Some are a little special, so we’ve rounded up some more stylish boutique B&Bs which are dog friendly.
This elegant former rectory and hunting lodge is now run by Nigel and Sharon Reed, both experienced in the travel industry, and fortunately for dog lovers, their beautiful guesthouse is pet friendly. The house has beautifully furnished lounges, and a ground floor en-suite room which allows dogs, individually decorated and furnished with luscious fabrics. The luxurious bed is fitted with a 2000 pocket spring mattress and cashmere topping and draped in crisp white linen and sumptuous throws. There are two lounges, with soft leather sofas, open fires and board games, and one of these is pet friendly. www.pendragoncountryhouse.com
Jill Stein has designed the rooms above the popular Rick Stein cafe in the heart of Padstow, and all of them are beautiful. There are four poster beds, fireplaces, a wonderful breakfast available in the cafe each morning, including a choice of fresh dishes such as layered granola compote, huevos rancheros or a classic English breakfast. The rooms offer powerful showers, flat screen televisions, iPod docks, crisp linen, beautiful bathrooms and pure white towels. Dogs are welcome in selected rooms and there’s even a dog sitting service.
Mazey Cottage is a pretty 18th Century cottage with 3½ acres of beautiful garden overlooking ancient Cornish oak woodland. It is situated in the Carminowe Valley, near Gunwalloe, (about 15 mins from Helston) A river runs through the garden and into nearby Loe Pool. The owners have recently added Otter Cottage, a small barn conversion with an en-suite bedroom, sitting room and breakfast served in the garden room or in the main house. Dogs are welcome in Otter Cottage. www.mazeycottage.co.uk
This elegantly styled B&B is just a short stroll from the wide, soft sandy beach at Marazion, enjoys views over St Michaels Mount, has large fridges, whirlpool baths and walk in showers. Unlike many luxury establishments in the area, dogs are welcome, they are charged £10 a night. What’s the catch — they only have two suites, better get booking …