Well known for its rugged coastline and traditional English countryside, the West Country offers a diverse array of breathtaking landscapes. Whether it’s pristine beaches, picture-perfect villages or dramatic river valleys, between them, Devon, Cornwall, Dorset and Somerset offer some of the UK’s most stunning scenery.
A varied landscape where mountains tower above lush river valleys and glassy lakes, interrupted only by charming towns, villages and many historic castles. The stunning coastline offers 750 miles of flawless beaches and hidden coves, and Cardiff offers a vibrant atmosphere and plenty of cultural discoveries.
Scotland is a land of real diversity. Revel in the vibrancy of Edinburgh and Glasgow or enjoy solidarity on the peaceful islands of Skye or Lewis. Walk beside gentle lochs or rushing rivers, climb towering mountains and discover hidden beaches and ancient battle grounds. Not only that but Scotland is swathed in historic castles, stately homes and attractions to suit just about anyone.
From the huge open skies and vast beaches in Norfolk to the traditional seaside charm in Essex, the East of England is a varied holiday destination. Taking in Suffolk, Lincolnshire, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire, you can also enjoy stunning countryside, cultural cities, historic castles and several Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Encompassing the likes of The Cotswolds, Oxfordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire and Warwickshire, a holiday in the Heart of England guarantees a traditional English break. Get lost in the stunning countryside, explore cultural cities, market towns and picture-perfect villages. Not only that but you can discover stately homes, peaceful gardens and beautiful castles.
Home to some of the UK’s most loved Victorian seaside towns, the South Coast promises perfect family memories full of fish and chips and ice cream! Head slightly inland and you can enjoy the likes of the New Forest in Hampshire, the South Downs in Sussex and cultural cities like Canterbury in Kent.
There are many contrasting landscapes in the North of England, from the unspoilt mountains in the Lake District to the vast rolling countryside of Yorkshire. If you’re more interested in the coast then Northumberland’s stunning beaches and Yorkshire’s popular fishing villages will not disappoint.
With so many beautiful places in the UK designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this is a testament to just how special much of the country’s landscapes are. Choose from the peaks of Snowdonia, the honey-coloured villages of the Cotswolds, the unspoilt wilderness of the Cairngorms.
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Looe (4mls NE), Cornwall
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With over 300 beaches in Cornwall, you are guaranteed to find some where your dog is welcome too. Combe Haven beach near Fowey, though not very accessible, is dog-friendly year round and no doubt if you have your dog with you on holiday, you’re game for a good walk! To get to this beach you have to take a 15 minute stroll through a wooded valley, but your efforts will be rewarded!
The well-known Watergate Bay near Newquay is popular with dogs and surfers and the Beach Hut Café welcomes dogs too. Porthkidney Beach near St Ives is known as a ‘Happy Dog Beach’ and from Sandymouth near Bude at low tide you can enjoy a beautiful two-mile walk to the town itself. It offers wide sandy stretches where your dog can run free. This is just a handful of beaches that your dog can enjoy year-round.
Where do we begin? Throughout Cornwall, walking and cycling routes snake alongside the coast and criss-cross one another in the countryside. Of course, the popular South West Coast Path runs the length of the Cornish coast and on into Devon, taking in hidden coves, magnificent views and beautiful beaches. Whilst some parts can be a little challenging you’ll find plenty of easy sections too. The 18 mile Camel Trail which extends between Wadebridge, Padstow, Bodmin and Wendfordbridge is excellent for walkers, cyclists and horse riders and is such a well-used route, you dog will be in his element with all the different smells along the way. Likewise, take to the network of Mineral Tramways throughout Cornwall and discover the rich mining heritage of the county.
There are plenty of National Trust properties and privately owned gardens and estates that are open to the public and dogs throughout Cornwall. Trebah Gardens near Falmouth provides designated doggy tables and water bowls in their café and Port Eliot Estate allows dogs off the lead on a Wednesday in the park but on a lead for the rest of the week! You can also take your dog to Tintagel Castle, Carnglaze Caverns and the National Trust property of Trelissick – to name just a few.
For the ultimate child-friendly day out, head to Holywell Bay Fun Park which is packed with outdoor activities and rides. From trampolines and bouncy castles, right through to Go Karts and golf, there is everything you could possibly need for a fun-filled day with the family. As long as your pooch is kept on a lead he can join in all the fun too!
Gweek Seal Sanctuary on the banks of the picturesque River Helford has been named by dog food brand, Cesar as top dog-friendly attraction! With woodland walks, and lots of open green space there is plenty of room for your dog to stretch his legs. It’s perfect for a family day out because the kids will love meeting the rescued and resident seals and your will dog be all too happy not to miss out!
If you fancy tasting a little bit of local Cornish produce head to Healeys Cornish Cider Farm near Truro and enjoy a fantastic range of ciders, chutneys and jams. You can even stay for lunch, take a tour of the whole farm and see the cider-making process! On a sunny day you can sit out in the courtyard so your dog can sunbathe as you tuck into your lunch.
The Eden Project, one of Cornwall best-known family attractions is also dog-friendly. Others include Wheal Martyn, the UK’s only China Clay Museum and Country Park, Newlyn Art Gallery, Cornish Goldsmiths Treasure Park and Lappa Valley Steam Railway.
What about when you all start to get a little bit hungry? You don’t want to have to leave your pooch in the car, tied up outside or back the cottage altogether. In Cornwall it’s easy to plan ahead and find nearby dog-friendly pubs and cafes so you can all eat together.
If you think Cornwall sounds like a great destination for a dog-friendly holiday, then browse our selection of cottages and find the perfect one for you and your pooch.
Explore Cornwall with your four-legged friend. We have dog-friendly cottages throughout the county for you to choose from. Attractions including the rugged beauty of Bodmin Moor and stunning parts of Cornish coastline are never more than a short trip away.
With our dog-friendly cottages you don’t have to leave your dog at home when you go on holiday. As part of the family, you don’t want to have to pack you pooch off to the kennels and with so many beautiful beaches and places to explore in Cornwall, it’s bound to be a holiday that you will all remember.
Many of our properties have enclosed gardens which can really put your mind at ease if your dog has the tendency to take himself for a walk. For the couples among you let your pet join you in one of our romantic cottages, and if it’s a family holiday you are taking, then it will be complete with your dog in tow! Many of our properties are in rural locations which mean there are plenty of walking opportunities right on your doorstep. Start planning your perfect Cornish break today by browsing our selection of self-catering accommodation above.
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