Boscastle Harbour, Cornwall

A sheltered natural inlet with an unspoilt harbour village


Things to see and do


What's on 

Upcoming events

Strangles beach clean

Sun 21 Feb 2016
Get out in the crisp winter air and help us clean Strangles beach.

Coastal scrub bash at Castle Beeny

Tue 01 Mar 2016
Come and spend a day out in the fresh air and play a part in the Trust's vital conversation work. Help the local rangers clear scrub from an area of coast north of Boscastle. Enjoy a complimentary jacket spud baked on the bonfire.

Ranger taster day - harbour spring clean

Sun 20 Mar 2016
We will be tidying up the harbour in Boscastle ready for Easter. Some work may be in the river so don't forget your wellies!

Boscastle Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 25 Mar 2016
Join the National Trust and Cadbury to discover more about the history of Boscastle.

Crackington cracker - part of Boscastle Walking Week

Tue 19 Apr 2016
National Trust Lead Ranger, Jeff, will guide you on two circular walks from Crackington Haven, a few miles north of Boscastle.

Ranger taster day at Boscastle

Sun 24 Apr 2016
Come along and help National Trust rangers for the day.


Valency Valley, Boscastle

Discover how Hardy was inspired by the area 

The Valency Valley near Boscastle in Cornwall will forever be linked with Thomas Hardy and his first wife Emma, whom he met at St Juliot rectory in 1870.


Eating and shopping

Browsing in Boscastle shop

Feel refreshed after a visit to our café 

Take home a reminder of your visit to Boscastle or relax in our café at the heart of the harbour.


Our work

Flooded Boscastle

Find out how we have regenerated the area alongside the community 

Boscastle, which we help to look after, suffered devastating floods in August 2004 but within days the village was getting back on its feet and working towards rebuilding the community.


Places to stay