10 of the Top Dog Friendly Hotels in Cornwall

    With its abundant walking territory and excellent food to tuck into, a holiday in Cornwall is the perfect opportunity to take your four-legged friend with you for a little rest and relaxation.

    The Nare Hotel

    The Nare Hotel, Veryan-In-Roseland

    On the Roseland Peninsula in Cornwall, The Nare is beloved by everyone who visits, including furry friends. Wake to wonderful views of Gerrans Bay, stroll through carefully tended gardens, and sleep in stylish rooms and suites. The beach is at the foot of the grounds and you’re within easy reach of coastal walks.

    Dogs who are welcomed in the gardens and in the bedrooms. There is a daily charge, but it includes dinner from the dogs' table d'hôte menu.

    Bedruthan Hotel and Spa

    Bedruthan Hotel, Mawgan Porth

    Bedruthan Hotel and Spa is an award-winning, four-star hotel in Cornwall that’s perched on a hillside above Mawgan Porth beach. It’s well known as a family favourite, but is also popular with adults on romantic getaways, enjoying spa treatments, a pool with Atlantic Sea views, a natural outdoor pool, a sensory garden, cocktails, and sunset suppers.

    Dogs don’t miss out either, as there are five bedrooms for guests with pets and many of the communal areas are also dog-friendly, including the cocktail bar, the tranquillity space, the terrace and the mezzanine.

    Polurrian on the Lizard

    Polurrian on the Lizard, Mullion

    In a world seemingly all on its own on the Lizard peninsula, Polurrian on the Lizard is the perfect place to escape.

    There’s a path that leads to a private beach almost directly from the hotel, views that celebrate the landscape, and easy access to exceptional hiking territory. The hotel is family-friendly and wellness is built into the experience with an indoor pool, hot tub, a gym, an outdoor tennis court and a seasonal outdoor pool. Well behaved dogs are welcomed into this hub of conviviality, complete with food bowls and dog blankets for a charge of £15 per dog per night.

    The Gurnards Head

    The Gurnards Head, St Ives

    A stylish inn just minutes from the cliff edge, The Gurnards Head is simultaneously elegant and unpretentious, complete with beautifully styled bedrooms that look out to coast or country views, and that include thoughtful details such as fresh flowers, local art, a Roberts radio, Welsh blankets and all-natural toiletries.

    Offering excellent value and superb food, it’s also a dog friendly dining pub where canines are welcome to enjoy hotel rooms along with their owners - they only ask that you keep them off the beds.

    The Old Coastguard

    The Old Coastguard, Mousehole

    The Old Coastguard in Cornwall sits in the quiet fishing village of Mousehole, close to Penzance and St. Ives. It has 14 rooms to stay in, enjoying views of its own tropical gardens, and the sea towards St. Michael's Mount and the Lizard. They are charmingly decorated with heritage colours, cosy baskets and local art. Meanwhile, guests delight in the warm welcome and locally sourced fare at the award-winning Brasserie restaurant.

    Inviting dogs to join their owners for a peaceful escape by the sea - they are welcome in select rooms and can join you for dinner in the bar with a little notice.

    Lewinnick Lodge

    Lewinnick Lodge, Newquay

    In a breathtaking location on the craggy Pentire headland, Lewinnick Lodge is a chic seaside hotel with Atlantic views. Inside, the rooms are modern but characterful, with home-made biscuits on arrival and binoculars at the ready to look out for passing ships. The restaurant and bar serve up Cornish classics.

    Walkers and their dogs will be pleased to know you’re just a stone's throw from the South West Coast Path, after which you can return and dine together in the bar area and enjoy any of the outside, including the large timber terrace.

    The Greenbank

    The Greenbank, Falmouth

    The Greenbank is a sympathetically updated 17th-century sailors’ pub, in an enviable location on the water’s edge in Falmouth. The most popular rooms and suites face the harbour and are filled with natural light. Seafood classics are the order of the day in the restaurant (along with other beautifully presented options), and the hotel is in an ideal position for exploring the surrounding area.

    They have a a selection of dog friendly rooms, the gardens are perfect for stretching their legs, and they welcome well behaved dogs to stay for £17.50 per night.

    Hotel Tresanton

    Hotel Tresanton, St Mawes

    On the edge of St Mawes, Hotel Tresanton is built into the side of a cliff, and on a sunny day it’s hard to imagine anywhere more spectacular. Inside it is decorated in chic, coastal style, with intricate details such as a mosaic floor, and rooms are spread across five houses. A large balcony is a wonderful place for summer lunches with Riviera vibes, while the restaurant is flooded with natural light by day and glowing by candlelight in the evening.

    There are four dog-friendly rooms at the hotel and will no doubt delight in the comfort of it all.

    Hotel Meudon

    Hotel Meudon, Mawnan Smith

    With a private beach and glorious subtropical gardens, Hotel Meudon is a secluded Victorian mansion that offers a sense of being transported to a more elegant time. Rooms are 1960s themed, some with a terrace or balcony, and look out onto lawns and terraces - several are dog-friendly.

    In the restaurant, local fish and seafood feature on the inventive set menus, while Freddie’s bar serves cocktails, local gins, small bites and sharing plates.

    The end of the garden takes you directly onto the South West Coast Path, which dogs and owners will be particularly pleased about.

    The Bodmin Jail Hotel

    Stretch out in an opulent king-sized bed, snuggle in sumptuous bedding, soak in a free-standing bath, revive in a tropical walk-in shower and nibble local refreshments from a well-stocked mini bar.

    Slow down, breathe deep and savour.

    Emerge from your room and look up. Our magnificent glass ceiling is a sight to behold. Just watch the stars and imagine.

    No stay is complete without a drink in our distinctive and atmospheric Champagne Bar. Indulge in a cocktail, locally sourced spirit or carefully selected tipple before wandering towards The Chapel Restaurant and feasting on gourmet offerings with a Cornish twist, lovingly prepared by our amazing culinary team.

    Linger at The Bodmin Jail Hotel, wallow in its magic and let yourself be wowed.

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