Roseland and Truro Attractions

Just some of the highlights that are within 30 miles of Malpas and Truro

Truro and Malpas Attractions

Check out our reviews for more information on attractions around Truro and Malpas.

Loe Beach

Safe, family-friendly waters between Truro and Falmouth. Kayak, paddle board (SUP) and boat hire and lessons. Dogs welcome throughout the year. – TR3 6SH – Loe Beach

Truro Cathedral

Set on a peninsula, panoramic views over the Fal estuary. Grounds and house. Fantastic walks. Dogs welcome in the grounds. Easily accessed by river boat from Malpas. – TR1 2FQ – Truro Cathedral

Boscowen Park

Halfway between Malpas and Truro, a great destination for a riverside walk. Excellent children’s play area. Ice cream van, pub across the road. Dogs welcome in the park and pub. TR1 1SG – Boscowan Park

Cornish Seal Sanctury

Located in Gweek on the Helford River, the sanctuary rehabilitates 70 seals annually. Permanent residents include seals, penguins, otters and sea lions. Feeding times and guided tours. Dogs welcome. – TR12 6UG – Cornish Seal Sanctury

Brewery Tour

Experience the fully operating Skinner’s Brewery in Truro and sample award-winning ales, including Betty Stogs, Sennen and many more. Book in advance on the brewery’s website. Dogs not allowed. – TR11 5UF – Brewery Tour


Set on a peninsula, panoramic views over the Fal estuary. Grounds and house. Fantastic walks. Dogs welcome in the grounds. Easily accessed by river boat from Malpas. – TR3 6QL – Trelissick

St Clement

A charming village with a 12th century church in AONB, built at the site of an Early Christian structure. Vestiges of the Celtic past. Stunning riverside walks from Malpas. – TR1 1SX –  Malpas St Clement Walk

River Trips

Explore some of the UK’s most wonderful waterways, stunning sun-soaked beaches and a rugged landscape bursting with history and heritage by taking a river trip. Dogs welcome. – TR3 6QL – River Trips

Mylor Boat Hire

Hire a traditional Clovelly Picarooner and discover the sheltered waters around Falmouth while exploring waterside villages, historic castles and tranquil wooded creeks. Dogs welcome, life jackets for dogs not provided. – TR11 5UF – Mylor Boat Hire

National Maritime Museum

Located in Falmouth, the National Maritime Museum celebrates the incredible maritime history of Cornwall and the influence of the sea on global culture. Dogs not allowed. – TR11 3QY – NMMC


Vibrant village and fishing port. Inner and outer harbour. Cafes, restaurants, pubs and an aquarium. Boat tours. Public carparks. Great vantage point for South West Coast Path. Dog friendly. – PL26 6ST – Mevagissey

Lusty Glaze

A sandy beach and restaurant in a private west-facing cove near Newquay. Spectacular sunsets. Access on steep steps from the carpark. Dogs welcome on the beach and in the restaurant. – TR7 3AE – Lusty Glaze


Elizabethan manor house and knot garden. The rooms take you on a journey through history. Check the website for events and guided tours. Only guide dogs allowed in house/garden. – TR8 4PG – Trerice

Lost Gardens of Heligan

An extensive 19th century garden with different areas: The Jungle, giant rhododendrons, camelias, subtropical ferns, walled garden. Abandoned after WWI and restored in the 1990s. Dogs welcome. – PL26 6EN – Lost Gardens of Heligan


Roseland Peninsula Attractions

Check out our reviews for more information on the top attractions on the Roseland Peninsula.

Portscatho Beach

Scenic east-facing village beach on Roseland Peninsula, overlooking Gerrans Bay. Mainly rocky, with sandy patches. Great walks. Dogs welcome, seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to 30 September. – TR2 5LW – Portscatho Beach

Crantock Beach

A spectacular sandy beach near Newquay, at the mouth of the Gannel estuary. Accessible from South West Coast Path, at low tide only. Lifeguards on duty. Dogs welcome. – TR8 5RN – Crantock Beach

Veryan Village

A quintessential cornish village on the Roseland Peninsula. Famous for its round houses, church, pub and walks to some of the Roseland’s best beaches. Dogs welcome (pub). – TR2 5QA – Veryan on Roseland

Carne & Pendower Beach

National Trust managed, two best beaches on Roseland Peninsula. Stretches of sand and rock pools. Dogs welcome outside seasonal dog ban from Easter to 30 September. Livestock in immediate vicinity. – TR2 5PF – Carne Beach

St. Mawes Castle

 – An English Heritage site in Fal River Estuary. A fantastic lookout teaming with history. A great destination for a boat trip from Malpas (change boats at Trelissick). Dogs welcome. – TR2 5DE – St. Mawes Castle