Top dog-friendly cottages in Cornwall

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Posted by Ed Roberts on 12th May 2021

Top dog-friendly cottages in Cornwall

Cornwall is a superb location for a dog-friendly holiday. A wild county full of contrasting locations, lovers of the great outdoors - especially those with dogs - all enjoy holidays to Cornwall; there’s something for everyone. With wide sandy beaches, striking cliff-top walks, moorlands, deep woodlands, and curious man-made hill ranges, The Duchy is home to a colourful catalogue of places to discover with bold views to drink in.

At, we know a thing or two about Cornwall and dog-friendly vacations. After you have found a place to visit, become an expert yourself with our inspiring blogs about dog-friendly Cornwall, and the county’s dog-friendly pubs, and beaches.

Looking for dog-friendly accommodation in Cornwall need not be a chore; we have taken the scent work out of the task by compiling a selection for you. Whether you are hoping for a dog-friendly cottage in Cornwall close to a beach, with a hot tub, some luxury, or a remote hideaway to relax in, read on to uncover some fantastic places to stay for you and your loved ones to choose from come holiday time.

Dog-friendly cottages in Cornwall

Choose from our collection of dog-friendly Cornish accommodation:

Luxury dog-friendly cottages in Cornwall

The Coach House at Kilbroney | Sleeps: 4 guests + 1 dog

The Coach House at Kilbroney | Sleeps: 4 guests + 1 dog

 Great location for visits to Tintagel Castle and Bodmin Moor

This luxury dog-friendly holiday home, The Coach House at Kilbroney, is a North Cornwall winner close to the Atlantic Ocean, Tintagel Castle and the quaint fishing villages of Boscastle and Crackington Haven. Inland, you have the wilds of the wonderful and vast Bodmin Moor to entertain you and your dog. Welcoming one dog and four guests, this luxury property has king-size beds, up-to-date entertainment tech, and a chic courtyard to make the most of.

The Old Farmhouse - Barras Moor | Sleeps: 10 guests + 2 dogs

The Old Farmhouse - Barras Moor | Sleeps: 10 guests + 2 dogs

Pamper yourself in the sauna, steam room and heated swimming pool

Set a few miles north of Falmouth, this opulent holiday home offering luxury accommodation for ten guests and two dogs is heaven on earth. With its heated swimming pool, steam room and sauna, this large holiday home is a superb prospect for a memorable holiday in West Cornwall. Furnished and decorated tastefully inside and out, The Old Farmhouse – Barras Moor is perfect for an extended family holiday or for a small gathering of friends.

Other great dog-friendly luxury properties:

Trehaven – Gulval | Sleeps: 10 guests + 4 dogs 

Trenethick Barns | Sleeps: 10 guests + 4 dogs  

Pippin Cottage | Sleeps: 2 guests + 1 dog  

Luxury dog-friendly cottages

Coastal dog-friendly cottages in Cornwall

High Meadows | Sleeps: 4 guests + 1 dog

High Meadows | Sleeps: 4 guests + 1 dog 

The surfer’s choice

You can’t go wrong with a trip to Newquay if you love to surf. Offering dog-friendly accommodation, High Meadows is a restful, modern retreat 2.5 miles from the heart of the capital of surfing in the UK. With a welcoming enclosed garden, complete with patio and cool furniture, it’s a funky little crash pad for you to while away the time between catching your next wave! It’s also close to dog-friendly visitor attractions and local beauty spots that your pet will really love exploring like Bodmin Moor, the Camel River Trail, and the South West Coast Path to name a few.

Find out more about the best places to surf in Cornwall with our complete guide. 

West Park | Sleeps: 8 guests + 2 dogs

West Park | Sleeps: 8 guests + 2 dogs

15 acres of private estate to explore and enjoy

Set in 15 acres of idyllic countryside close to the south coast seaside town of Looe, this charming dog-friendly property contains all you need for a Cornwall holiday by the sea. Large and spacious with accommodation for eight visitors and two of your four-legged friends, West Park is a true exemplar. Bright décor and abundant home comforts provide a lovely backdrop for a pet-friendly holiday. You are close to some excellent attractions like Polperro, the Eden Project, Looe Harbour and Beach, and Charlestown.

Other great dog-friendly coastal properties:

Little Brook | Sleeps: 2 guests + 2 dogs 

Chy Tarrow | Sleeps: 2 guests + 2 dogs  

Sunnyside Cottage | Sleeps: 2 guests + 2 dogs  

Dog-friendly coastal cottages

Dog-friendly cottages with hot tubs in Cornwall

Chy Gwarek | Sleeps: 5 guests + 3 dogs

Chy Gwarek | Sleeps: 5 guests + 3 dogs

Hot tub heaven near Perranporth

A delightful pet-friendly property for five guests and three pets, Chy Gwarek could well be your dream come true with its alluring hot tub, fire pit and picturesque location. Set a few miles from Perranporth, Crantock, and Holywell Bay, you could also be in Newquay in around half an hour. With its light and airy modern rooms, this Cornwall country cottage still retains elements of its heritage, making it the ideal choice for somewhere comfortable to unwind at after a long day of touring the magic of Cornwall.

Polhendra | Sleeps: 8 guests + 2 dogs

Polhendra | Sleeps: 8 guests + 2 dogs

Perfect hot tub hideaway close to Bodmin Moor

Situated at the southern edge of Bodmin Moor and a few miles north of the town of Liskeard, this fabulous hot tub cottage is a great place to base yourself. Take your dog for lengthy walks to Rough Tor and Brown Willy, or to the coast before soothing you’re your limbs in the hot tub. Polhendra is the perfect spot for an authentic Cornish holiday off-the-beaten-track with your dogs, some friends or family.

Other great dog-friendly hot tub properties:

Olivers | Sleeps: 2 guests + 1 dog 

Lower Treslea – Buzzards Reach | Sleeps: 4 guests + 2 dogs

Lor Treven | Sleeps: 4 guests + 1 dog 

Dog-friendly cottages with hot tubs

Dog-friendly cabins and lodges in Cornwall

Bridge Lodge | Sleeps: 2 guests + 2 dogs

Bridge Lodge | Sleeps: 2 guests + 2 dogs

Lakeside idyll near the south coast

Sometimes you need to squirrel yourself away from the world with your loved ones, and this is the place to do just that. For that well-deserved romantic break away, choose Bridge Lodge near Par and Lostwithiel – welcoming two guests and up to two dogs, this hideaway is perfection. This prospect is a lovely, archetypal wooden cabin by a lake; inside, you will find relaxing home-comforts. Located close to Lanhydrock, the Roseland Peninsula, and Charlestown, you won’t run short of places to visit.

Fox’s Folly | Sleeps: 4 guests + 1 dog

Fox’s Folly | Sleeps: 4 guests + 1 dog  

Combine adventures in North Cornwall and Devon 

Situated close to North Cornwall’s border with Devon, and the coastal resorts of Bude and Widemouth Bay, Fox's Folly offers cosy accommodation for four guests and one dog to make your holiday an unforgettable one. It is a cosy nest to return to after a day of discovery in the area; it’s comfortable and a modern, easy place to unwind. Visit attractions like Clovelly and Tintagel, and also enjoy outgoing treks on Bodmin Moor; there is a lot of fun things to see and do near to Fox’s Folly.

Other great dog-friendly cabins and lodges:

Honeysuckle Cottage | Sleeps: 4 guests + 2 dogs 

Bluebell Lodge | Sleeps: 6 guests + 2 dogs 

Pendowr Lodge | Sleeps: 6 guests + 2 dogs  

Dog-friendly cabins & lodges

Dog-friendly apartments in Cornwall

No.5 The Beach – Kennack Sands| Sleeps: 4 guests + 2 dogs

No.5 The Beach – Kennack Sands | Sleeps: 4 guests + 2 dogs

Remote beach at the end of the world

This cool, modern apartment is located very close to the remote Kennack Sands, found beyond the sparsely beautiful Goonhilly Downs on the Lizard Peninsula. Its location is perfect for a family escape to a quiet corner of Cornwall away from the crowds yet with a gorgeous long sandy beach close by for the dog to enjoy to the max. Go rock pooling or enjoy a trek to Poltesco’s ruins via the windy South West Coast Path. You can’t get much deeper into the Cornish wilds than No.5 The Beach.

Stones Throw | Sleeps: 2 guests + 2 dogs

Stones Throw | Sleeps: 2 guests + 2 dogs  

Unbeatable for maritime history and tall ships

Treat yourself to a couple’s break to the maritime village of Charlestown. This bijou apartment, Stones Throw, is furnished with contemporary-style fittings and embraces the open-plan living model. It’s a great place to stay for a romantic break as Charlestown is an interesting place to visit all year round. Visit the tall ships in its ancient harbour, take your dog along the sandy beach, or head into nearby St Austell, Carlyon Bay, or the Clay Trails for local dog-friendly days out.

Other great dog-friendly apartments:

Porth Apartment | Sleeps: 4 guests + 1 dog  

Five Saltwater | Sleeps: 4 guests + 2 dogs 

Tre Lewern | Sleeps: 4 guests + 2 dogs 

Holiday apartments in Cornwall

Stay in a dog-friendly self-catering holiday cottage in Cornwall

Our dog-friendly cottages in Cornwall are handpicked to make sure that they really are suitable for you and your pet. For instance, our pet-friendly accommodation in Cornwall has a range of handy features that benefit you and your animal. Our dog-friendly holidays could include close access to dog-friendly walks, beaches and attractions, have enclosed gardens, outdoor taps, dog bedding and blankets, and welcome treats. We don’t just say we’re dog-friendly to tick a box; we really do care that you and your pets have the best holidays in Cornwall together. Find your perfect dog-friendly holiday home in Cornwall today.

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