Boscastle

Boscastle harbour in the spring

Important notice -

The Geology rocks at Crackington Haven walk will be taking place on Saturday 18 November (full details in the What's on section). We apologise for the misprint in the National Trust members' newsletter.

A sheltered natural inlet with an unspoilt harbour village

More about this place

Upcoming events

Geology rocks at Crackington Haven

Sat 18 Nov 2017
09:30-13:00
Interpret the landscape from a different perspective, with local geology expert Jane Anderson who will guide us through the geological history of the area.

Strangles beach clean

Tue 16 Jan 2018
10:00-14:00
Come along and help your local ranger team give Strangles beach a clean.

Ranger taster day in the Valency Valley

Sun 28 Jan 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.

Boscastle scrub bash

Tue 06 Feb 2018
10:00-16:00
Come and spend a day out in the fresh air enjoying some stunning views and play a part in the Trust's vital conversation work.

Boscastle scrub bash

Sun 18 Feb 2018
10:00-16:00
Come and spend a day out in the fresh air enjoying some stunning views and play a part in the Trust's vital conversation work.

Ranger taster day at nearby Crackington

Tue 06 Mar 2018
10:00-16:00
Come along and help National Trust rangers for the day.
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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.