Visiting Newquay with a dog in tow? We don’t blame you. Newquay is a dog-friendly town, and many of the beaches allow dogs all-year round, which isn’t always the case with Cornwall beaches.
Many dog-friendly beaches in Newquay can be reached via South West Coast Path. Dogs are permitted along the whole 640 miles of coast path but it’s a dog walker’s duty to ensure they’re always kept in sight; away from cliff edges, and on use a lead around sheep, cows and horses.
Here at Cornish Secrets we pride ourselves on providing top-notch holidays for all of the family, that’s your furry four-legged friends too. Our Newquay dog-friendly accommodation ensures that you and your pup are all set for your holiday in Cornwall.
The most famed beaches, Fistral Beach and Watergate Bay also happen to be dog friendly beaches in Newquay. You’re also not far from Mawgan Porth, if you and your dog fancy giving the legs a good stretch follow the coast path northward, for around 6 miles and you’ll reach this dog-friendly beach near Newquay. For spectacular all-year-round sunsets, rock pooling, and beach walking, Mawgan Porth’s expanse of sand means everyone can enjoy time here.
It’s not strictly beach business when holidaying in Newquay with your dog. Many local attractions also allow dogs.
At the Lappa Steam Valley Railway attraction, dogs are welcome to join in on the fun family day out. While they must be kept on a lead, Please keep them on leads while they’re here, there are water bowls dotted about and at the large field at the top of the valley you can let them run off the lead (just take the Newlyn Downs train from Platform 2).
Or perhaps you want to head for an activity on the water? From Newquay Harbour, hop on a family friendly Newquay Sea Safaris cruise, dogs are welcome onboard as you explore the hidden coves around Newquay, keep your eyes peeled for Cornwall’s wildlife in their natural habitat.
Trenance Gardens are situated just on the outskirts of Newquay. Well maintained it makes a great dog-walking spot, although you should keep your dog on a lead. There are playgrounds and play parks as well as a miniature railway, boating lake, crazy golf and pitch ‘n’ putt. Swing by the Tourist Information Centre before you go there and grab a free Tree Walk booklet available to tell you all about the different trees and flowers within the gardens.
When you’ve finished some energetic ball chasing and hole digging, or even wave chasing, then no doubt you’ll be looking for a dog-friendly restaurants in Newquay.
Just off the iconic Watergate Bay, head inside The Beach Hut to relax with your four-legged friend to enjoy some lush food and drink in a super-friendly spot with a view.
Using locally caught fish and shellfish straight from Newquay harbour, The Fish House at Fistral Beach has a menu full of fresh and innovative creations from lunch through until dinner. Dogs are welcome to join on the terrace for the lunchtime slot which is served until 4:30pm.
A laidback beachfront option is The Boathouse which is situated on dog-friendly beach Newquay Harbour. With a relaxed vibe, there’s a global mix of vendors offering street food on the beach. Dogs are welcome outside and on the decking area which is undercover.
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