Unleash the Fun: Dog Friendly Cornwall – Where Furry Friends Stay for Free!


Imagine this…you and your furry-friends exploring the iconic coastlines of dog friendly Cornwall, with the sea breeze in your hair (or fur!), before you unwind in a cosy cafe, with a puppuccino or a doggy ice cream. After a long day wandering the Cornish landscapes, settle into your own Gem, equipped for all your dog’s needs, so that you can put your feet up and relax. With our newest campaign, Dogs Stay Free, pup-parents no longer need to worry about an additional pet supplement fee. Choose your preferred Dog Friendly Gem so that your pups can skip the kennels and emBARK on a luxury holiday, for free! You’ll have a ball on your next Cornish staycation!

Woman in white dress and sunhat with tote bag walkng black dog on sand dunes in Cornwall on dog friendly walk on Cornish Gems holiday
Cornish Gems owner, Nadia, and her dog, Frizbee on Perranporth Dunes

At Cornish Gems, we’re barking mad about dogs. Our owner, Nadia, and her gorgeous pup, Frizbee are lovers of all the walkies that Cornwall has to offer. From beaches to woodlands, there’s a huge array of hikes that are paw-fect strolls for you and your dogs, across all corners of dog friendly Cornwall. Whether your cuddly family member is a sea-pup or prefers dry land, their tails will be waggling throughout the entire adventure. If you’re looking for some inspiration on where to embark, check out our favourite spots for a paws-itively amazing walk.

Perranporth Beach | Dog Friendly Dunes in Cornwall

Black fluffy dog running down sand dunes in dog friendly Cornwall on Perranporth sands

Nestled along the wonderful north coast, Perranporth Beach loves dogs just as much as we all do. With no bans, this is the ultimate Cornwall’s dog friendly hotspot throughout the whole year, your pups can roam freely, through the blonde sands, wild dunes or salty sea. Frizbee recommends this idyllic beach, because there’s heaps of free space and new smells to discover. Your pups can even help you out on a surfing lesson!

Extended Cornish cottage with large open bifold doors and stone cottage walls, sun loungers on patio and trees and lawn surrounding. Wren Cottage let by Cornish Gems set near St Agnes.

Wren Cottage, St Agnes

Sleeps 6, 2 dogs, from £1395

This unique country home is set in the rural oasis of the north coast, near St Agnes. Welcoming two dogs, and four of their most loyal humans, the cottage offers a perfect, quiet escape, for nature lovers, with an picturesque garden.

Lanhydrock Estate | Dog Friendly National Trust Estate in Cornwall

Black lab dog running through water in dog friendly cornwall

This countryside haven is the ideal place for your dogs to explore. To the south of Bodmin, Lanhydrock House is a National Trust property, with fabulous gardens and surrounding walks. There’s even a cafe, where you and your pups can grab a snack after your adventure. Huckleberry loves walking around Lanhydrock, as there’s places to paddle in the river or zoom around the lushious fields. He also enjoys a packet of mini-cheddars at the cafe afterwards.

Little Cutmadoc Farm house surrounded by woodland green trees and large natural pond location in Lanhydrock National Trust and let by Cornish Gems

Little Cutmadoc Farm, Lanhydrock

Sleeps 8, 2 dogs, from £2225

Tucked away in Lostwithiel, Little Cutmadoc Farm is a natural playground, ideal for two dogs to roam around. Complete with a secluded garden, full of wildlife such as pheasants and squirrels, your furry-friends will love to explore this countryside escape.

Lansallos | Paddling for Paws in East Cornwall

Black Labrador dog in harness looking out to sea over rocks and rock pools with green seaweed

Set in the east of Cornwall, moments from the beautiful landscapes of Polperro and Looe, Lansallos provides views of rolling hills, tucked into the glorious coastline. Along the beachy walk, your pups can admire the glorious sights and smells, in this hidden spot. Lansallos is one of Bishop’s favourite places to go walkies, as he has a knack for finding crabs in the rockpools, after a picnic on the beach.

Sofa in front of wall to ceiling window with sea view coffee table with book open and fire in log burner Ilha View in Looe Cornwall let by Cornish Gems

Ilha View, Looe

Sleeps 8, 2 dogs, from £2395

This wonderful, modern, and light-filled house is the ideal destination for a family trip, with your dogs. Based on the east coast, Looe offers multiple walks and places to explore, which are a dog’s dream.

Portreath Beach | A Dog Friendly Cornwall Beach for Autumn and Winter

Happy white dog with tongue out at seaside in Cornwall being held by owner

Another beautiful beach for pups is Portreath Beach. Although there are seasonal restrictions, between 10am-6pm during the summer months, this beach is a prime destination for an evening stroll, along with a splash in the sea. Based along the north coast, Portreath is a unique spot for catching the waves, which your salty sea dogs will be sure to enjoy. Lily certainly approves of Portreath Beach and recommends getting paws-deep in the gleaming sands.

Open plan living space with open bi-fold windows leading out to terrace home in Cornwall to rent via Cornish Gems in Porthtowan

Sunset, Porthtowan

Sleeps 10, 2 dogs, from £2079

Nestled along the north coast of dog friendly Cornwall, at Porthtowan, this memorable house beams with coastal appeal and artistic decor. Complete with an outdoor shower and stair gates, your pups will feel secure in this incredible home.

Idless Woods

Brown dog holding stick on walk in woodlands in Cornwall

Hidden just outside of Truro, this dog friendly Cornwall woodland offers fantastic walking trails, throughout all seasons. Whether you fancy an autumnal stroll, with the crunchy, orange leaves around your paws, or a warm hike, with sun rays beaming through the trees, Idless Woods brings an incredible range of wildlife. Peggy particularly enjoys her walks through the trees, as she loves hunting for sticks to play with.

Park Head

Dog friendly location in Cornwall back and white dog in front of sea on grassy cliffside

Near Porthcothan, this magical walk explores the wonderland of the north coast. With views over Bedruthan Steps and fantastic sea stacks, your dogs’ tails will be waggling, amongst the oasis of wild flowers and greenery. Another of Cornish Gems’ dogs, Hallie, can’t resist this wonderful walk, with the panoramic blue backdrop.

Dusky skies over outdoor dining area of Porthilly - dog friendly Cornwall holiday home from Cornish Gems

Porthilly, Constantine Bay

Sleeps 8, 2 dogs, from £2399

Hidden down the coastal lanes of St Merryn, Porthilly is the dream destination for a family getaway and two dogs. Your pups will love their stay in this inviting abode, as it comes with a large, secure garden, for them to chase their tails freely.

living room with log burner, coffee table, grey sofas and blue and pink cushions at dog friendly Cornwall property Chycoose let by Cornish Gems

Chycoose, Trevone

Sleeps 6, 1 dog, from £1595

This charming, classic cottage is full of quirks and holiday appeal. Moments from glorious beaches and adventurous walks, your pup will love a holiday along the north coast of Cornwall.

The Gems within our Dog Friendly collection are fully-equipped to suit all your puppy needs, from spacious gardens, food bowls and cosy beds, to outdoor showers, where you can wash off those muddy paws. What’s more, our dog packs, provided by Cornish Food Box with our Provisions Hamper welcome gift, include the essentials for your pups, such as poop bags and tasty treats. Wherever you fancy staying, the homes are dotted all across Cornwall and are ideal catalysts for making memories. Bring your furry-friends for free to one of our fabulous retreats…

Find your paw-fect Gem in dog friendly Cornwall

Terms & conditions to apply:

Terms & Conditions: 

  • The offer entitles guests to bring their dogs to stay in a dog friendly property without paying a fee. The offer is only valid across our Dog Friendly Collection and you must notify us if you plan to bring a dog.
  • The number of dogs staying must not exceed the maximum number of dogs on the relevant property’s listing, unless special arrangements have been made with the owner via the sales team. 
  • This offer is valid on 2023 and 2024 bookings across our Dog Friendly Collection (some exclusions may apply).
  • It is not possible to backdate this offer to existing bookings. 
  • Our usual booking T&C’s apply. 
  • We reserve the right to remove this offer any time.

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