Dog Friendly Cottages

Enjoy St Ives with your four legged friend

Dog Friendly Cottages in St Ives

Pamper your pooch by booking them into our luxury dog friendly cottages in St Ives, Cornwall. Located just a stones throw (or ball in this case) from Porthmeor Beach they will love having the beach on the doorstep and with the South West coastal path within easy reach there will be plenty for him to explore.



Our dog friendly luxury cottages are perfect to enjoy with your four legged friends, near to the beaches of St Ives and moments from the town you can discover the best of the Cornish coast while in one of our spacious holiday cottages.

The Sail Lofts offers four dog friendly cottages in St Ives, Cornwall – Harbour, Curno, Zennor, Island and dogs are welcome all year round. However, it is worth adding that some beaches in St Ives do restrict dogs at certain times of the year so it’s always worth checking before you arrive.


Welcoming Our Four Legged Friends

Each of our dog friendly properties are perfect to relax with your four legged friend before hitting the beach and making the most of your stay in our luxury dog friendly cottages in St Ives. The team in the office is also at hand to help guide you and your four legged friends on where to go to what see or even where to eat in St Ives allowing you to take advantage of their local knowledge.

Our Dog Friendly Policy

We know that your four legged friend is just as much a part of the family as anyone else, that’s why your pooch is welcomed to St Ives with a dog hamper to get their holiday started. You will also find information on restaurants you can visit that are dog friendly, the nearby local beaches and more. Not only this our on-site team are at hand to help if you’re looking to discover the Cornish coast with your family.

Dogs on St Ives Beach

To keep our luxury dog friendly cottages at the high standard they are, we do charge a small fee to owners who wish to bring their four-legged companions. This covers the additional wear and tear of the accommodation, that is reinvested into maintaining the Sail Lofts year in and out. Dog friendly fees as follows:

January to March – £15 per night, per dog. April to June – £20 per night, per dog. July to August – £25 per night, per dog. September – £20 per night, per dog. October to December – £15 per night, per dog.

Dog Beach Restrictions in St Ives

Dogs Walking in the Sea

Dog restrictions in St Ives operate on the beaches throughout July and August between 10am and 6pm.

Outside of the ban St Ives has some of the best beaches to visit with your four legged friend, from nearby Porthmeor Beach, mere steps from our luxury dog friendly apartments to the blissful sands of Porthminster Beach, overlooking St Ives Bay.


Dog Friendly Coastal Walks

With so many avenues for a trek across the Cornish coastline it’s often hard to decide where to go with your four-legged friend. Here’s some of our top picks on where to travel the coast with your pooch while you’re in St Ives staying in our dog friendly accommodation. Find out more.

Dogs Walks around Cornwall

St Ives to Zennor – 6 miles

One of the most inspirational walks across the Cornish headland, the road to Zennor is perfect to tire out you and your four legged friend from St Ives. The walk takes you up and down the coastal path and gives opportunity to take in some of the most incredible views of the countryside. Walking shoes are certainly recommended as the journey is without question one more rigorous journeys from St Ives.

Hayle to Godrevy – 5 miles

A relatively easy journey from Hayle to Godrevy this walk takes you along the Towans and the three mile stretch of beach from Hayle to Godrevy. With long expansive beaches you can enjoy running across the sands overlooking St Ives Bay and head toward Godrevy Lighthouse before you head back to your luxury dog friendly apartment to relax.

St Ives to Carbis Bay – 2 miles

This short walk starts from the harbour front and weaves across the coast toward Carbis Bay, it’s not too long so is perfect to enjoy after a bite to eat in town. If you’re not feeling up for the walk back then take advantage of the train ride and enjoy the views!

Marazion to Perranuthnoe – 3.2 miles

Just off from the edge of Marazion through the town leads you to the coastal path which winds its way towards Perranuthnoe. The walk is perfect to enjoy before heading back into Marazion and having a bite to eat at the dog friendly Godolphin Arms.

Dog Friendly Throughout the Year

Our dog friendly cottages are available throughout the year, so whether it’s spring, summer, autumn or winter you can enjoy roaming the Cornish coastline with your four legged friend. Find out more about St Ives through the seasons and find out when you can discover the wonders of the town with your pooch.

St Ives Through the Seasons.

Dogs Friendly Throughout the Year

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