dog. The fresh air, exercise, and mental stimulation they receive during these adventures contribute to their overall well-being, promoting a happy and balanced lifestyle.

5. Glas Mor

Mousehole | Penzance | Marazion

holiday home mousehole cornwall

Sleeps 4 | Bedrooms 2 | Bathroom 1 | Allows 1 Dog

Indulge in the captivating lifestyle of a charming fishing village nestled on the far west coast of Cornwall. Welcome to Mousehole - pronounced Mow-zol - a quaint and historically significant village, just a stone's throw away from the extraordinary St. Michael's Mount.

Embrace the allure of Glas Mor Cottage, a cosy and traditional Cornish retreat that lovingly preserves its original features while seamlessly blending in modern comforts. This delightful cottage provides comfortable accommodation for four people and a furry companion. Situated just in front of the harbour, you can enjoy watching the world go by from the warmth of the fireplace on chilly days, or simply bask in the coastal ambience right outside, observing the local fishing boats bringing in their daily catch.

mousehole holiday accommodation for 4 people

Immerse yourself in the delights of Mousehole, where artisan cafes beckon with hearty cream teas and delectable lunches. Quaint pubs invite you to sample Cornwall's finest ales while enticing restaurants tempt you with their mouthwatering menus. Uncover treasures at the delightful souvenir shops, showcasing the very best the region has to offer.

As the tide retreats, Mousehole unveils its golden sand beach, offering a safe and sheltered haven for children and your furry friend to frolic. Take a refreshing swim in the crystal blue sea or embark on kayaking adventures to discover nearby wonders. Mousehole truly delivers an idyllic coastal retreat, brimming with attractions to enchant visitors of all ages.

Whether rain or shine, West Cornwall unveils its magical charms, promising an abundance of exploration and unforgettable experiences.

Find out more about Glas Mor in Mousehole here >

dogs in rockpool cornwallBeyond the joyous adventures, the presence of your dog can also enhance your own vacation experience. Their infectious enthusiasm and unconditional love create a warm and comforting atmosphere, making every moment more enjoyable. Plus, you'll have a loyal and attentive travel buddy who will happily join you on leisurely walks, providing a sense of security and companionship throughout your journey.

So, why leave your cherished dog behind when you can embark on an extraordinary vacation together? Experience the happiness, freedom, and unforgettable memories that come with taking your dog on holiday. Embrace the boundless joy and adventure that awaits both you and your beloved canine companion!

Discover more great dog friendly holiday homes at Cornish Gems >


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