Dog Friendly coastal walks in Cornwall

Kelly Weaver

Cornwall is the perfect place to go on holiday with your favourite four-legged friend so we have compiled a selection of walks to do in the area to spend some quality time together whilst exploring the wonderful landscapes that Cornwall has to offer.

St Ives to Zennor - 6 miles

Only a few steps away from your 5 star self-catering apartment, as you go passed the Sail Lofts car park, you will find the start of the path to go towards Zennor. This great trail along the coast will show you all the hidden secrets that Cornwall has to reveal and you may even have the opportunity to say hello to some seals along the way. This walk is over 6 miles along the coast but offers the opportunity to come back through the countryside. If you are feeling thirsty when you arrive to Zennor, we would recommend you pop into the Tinners Arms for a cold beverage and a friendly talk with the locals.

Hayle to Godrevy - 5 miles

A lovely walk to do with your beloved pooch is definitely one on the beach! If you park at Hayle swimming pool, you are able to start your walk from Hayle estuary and go all the way to Godrevy Lighthouse. Along the way, you will find the lovely Sunset Surf Cafe or the quirky Jam Pot Cafe if you fancy a coffee break. As the beach becomes more pebbley there will be some lovely shells to observe on the beach just near Godrevy natural park. Finally, it is worth going all the way to the top passed the lighthouse as you will be able to observe plenty of seals at Mutton Cove.

St Ives to Carbis Bay - 2 miles

This walk is perfect to do after exploring the town center of St Ives. The lovely coastal path begins just behind Porthminster Cafe and follows the coast allowing you to admire the view along the way. If you are not feeling the walk back, the train ride from Carbis Bay to St Ives is well worth it for the views alone.

Marazion to Perranuthnoe - 3.2 miles

To observe St Michael's Mount there is no better way than planning a lovely walk around the area to appreciate the beauty of it. Just as you come in to Marazion from St Ives, the car park will be on your right-hand side. At the beginning of town, The Godolphin Inn offers an amazing view overlooking the mount as you may want to stop for a tasty lunch before starting your walk. Through the picturesque streets of Marazion, you will find the lovely Market House Gallery to admire quality pieces of art by local and national artists. As you follow the main street, a turn on the right just at the end of town will take you through some fields and onto the coastal path all the way to Perranuthnoe.

Check our dog-friendly properties Zennor, Harbour, Curno and Island. If you are interested in exploring different areas of Cornwall with your four-legged friend and would like some recommendations, please don't hesitate to pop into the office to speak to one of our friendly team.