Boscastle

Boscastle harbour in the spring

A sheltered natural inlet with an unspoilt harbour village

Boscastle

Things to see and do

Upcoming events

Valency Valley balsam bonanza

Tue 06 Jun 2017
10:00-16:00
Fancy a day out in the fresh air? You could also play a part in the National Trust's important conversation work so come along, join National Trust rangers and help to clear this invasive plant.

Ragwort raid near Crackington Haven

Sun 16 Jul 2017
10:00-16:00
If you've ever wondered what our rangers do to manage the land we look after, this is a chance to find out and get involved.

Valency meadow hay rake

Sun 20 Aug 2017
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

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