The picturesque fishing town of St Ives is home to golden beaches, bustling cobbled streets and independent shops, plus many art galleries including the Tate and the Barbara Hepworth Museum.
The bustling harbour town of Padstow is a constant hive of activity. It's narrow streets are crammed full of shops and cafe's, with an abundance of quality restaurants serving locally caught fish.
Newquay is Cornwall's most popular holiday resort located on the North coast of Cornwall. Known as the surf capital of the UK, with a staggering 11 beaches, there are lots of exciting activities for all the family.
During the summer months (Easter Day - 1st October) some of Cornwall’s beaches operate a seasonal dog ban. Here are our top beaches in Cornwall that are dog friendly all year.
Porthkidney Sands is a glorious beach with a mile stretch of sand which triples in size at low tide...a doggies dream!
Stretching out a staggering two miles. Perranporth beach is perfect for a walk with the pooch. Dog friendly bar on the beach.
Watergate Bay is a great dog friendly beach with over a mile of sand for plenty of space to play. Dog friendly cafe on the beach.
The top beaches used during filming of the hugely popular BBC TV series Poldark.
How we’re helping keep Cornwall’s beaches and seas clean