5 of the best dog-friendly cottages in Cornwall holiday cottages

5 of the best dog-friendly cottages in Cornwall

Content Team 05 March 2021

Cornwall is good for the soul. It’s an exhilarant for us and even more so for dogs. So, when you treat yourself to a dog-friendly self-catering holiday in Cornwall, you will be looking for somewhere that offers the very best in home comforts. 

Another important consideration for you and your four-legged companion concerns the whereabouts of the best pet-friendly attractions, beauty spots, dog-friendly Cornish beaches and dog-friendly pubs in Cornwall. Luckily, Cornwall is a land of fantastic holidaying opportunity for everybody – the most westerly county in England is made for touring and exploring, whether on two legs or four.

Here are our five favourite dog-friendly properties in Cornwall to inspire your next holiday with the hound.

Long Horn Barn, nr Launceston

Sleeps two, one bedroom (+ two dogs welcome)

Long Horn Barn

Part of a stunning complex of four properties, Long Horn Barn offers a perfect retreat for you and your dog. The property is situated in 140 acres of open farm and countryside, meaning there is plenty of space for your pet to stretch their legs. With Bodmin Moor not too far away, it provides even more space for you to enjoy long winter walks.  

The cottage itself sleeps two people with room for two dogs, making it ideal for a romantic getaway. Its location in the county means it is a great base to explore the surrounding countryside and coastline, with towns such as Tintagel or Bude just a short drive away. Take a look at our full range of Launceston dog-friendly cottages for more inspiration. 

Put your paws up for:

  • 140 acres of open space for your dog to use
  • Great location to explore the surrounding area
  • Modern technology and appliances throughout
  • Barn conversion offering plenty of charcter
  • Close to lots of dog-friendly attractions and beauty spots

Long Horn Barn

Constantine - Willow Barn, Falmouth 

Sleeps six, three bedrooms (+ five dogs welcome) 

Constantine - Willow Barn, Falmouth

Escape to the country with this delightful dog-friendly property - it welcomes up to five dogs so the whole pack can join you on your Cornwall adventure. Nestled in the idyllic West Cornwall countryside near Falmouth (10 miles), this wonderful cottage provides a fabulous base for dog-loving families and couples alike. Enjoy sandy shores at Gyllingvase Beach and Swanpool Beach in Falmouth and head to the Lizard Peninsula for some outstanding Cornish dog walks along the coastline; just keep those pups on a lead near the cliffs! 

This pet-friendly bolthole is a great social spot to unwind after a day of touring. Well-equipped to cope with all your holiday needs, this lovely property boasts an array of creature comforts. Its original charm is most evident in the cosy lounge/diner. Enjoy the lovely light lounge area with a snug carpet for your doggies to stretch out in front of during the evening. Make good use of a patio garden and the beautiful views beyond. Take a look at our full range of dog-friendly cottages in Falmouth for more inspiration. 

Put your paws up for:

  • Up to five dogs welcome! 
  • Beaches galore
  • Lots of Cornish countryside walks
  • Beautiful rural views
  • Patio for al fresco drinks and dining

Constantine - Willow Barn

Newdowns Cottage, nr St Agnes

Sleeps two guests, one bedroom (+ one dog welcome)


Perfect for a romantic retreat away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, this traditional cottage has cosy accommodation and incredible sea views and is accessed down an unmade track which will heighten the sense of peaceful isolation. Your pup will love it too, with the South West Coast Path mere metres away and tempting sea views that will certainly set tails wagging. 

Surrounded by open fields, your dog can go mutts while you enjoy unforgettable walks with your other half, or head slightly further afield to explore St Agnes, less than a mile away, Wheal Coates, or Trevaunance Cove (both 1.5 miles). Then return to your cottage to enjoy the stylish accommodation, relax in front of the wood burner and curl up in the luxurious king-size bed while your pup settles down in front of the fire's dying embers to dream of chasing squirrels. 

Put your paws up for:

  • Just metres from epic walks along the South West Coast Path
  • Roaring wood burner for warming toes and paws
  • Countryside trails from the front door
  • Incredible sea views
  • Only a mile from popular St Agnes

Newdowns Cottage

Lower Treslea – Buzzards’ Reach, nr. Bodmin

Sleeps four, two bedrooms (+ two dogs welcome)

5 best dogs

Perched at the edge of the wild Bodmin Moor, your dogs could become the highest elevated hounds in the county if you take them to the summit of Brown Willy. The height of Cornish countryside remoteness awaits at this gorgeous pet-friendly barn conversion. Situated a few miles away from Bodmin (5.5 miles) and at the edge of the hamlet of Cardinham, you are well set-up for the best West Country break of your life. 

Located on a working farm, there are other friendly animals for your hounds to be mindful of, like horses and chickens. With 10 acres of sprawling farmlands, there’s room for everybody to have a good time. Bodmin Moor is an endless wonderland of country walks for you and your dogs to explore and the property is a comforting respite from the rough beauty all around. We have lots more dog-friendly cottages in Bodmin for you and your pup to enjoy. 

Put your paws up for:

  • Acres of farm estate to explore
  • Farm animals to meet
  • Endless walking opportunities on Bodmin Moor
  • Be the highest dog/human in Cornwall when you climb Brown Willy
  • The joy of the hot tub

Lower Treslea – Buzzards’ Reach

Trefrize, Launceston

Sleeping two, one bedroom (+ four dogs welcome)

Trefrize, Launceston

For a cosy holiday break for hounds set between Bodmin Moor and the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this is a superb prospect for rural exploration. This inviting pet-friendly retreat is 6 miles from the ancient town of Launceston. This town is home to a small castle, the Hidden Valley attraction and Launceston Steam Railway - all dog-friendly places to visit in Cornwall.

The cottage itself is a great escape for an intimate weekend in the west. Set within 10 acres with woodland and field walks from the front door, you and your canine companions will have plenty of exploring to do on your break. Unwind and watch some cool TV shows with the hound as the night draws in – you’ll have all your creature comforts close by.

Put your paws up for:

  • Woodland and field walks from the front door
  • Enclosed garden and dog paddock for exercise 
  • Bodmin Moor within reach 
  • Hop aboard the Launceston Steam Railway 
  • A perfect choice to spend quality time together in the west


Dog-friendly cottages in Cornwall

Treat your dog to a pet-friendly holiday this year and take a look at our dog-friendly guide to Cornwall.  There are many more cottages in our vast collection to choose from. Why not visit our portfolio today to get some inspiration for your dog-friendly holiday in Cornwall?

Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information at the time of writing, please ensure you check carefully before making any decisions based on the contents within this article.

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