Charlestown, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3NJ

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DOG FRIENDLY DAYS OUT IN CHARLESTOWN

C harlestown Beach doesn’t welcome dogs, but there are some spectacular dog-friendly beaches near Charlestown for owners and their playful pooches to enjoy all year round. Hemmick Beach is a lovely sandy stretch, located to the west of Dodman Point on the Roseland Peninsula. You’ll find a National Trust car park about a 10-minute walk away, which puts most people off, so you can usually enjoy this beautiful stretch of coast away from the crowds.

   

      

     

1. GORRAN HAVEN BEACH

There's plenty to do nearby our inn in Charlestown. Well-behaved dogs on leads are welcome on Gorran Haven Beach, a 25-minute drive from Charlestown. This picturesque village is dotted with fishermen’s cottages and is a popular spot for kayaking, swimming, and surfing.

 

   

   

2. DOG WALKS NEAR CHARLESTOWN

Charlestown has a number of spectacular dog-friendly walks on its doorstep. Highlights include following the coastal path from Charlestown to Mevagissey, or from Charlestown to Porthpean. 

Pentewan Valley Trail and Luxulyan Valley are both rural gems that feature remnants of Cornwall’s former railways and mining past.

   

 

DOG FRIENDLY ACCOMMODATION IN CHARLESTOWN

Need a place to rest your paws? The Rashleigh Arms is a dog friendly pub hotel in Charlestown. Book a Proper Dog stay.

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STAYING SAFE OF THE SWCP

Follow these top tips from SWCP to enjoy the 630 miles of coast path safely.
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PROPER DOG

Paw a pint of Proper Dog, without a ruff head the next morning!
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TOP TIPS FOR YOUR STAYCATION

On your first trip together? Check out these top tips for a stress-free start.

PROPER JOB

Pair perfectly with your pooches Proper Dog for a treat together!

THINGS TO DO IN CHARLESTOWN

Need a little inspiration for your trip? Being located centrally in Cornwall gives the Rashleigh Arms easy access to everything the county has to offer. It has plenty to enjoy right on its doorstep too, with the stunning south coast charming on every turn. The surrounding area boasts a wealth of attractions that include the world-renowned Eden Project and The Lost Gardens of Heligan.