Bingley the Basset at The Shipwright's Arms in Helford, Cornwall

Enjoy a Dog Friendly Day out at Helford, Cornwall

If you’d like to get off the beaten track and enjoy a day out with your dog, you could try heading down to Helford. Tucked away on the southern banks of the beautiful Helford River, this little village with its thatched cottages, waterside pub and village shop is largely a well-kept secret amongst the yacht owners who venture up the river and millionaires who own … Continue reading Enjoy a Dog Friendly Day out at Helford, Cornwall

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New beach ban rules for dogs in Cornwall

Traditionally in Cornwall, Easter Day heralds the start of a beach ban for dogs that lasts until the end of September. Whilst this is still the case for the majority of locations, new rules brought in by Cornwall Council earlier this year mean that dogs have been granted a stay of execution to enjoy some of them. The changes were a result of a public consultation in … Continue reading New beach ban rules for dogs in Cornwall

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Want to feature on Dog Friendly Cornwall?

We’re making some big changes to DogFriendlyCornwall.co.uk Our newly redesigned website launches in October and as ever, will feature the best dog friendly places to stay, eat and visit along with dog friendly services, accessories and gifts. We’ll also be sharing our favourite walks and dog friendly beaches.       If you would like your accommodation or place of business to feature in our … Continue reading Want to feature on Dog Friendly Cornwall?

How to keep your dog safe from adders

It’s summer and in some areas of Cornwall, such as heathland and the Towans, there are adders around which can give dogs a nasty bite. Mark Nicholson from the Cornwall Wildlife Trust has the following advice on how to keep adders and dogs apart Have you ever been told not to walk your dog in hot weather when adders are around? The flawed logic behind … Continue reading How to keep your dog safe from adders

Walk: Discover Trewardreva Mill near Falmouth and Constantine

If you’re looking for a new walk in Cornwall to explore with your dog, here’s a lovely place. Trewardreva Mill, near Gweek, Constantine and Falmouth is a beautiful woodland walk and in the early weeks of May, the bluebells are ready to bloom. Trewardreva Mill is near Constantine, midway between Helston and Falmouth around 20 minutes drive from each town. The walk is an easy … Continue reading Walk: Discover Trewardreva Mill near Falmouth and Constantine