Boscastle harbour, Cornwall

A sheltered natural inlet with an unspoilt harbour village


Things to see and do

Upcoming events

Geology rocks at Tintagel Haven and Barras Nose

Wed 26 Oct 2016
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
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
Get out in the crisp winter air and help us clean Strangles beach.

Boscastle Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 14 Apr 2017
Join the National Trust and Cadbury to discover more about the history of Boscastle.


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