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Best dog-friendly hotels in Cornwall - Cornwall Live

Best dog-friendly hotels in Cornwall - Cornwall Live

There are several things Cornwall is renowned for and we often like to share reminders of these, not least of our stunning beaches, tourist attractions and love of dogs.

Now imagine putting that all together when you're looking for the perfect holiday escape this year, whether you're a visitor to our beautiful county or a local looking to take the notion of a "staycation" to its extreme.

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Fortunately, more hotels are becoming dog-friendly and even better, more and more luxury hotels are opening their doors to dogs and their owners, catering to their every need for a small extra charge per furry friend.

From luxury resorts to Victorian hotels, we've compiled a list of some of the dog friendly hotels you need to visit with your dogs.

1. St Michaels Hotel

Where is it: Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth, TR11 4NB

This award-winning luxury resort is a south-facing hotel on Gyllyngvase Beach, in the vibrant town of Falmouth. It is also just a short walk away from the harbour and bustling town centre.

St Michaels also has a spa so you can enjoy a nice pamper session as well as a health club and award winning restaurant to enjoy "the best of the Duchy on a plate."

They even cater for your dog too, with prices from £20 per dog per night. When booking, just be sure to let the staff know that you want to bring your furry friend along with you and they will be able to accommodate them, depending on availability.

Your dog can also enjoy the luxury getaway too as they can provide dog beds, treats, bowls and poo bags, if they are needed.

2. Talland Bay Hotel

Where is it: Talland Bay Hotel, Porthallow, Looe, Cornwall, PL13 2JB

Talland Bay Hotel takes the idea of being "dog friendly" to a whole new level.

Not only can your dog stay in the hotel with you, but he or she can enjoy their own welcome pack upon arrival as well as their very own breakfast and dinner menu options.

Your four legged friend can join you on your break away, at a charge £15 per night per dog.

You can even dine with your dog in the Brasserie Restaurant or at the bar as they feast on sausages for breakfast and chicken for dinner. But they do recommend that you bring along your dogs normal food too.

Dogs at Talland Bay have treated to a welcome pack filled with things like treats, blankets and abundance of cuddles from the staff to ensure they are content with their stay too.

3. Fowey Hall Hotel

Where is it: Fowey Hall Hotel, Hanson Drive, Fowey, Cornwall, PL23 1ET

This luxury Victorian hotel filled will history overlooks the sailing and fishing port of Fowey on the south Cornish coast, between Looe and Mevagissey.

The town and sandy cove at Readymoney are just a short walk from the hotel, and there is access to miles and miles of coastal walks, perfect for adventures with your four-legged friends.

Fowey Hall Hotel recognise how hard it is to leave your beloved pets at home, which is why it accepts up to two well behaved dogs in its main house rooms, for a charge of £15 per dog, per night.

Dining areas are 'dog free', however and pets must be kept on a lead in the public hotel areas and grounds, out of respect for other guests and any nervous children.

4. Bedruthan Hotel and Spa

Where is it: Bedruthan Hotel and Spa, Mawgan Porth, Cornwall, TR8 4BU

Another hotel that takes being "dog-friendly" to a whole other level, Bedruthan Hotel and Spa boasts beds for both dogs and owners in a dog-friendly room, complete with dog blanket, towel, two feeding bowls and a feeding mat, for an extra £15 a night per dog.

Plus, upon arrival, staff will give you a special welcome pack for your dog, as well as plenty of cuddles, and this will also include information on nearby dog-friendly pubs and restaurants, walks and beaches for you to visit.

What's more, many of the hotel's communal areas are dog friendly including the cocktail bar, the front section of the Wild Cafe, and the ballroom but they do ask that you keep your pet on a lead around the hotel.

Mawgan Porth beach is just a short stroll down the sandy paths from the hotel and is dog-friendly - or there's the South West Coast Path tracks right by Bedruthan. There's even a dedicated outdoor area where you can wash your dog after a particularly muddy walk.

This is to cover extra cleaning costs. The hotel asks guests to keep their dogs on leads at all times and to keep them off of furniture.

5. Mullion Cove Hotel

Whereis it: Mullion Cove Hotel, Mullion, Cornwall, TR12 7EP

Sitting on a clifftop near Mullion on the Lizard peninsula, Mullion Cove Hotel has a welcoming and friendly atmosphere for you and your furry friend.

A selection of dog friendly rooms are available to pet owners, along with a “Doggy Lounge” for you and your best friend to put your paws up.

They certainly go the extra mile to ensure your pet feels well accommodated, which is why your dog will receive a welcome pack on arrival and they will be sure to have a bowl of fresh water, a doggie treat, or a towel to pat down your best friend, whenever it is needed.

There are plenty of dog-friendly walks and beaches in the nearby area too.

There's no extra charge for dogs in selected bedrooms during low season, or £9 per night for other times of the year. Be sure to read the hotel's 'Dog Friendly Code' for advice on what to bring and where your dog needs to be kept on a lead.

6. The Headland Hotel

Where is it: The Headland, Fistral Beach, Headland Road, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1EW

This five-star luxury hotel is set upon an iconic clifftop, overlooking Cornwall's famous Fistral Beach in Newquay.

The Headland Hotel boasts a number of hotel suites and self-catering cottages, as well as ocean views, dining facilities, a pampering and wellness spa.

What's more, the hotel has its own dog-friendly accommodation, so your pooch can come too.

Hotel staff will provide your pup with a comfy blanket, water bowl and treats - either in the luxury hotel rooms or award-winning cottages - from £28 per dog. But be sure to let them know that you plan to bring your furry friend along before you arrive, or you may be liable for a penalty double charge.

The hotel is situated a stone's throw away from coastal paths, miles of golden sand and some perfect playtime in the Atlantic Ocean.

Check out their "all things dog page" to find out recommendations on where to take your pooch around the coast.

7. The Scarlet Hotel

Where is it: The Scarlet Hotel, Tredragon Road, Mawgan Porth, Newquay, TR8 4DQ

The sister hotel of Bedruthan, The Scarlet Hotel in Mawgan Porth is dubbed a "luxury eco hotel just for grown ups" and is ideal for a restorative coastal escape.

What's more is that it is dog-friendly and they will welcome them with open arms, by specially preparing the room in advance so on arrival you will find a dog towel, food bowls, and a surprise gift.

Five of the hotel's bedrooms are suitable for dogs to stay with you - just be sure to request a dog-friendly room when you book. It will cost you an extra £15 per night to bring your dog with you.

Mawgan Porth beach is dog-friendly all year round. For a full day’s walk, take a trek along the South West Coast Path right by Scarlet.

8. Watergate Bay Hotel

Where is it: On the Beach, Watergate Bay, Newquay, TR8 4AA

This is the only hotel on Watergate Bay, a two-mile stretch of beach near Newquay, with stunning views in both directions and the beach laid out just below.

What's makes it better is that they welcome furry friends with open arms and have dog-friendly rooms on the ground floor and first-floor ocean wing, and all their coach house room and beach lofts are dog friendly too.

Guests can bring two dogs per room and are charged at £15 per night for the first dog and £5 per night for one additional dog.

You also have year-round access to their two-mile sandy beach and two dog friendly restaurants in the Beach Hut and the Living Space.

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