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 walks around Restormel Castle, Lostwithiel, St Winnow and Lerryn

This area around the River Fowey is enchanting and the walks, once you leave Lostwithiel are largely away from roads. You can enjoy a cream tea or pasty at Food on the Green pop into the Ship Inn pub, and you can also stop off at St Winnow, Angie’s Kiosk gets great reviews. There are a few variations on this route, as you can walk from Restormel … Continue reading Dog walks around Restormel Castle, Lostwithiel, St Winnow and Lerryn

A dog walk around St Anthony in Meneage, Cornwall

Today Rosie, Adam and I enjoyed a walk around St Anthony in Meneage, near Helford and here we are sharing some photos and also  a map and guide to the walk. You can print this out, or use on your smartphone to enjoy the walk too. It is about 15 – 20 minutes drive from Helston, and one of those little undiscovered parts of the county that … Continue reading A dog walk around St Anthony in Meneage, Cornwall

Dog friendly gastropubs in Cornwall

If you love food and you love your dog, you might like these pubs where you can enjoy a really fabulous meal after a good long and very beautiful walk nearby. The Gurnard’s Head near Zennor This pub has won many awards for its simple, but very expertly cooked seasonal menus. It has a large garden overlooking the ocean below and is situated along that glorious stretch of … Continue reading Dog friendly gastropubs in Cornwall