Dog Friendly Pubs & Restaurants in and around Truro

The Heron Inn – Located in Malpas, the Heron Inn is a classic Cornish pub overlooking the water, serving beers, wines, lunches and dinners.

The Norway Inn – The Norway Inn is situated at Perranarworthal, just a short drive from Merchant House between Truro and Falmouth. They don’t allow dogs in the restaurant, but they are welcome in the bar.

William IV Pub – If you’re looking for a lively pub in the heart of Truro, you might want to try William IV where you’ll be able to sit next to the wood fire on sofas and enjoy a relaxed drink or grab a bite to eat.

Wig and Pen – The Wig and Pen has a couple of sun terraces as well as a selection of beers, nibbles and three-course meals.

The Old Ale House – A traditional ale house. Enjoy locally brewed beers.

Dog Friendly Cafes in Truro

Fig Café – On the first floor in  Lemon Street Market, Fig Café produces homemade cakes, salads, ciabattas, sandwiches and coffee.

Duke Street Deli – Here you can enjoy freshly made sandwiches, pastries and freshly squeezed juices.

Grounded- Grounded gives you a selection of coffee, cakes, sandwiches and salads to both eat in and take away.

Bread and Butter situated on River Street is a scant inspired café where you can enjoy hand-crafted coffee and healthy foods. Dogs welcome in the garden.

Dog Friendly Walks

Perranporth Beach

A 20-minute drive from Truro to the north coast will take you to Perranporth Beach. Very large beach, and very popular with  lots of dog walkers. Satnav postcode: TR6 0DN

Towan Beach

Towan Beach is not far from St Mawes and is roughly a 30-minute drive away. Satnav postcode: TR2 5EX

Pendower Beach

A good sized beach on the Roseland with  a mile stretch of sandy shores  to explore. Satnav postcode: TR2 5PE

Dog Friendly Parks in Truro

Victoria Gardens – Dogs are welcome to stroll around the park on a lead.

Boscawen Park – A park with a dog friendly section and dedicated dog exercise area.


Dog Friendly Attractions

Pendennis Castle – One of Henry VIII’s finest creations, the historic Pendennis Castle is situated on Pendennis Point in Falmouth and has a great space to walk your dog. Take in the views across Falmouth Bay with a around the moat.

St Mawes Castle – This smaller castle is the sister to Pendennis and is situated on the opposite headland on the Roseland side. A ferry runs between Falmouth and St Mawes, which is also dog friendly, so why not enjoy a stroll around both towns and have a boat trip too!

Eden Project – The Eden Project is one of Cornwall’s most famous attractions, and there’s plenty of outdoor pathways.

Trebah Garden – Trebah Garden is a gorgeous garden full of plants of all shapes and sizes – a true horticulturists dream! Trebah is in the Mawnan Smith area and is one of the top 80 gardens in the world.

Caerhays Castle – This castle dates back to over 200 years ago and has a reputation for its selection of camellias and rhododendrons and is home to the National Magnolia Collection.

The Cornish Seal Sanctuary – The Cornish Seal Sanctuary is a great attraction for people of all ages. You’ll be able to wander around visiting seals and penguins in the rehabilitation environment.

St Michael’s Mount – Perhaps one of Cornwall’s most iconic sights, St Michael’s Mount is a stunning place to spend the day. The nearby Godolphin offers an excellent place to stop for lunch before you walk across to the island at low tide. Dogs are allowed on the island and harbour provided they’re kept on a lead, but aren’t allowed into the castle.