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How to keep your dog safe from adders

It’s summer and in some areas of Cornwall, such as heathland and the Towans, there are adders around which can give dogs a nasty bite. Mark Nicholson from the Cornwall Wildlife Trust has the following advice on how to keep adders and dogs apart Have you ever been told not to walk your dog in hot weather when adders are around? The flawed logic behind … Continue reading How to keep your dog safe from adders

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Dog friendly Bluebell walks around Cornwall

The bluebells are coming out in force now. Here are some lovely walks in woodlands and gardens around Cornwall where you can enjoy them while you walk your dog.   Enys Gardens,  near Penryn These beautiful gardens just outside Falmouth are famed for the huge swathes of bluebells which sweep across vistas in the gardens. There is also a lovely tea room where you can sit … Continue reading Dog friendly Bluebell walks around Cornwall

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Walk: Discover Trewardreva Mill near Falmouth and Constantine

If you’re looking for a new walk in Cornwall to explore with your dog, here’s a lovely place. Trewardreva Mill, near Gweek, Constantine and Falmouth is a beautiful woodland walk and in the early weeks of May, the bluebells are ready to bloom. Trewardreva Mill is near Constantine, midway between Helston and Falmouth around 20 minutes drive from each town. The walk is an easy … Continue reading Walk: Discover Trewardreva Mill near Falmouth and Constantine

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6 of the best winter walks with your dog

Here are a few really beautiful walks with lovely cafes and pubs for bracing winter walks on Cornish beaches with your best friend. Godrevy (near Hayle) Miles, and miles, and miles of smooth sand for your dog (and you?) to run on and if it is a bit blowy, you can wander through the Towans just behind the beach and discover all the WWII ruins. Dog … Continue reading 6 of the best winter walks with your dog