Dog-Friendly Pubs in Cornwall

April 09th, 2021

Planning a holiday is always exciting, but it’s especially so when your four-legged friend is going to accompany you. There are so many stunning sights to see, so why not share them with man’s best friend?


Sadly some of these pubs may currently be closed due to lockdown restrictions. Once the restrictions have settled, all of us here at The Valley look forward to welcoming you to our dog-friendly cottages in Truro, Cornwall.


To help you plan your future holiday with your furry friend, we’ve created a must-visit list of dog-friendly pubs, so you can stop off for a much needed after-hike pint or enjoy some good old pub grub together.

A dog sitting in a cafe

The Heron Inn

Visiting The Heron Inn with your furry friend is an idyllic way to spend an afternoon. The gastropub is situated on the outskirts of Truro and overlooks the Truro and Tresillian river that links to Falmouth.


The Heron Inn was awarded ‘Best Outdoor Seating 2020’ by the Restaurant Guru, so you’ll be sure to find the perfect seat to enjoy the sunshine as you savour your pint.

William IV Pub

The William IV is a lively pub situated in the heart of the city of Truro. It’s known to serve fantastic food that is created with fresh, local produce!


When visiting, you have the option of getting cosy on a settee in front of a real log burner, or you can enjoy a nibble or two in their conservatory that offers views of their garden.

Wig & Pen

Situated in Truro, Wig & Pen is only a stone’s throw away from the beach. Here, you can find locally sourced and homemade fresh food.


The pub is loved by both locals and visitors, so you’ll be sure to experience a true piece of Cornwall in this lovely, dog-friendly pub.


After a mesmerising day of enjoying the local sights, you can spend an evening with the locals at their weekly themed quiz & gin, comedy or acoustic nights.

The Old Ale House

The Old Ale House is renowned for its impressive collection of award-winning beers. You’ll find a great range of local beers to quench your thirst, as well as other favourites.


No matter if you’re a lover of mouth-watering cider, whisky, rum or gin, this is one of the finest stocked bars in the South West, who are no strangers to winning the ‘Pub of the Year’ award.


We hope this article has helped you and your four-legged friend find a pub to enjoy on your future visits. If you require more advice or information, why not head over to our blog? It’s packed full of helpful tips and tricks and offers a wonderful insight into Cornish life!