Boscastle harbour

Important notice -

Boscastle harbour, coast and countryside are open. The National Trust shop, café and visitor centre remain closed.

A sheltered natural inlet with an unspoilt harbour village



visitors enjoying a walk by the Vallency river in Boscastle

The Hardy Connection 

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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Places to stay

Harbour View holiday cottage, Boscastle, Cornwall

Stay a little longer 

You can stay just a stone's throw from the harbour at cottages full of individual character or, if you prefer somewhere a little more off the beaten track, Elm Cottage might be the perfect place to stay.