Category: dog holiday

Hooray, we’re open, and the sun is out!

We’re open and we shouldn’t risk provoking the weather fairies but so far no snow in our corner of the world.  Spring is definitely in the air, flowers blooming, birds nesting and we have guests back on site.  We never thought we’d be thinking of our guests like migrating birds, but it is so exciting […]

Helsbury is awarded 5 Star Gold for the 5th year running…

Our recent Quality in Tourism inspection has resulted a 5th year of being awarded 5 stars with a coveted GOLD standard. Scoring in the high 90% and in some cases 100% on all of the criteria we are very proud to be offering our guests a unique dog friendly experience whilst maintaining these incredibly high […]

Helsbury Dog Walk Map

We’ve been meaning to do this one for a while, it’s a map of the key tracks which you can use for walking your dog here at Helsbury. In truth you can take your dog anywhere on site but these are the areas we tend to maintain as tracks throughout the year. It shows which […]

Vet Tourism

Here’s an interesting idea, we’ve had great comments about our local vet, Penbode Veterinary Group, especially in relation to their costs. They are perceived as friendly, efficient and great value for money. I was talking to their man in Camelford this morning and he told me that they get a bit of business from people […]

Protect your dog this summer…

As the grass gets longer the weather warms up it’s not a bad idea to consider giving your dog a dose of a really good flea and tick treatment. We use Advantix on our dog which you can get from most vets, it has a range of benefits as well as being very easy to […]

Keep Beaches Open For Dogs, Says Kennel Club

Access for dog walkers to England’s beaches is under increasing threat from the onslaught of beach bans being introduced by local authorities. Of the approximately 90 local authorities with coastline under their jurisdiction, at least 60 have already banned dogs from some part of their beaches during the summer months, or in some cases all […]