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Our Favourite Dog Friendly Pubs in Cornwall

Our Favourite Dog Friendly Pubs in Cornwall

As temperature rise and the sun begins to peak out of the corner of the winter clouds, the warmth of spring puts us in the mood for a visit to our local pub. Great homemade food and cask ales, planning a trip to a fantastic free-house can most definitely keep us going during our weary weeks at work. Whether it’s ‘a few after work’ or a planned Sunday gathering choosing the best pub can often send us into a frenzy but for all us pet owners out there – this can be an even trickier task.

We love nothing more, at Natural Cornish Pet Shop, than taking our four-legged friends on our adventures with us. From long walks on the beach to wilderness adventures in the woods, days out with our dogs are the best days. However, after those tiresome treks we long for that thirst quenching tipple and lovely, warm food in our bellies and eagerly search for a local pubs that will accommodate our furry friends. Well fear not, we are here to make your days out with your dog stress free and here’s a list of our top 5 best dog-friendly pubs in Cornwall that will give you everything you need after those amazing adventures with your canine companions

The Springer Spaniel, Launceston

What’s more dog-friendly than naming your pub after a beautiful breed of canine cuteness. The Springer Spaniel promises a cosy environment, fantastic food and a warm welcome for you and your four-legged friend.

Gaining the best reputations for food and ale in the East Cornwall, the Springer Spaniel has received its own fair share of awards and accolades. Serving local produce showcasing the best of what the Southwest has to offer – if it’s a great pub you need – this is one for you. 

The King Arms, Marazion

If great ale is what you’re after then this is the place for you. Finding local favourites from St Austell Brewery such as Tribute and Cornish Best, The King’s Arms is the pub many would class as their seaside favourite.

Just steps away from the beauty of St Michael’s Mount, this dog-loving free house is ideal after those long strolls on Marazion beach and adventurous journeys into the Mount's historic past.

We recommend their homemade fish & chips for a fantastic pub lunch.

Jamaica Inn, Bodmin

Welcoming weary travellers crossing Bodmin Moor for nearly 300 years. This coaching house is full of legend, mystery, and romance and even, according to folklore, the odd friendly spirit. With tales of the supernatural circulating around this historical building, the Inn continues to welcome guests year upon year. 

This spectacular smugglers inn is more than just your regular pub. Expect roaring fires, bottles of brilliant rum and an interior perfect to warm those cold toes and paws after an adventure on Bodmin Moor. With wonderful food on offer – including perfect pies, scrumptious scampi and fantastic fish and chips – Jamaica Inn is somewhere to visit time and time again.

The Watering Hole, Perranporth

Located on an all-year round dog-friendly beach, an afternoon at The Watering Hole is a must see for any dog lover who loves a drink with a view. With an excellent selection of ales and wines, if your thirst needs quenching after a stroll on the beach then The Watering Hole is a must for you.

What makes The Watering Hole so special is the range of events held each and every month. From live music to comedy nights, a day or night at The Watering Hole is never the same and promises to be a pub you and your pooch will want to visit time and time again.

Cornish Arms, Hayle

Last on our list but certainly not least is the classic country pub – The Cornish Arms. Situated in the heart of Hayle, this cosy cottage style pub provides a warm welcome for you and your canine companion. Locally sourced food is served daily and superb roasts served every Sunday – making this an ideal location for those weekend wanders, enjoying the beauty of Hayle.

If something lighter takes your fancy, head here for an amazing afternoon tea served with Cornish Tea and your favourite scones and jam. Gorgeous cosy interior makes this pub feels warm and cosy and with a range of amazing food on offer, no matter what you are in the mood for on your walkies around Hayle, The Cornish Arms definitely will quench your thirst and fill your belly.

So if your sat planning your next adventure with your furry friend, pop into one of these perfect pubs and have an afternoon or evening to remember.

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