Boscastle

Boscastle harbour in the spring

A sheltered natural inlet with an unspoilt harbour village

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Upcoming events

Stangles bracken bash

Sun 20 May 2018
10:00-16:00
Come and join the rangers for a few hours controlling the spread of bracken to stop it from taking over. All tools and equipment will be provided. No experience necessary.

Boscastle balsam bash

Tue 05 Jun 2018
10:00-16:00
Want to meet new people? Why not spend a day out in the fresh air and play a part in the National Trust's important conversation work.

Ragwort raid near Crackington Haven

Sun 17 Jun 2018
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 valley hay rake

Tue 07 Aug 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.
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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.