We are very much a dog friendly holiday destination. At Court Farm Holidays we understand that your pet is one of the family, so you won’t need to leave your four-legged friend behind when you stay in one of our beautiful Pet Friendly properties.
There are acres of space around Court Farm and a host of wonderful walks on the doorstep for your and your dog to enjoy. Step out of your door and take a stroll along the fascinating Bude canal, take shelter on a windy day and take a loop around our local woods, or explore the footpaths across the fields to the stunning beach of Widemouth Bay. Guests staying at Northcott have direct access from our farm lane on to the Cornish Coast Path and the local dog-friendly beach of Northcott Mouth.
We are in one of the most dog-friendly regions in the UK, most of our local beaches allow dogs on leads even during summer. Each beach has different restrictions regarding dogs but, off season, dogs are allowed on all beaches …Nothing beats walking along the shoreline as the sun goes down watching, your dog playing in the waves or chasing in circles around the beach having a wonderful time.
For information on dog-friendly beaches, please visit www.thecornishcoast.co.uk or cornwall.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/beaches-in-cornwall
There are also a number of dog-friendly restaurants and pubs nearby aswell as many local attractions also now allowing dogs as follows …
Generally speaking any attraction that’s animal related do not allow dogs for obvious reasons but all is not lost as they may offer shaded parking, onsite kennels, dog walking nearby or flexibility in returning to your car as often as you need to.
At the end of the day, holidays are for all the family and its never quite the same if someone is missing. So bring your dog with you, they will have more fun visiting dog friendly Court Farm Holidays than staying at home without you.
Here are a few suggestions from us to get you started but its the tip of the iceberg. If you want to pick our brains for more ideas, please don’t hesitate to contact us
The Milky Way Adventure Park Just over the border into Devon, this family friendly park has a bit of everything, roller coasters, slides, massive ball pools, its own mini train track and maze to get lost in! Dogs are allowed on site but not inside the building or to the live shows and the bird of prey display.
Clovelly Village Dogs are allowed into the village and there are 2 superb scenic walks from the visitor centre of between 3-4 miles.
The Eden Project Has allowed visitors to bring dogs for sometime now. (There are restrictions, they are not allowed in the biomes or other eating areas.) They have also added more covered parking in the car park and dog waste bins around the site.
Hartland Abbey and Gardens No dogs in the house, but you can go into the gardens and they have a lovely walk through the woods down to the beach. They do ask that dogs are kept on a leads at all times.
Docton Mill Garden and Tearooms Allow dogs on leads, as they have their own resident dogs. In addition to the garden there is a lovely walk to the coast of about 20-25 minutes to Spekes Waterfall this links onto the South West Coast Path and Hartland Quay if you’re feeling energetic and want a longer walk.
Pencarrow House and Gardens Dogs need to be kept on a lead around the immediate vicinity of the house and Peacock Cafe. However, once you are approaching the woodland walks, you can let them off the lead for a good run. There are designated shady car parking spaces in the car park for dog owners, the gift shop staff can advise if you cant find one.
Bodmin & Wenford Railway Dogs are allowed for free, but must remain on the floor and not the seats. Only assistance dogs are allowed in the dining train.
Bude Bikes Located in Bude next to Petherick Mill and the traffic free cycle trail for Bude Canal, they have dog trailers that attach to bikes. They also offer bike hirer at Tamar Lakes has a cycle track around the lake, but even without the bike, it’s another good dog walk.
Bridge Bike Hire based in Wadebridge offers the same which give access to the traffic free cycling on the Camel Trail.
We welcome well-behaved dogs at the following properties, each with enclosed gardens; 3 of Our Cornish Cottages, namely Honeysuckle, Wheelwright & Lilac each with 2 Bedrooms, sleeping up to 4 plus 2 dogs; Southpark, our modern bungalow, featuring luxury hot tub, sleeping 6 plus up to 3 dogs; The Cabin at Northcott, also with luxury hot tub, sleeping 2 plus 1 dog; Little Northcott, luxury hot tub, sleeping 8 plus up to 4 dogs; Northcott Farmhouse, with 2 luxury hot tubs, sleepings 17 plus up to 4 dogs
If our pet-friendly cottages are unavailable on your preferred dates, there is a local kennels just one mile outside the village www.breezelyn.co.uk, but book early and we will accommodate you all!