Boscastle

Boscastle Harbour, Cornwall

A sheltered natural inlet with an unspoilt harbour village

Boscastle

Things to see and do

Upcoming events

Boscastle balsam bash

Sun 24 Jul 2016
10:00-16:00
Want to meet new people? Spend a day out in the fresh air and play a part in the National Trust's important conversation work?

Ranger taster day - Valency Valley meadow management day

Tue 02 Aug 2016
10:00-16:00
Want to meet new people? Spend a day out in the fresh air and play a part in the National Trust's important conversation work. No experience necessary.

Valency meadow hay rake

Sun 21 Aug 2016
10:00-16:00
Want to meet new people? Spend a day out in the fresh air and play a part in the National Trust's important conversation work.

Geology rocks at Tintagel Haven and Barras Nose

Wed 26 Oct 2016
10:30-12:30
Interpret the landscape from a different perspective, with local geology expert Jane Anderson who will guide us through the geological history of the area. Barras Nose was the National Trust's first coastal acquisition in England (1897).

Boscastle cliffs and coffee

Sat 12 Nov 2016
10:30-13:00
Hear about the extraordinary cliffs and rocks of the area over a cuppa. Then explore the geology and its wildlife on a walk with a Trust ranger and local expert Jane Anderson.

Strangles beach clean

Sun 15 Jan 2017
10:00-13:00
Get out in the crisp winter air and help us clean Strangles beach.
Boscastle

History

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.

Boscastle

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.

Boscastle

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.

Boscastle

Places to stay