Boscastle

Boscastle harbour, Cornwall

A sheltered natural inlet with an unspoilt harbour village

Upcoming events

Scrub bashing at Hillsborough, Boscastle

Tue 04 Dec 2018
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

Build a bird box at Boscastle

Tue 16 Apr 2019
10:00-15:00
Join the National Trust rangers and build yourself a nest box to take home.

Boscastle Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 19 Apr 2019
11:00-15:00
Join the National Trust and Cadbury to discover more about the nature you can find at Boscastle.
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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.

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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.

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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.

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Places to stay

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Get involved

Volunteers repairing a Cornish wall

Ranger taster days 

There are regular opportunities to spend a day with our ranger teams in North Cornwall. You'll be helping to play a part in caring for our remarkable coastline.