Favourite Dog Walking Spots

Truly spoilt with dog walking areas living around the Newquay area, some of our favourites Newquay dog walks listed below….

The Gannel

Just on the edges of Crantock and Newquay, the gannel is a lovely place to go dog walking all year around.

Whether its low tide or half tide up, the scenery is breathtaking, the dogs absolutely love it.  There are areas where dogs can be let off the lead and you are always likely to bump into a play mate or two.

The Gannel lying between Newquay and Crantock gets a 10 out of 10 from us, as one of the nicest dog walking spots in the area.



Perran Sands

If its vast open space you require, Perran Sands just on the way down towards Perranporth has it all.

A large open common with plenty of little tracks to follow and teasing glimpses of the Atlantic in the background.

This is the ulitmate source of freedom for our dogs, they can be group walked, solo walked, let off the lead to chase lots of interesting smells.

Perran Sands just outside of Perranporth, also gets a 10 out of 10 from us, as one of the better dog walking spots in the Newquay area.


Pentire Headland

Easily accessible by car and close to Newquay town, it is walkable from the town centre if you have 30 minutes spare.

Park at the top in the car park and walk down to the end of the headland, Crantock beach to the left, distance views of the Gannel, and the world famous surfing beach of Fistral beach to the right hand side, straight ahead the Atlantic Ocean.

Can be a little blowy on rough weather days so hold onto your hats!  A very refreshing and uplifting dog walk.

Pentire headland lying between Crantock and Newquay gets a 9 out of 10 from us, as one of the more exciting dog walks in the area.










Watergate Bay

Miles of golden white sand and open space, popular with surfers, a decent sized car park and a few shops, Watergate bay is a lovely place to go dog walking.

Drive through the quiet suburb of Porth on your way out from Newquay town and be spoiltby breathtaking countryside views to the right and the rolling waves of the Atlantic to the left.

We love watergate bay for an all year round dog walking spot.

Porth Beach & Headland

One of the cutest little beaches in Newquay, with a nice little pub nestled at the end of the sand, why not stop here for a dogwalk and a drink.

Watch the estuary fill up on a high tide or discover the golden sands on low, a firm favourite with the doggies.

If your feeling brave enough, theres the Porth headland to discover or why not walk all the way to Watergate bay!


Trenance Boating Lake

Opposite side of the road to the Gannel, the Newquay boating lake is a shorter walk but very enjoyable just the same.

Lots of wildlife to check out and lots of keen Watersports enthusiasts, taking to the lake in the Summer on a variety of floating craft.

A calming water fountain in the middle of the lake makes for a soothing sight.  A nice little cafe and many places to sit and rest those tired legs or paws.

Another of many great dog walking spots around Newquay.









Fistral Beach

The world famous Fistral Beach, Newquay.

Always plenty of pooches having fun down here, plenty of places to have a drink or snack after a long tiring dog walk.

Why not stop a while and let the doggies chase a tennis ball, while you watch the array of surfers taking on the Atlantic swell.

Fistral truly is a hive of activity for all ages.


Perranporth Beach & Boat Lake

Nice tidy little boating lake to wonder around, followed by a stroll down to the beach.  We find Perranporth a very dog freindly place, there always seems to be large quantities of dogs having fun.

Plenty of open space and a little estuary empties out to the sea, a gorgeous pub situated on the actual sand with plenty of entertainment.

We truly are spoilt for choice around here..



Crantock Dunes & Beach

Drive out toward the Bowgie and stop on the right handside, views of rolling countryside and dark blue seas.

One of the nicest descents down onto a beach we have walked.  The dunes and fields offer plenty of interesting smells for our four legged friend.

Followed by the fun of the beach and the steep slope down from the dunes..  The Gannel fills up here so strong swimmers can often chase tennis balls across the river.










Holywell Bay

A large wide open golden sandy beach, with a large sand dune area and grassy common, a small pub and car park, makes this a great dog walking spot.

Very short drive from Newquay and a favourite with us and our dogs for some long and energetic dog walks.



Lusty Glaze & Narrowcliff Common, Newquay

Tolcarne Beach and Lusty Glaze Beach are truly stunning, steep steps take you down to golden sands overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.  Not the largest of dog walking beaches, but good for some fitness workouts.

Walk up the steep steps onto Narrowcliff Common, turn left and walk toward Porth Beach or hand a right and walk along the common into Newquay town.

If your feeling brave you could head onto Towan beach and over to Fistral Beach.




Cubert Common

 A nice wide open grassy area, with trails and plenty of smells.  A firm favourite amongst our dog walking pack.

If you have any cocker spaniels or springer spaniels that need exercising, Cubert common is a great place for your dogs to run off steam.










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