The GafferBoscastle, Cornwall
- Guests 2
- Bedrooms 1
- Preferred changeover day Thursday
- Minimum stay 2 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 0
- Acorn rating 3 What's this?
- Reference 011100
About The GafferA traditional Cornish village stay alongside a winding river that winds down to the harbour.
This historic 3 storey building that houses The Gaffer used to be a pilchard cellar. Take a short stroll past the blacksmith’s forge to the garden atop the limekiln, a nod to its industrial past. You’ll be able to wander around the old pubs and crooked cottages of Boscastle or walk down to the harbour and look out for the blow-hole beneath Penally Point, often called the Devil's Bellows. You can also hop onto the South West Coast Path where the cliffs of Penally Point and the wooded Valency Valley, rich in Thomas Hardy history, unravel. The closest sandy beach is Trebarwith Strand, which is just five miles to the south west.
The Gaffer occupies part of the first floor of the building. It’s a romantic and cosy apartment with elegant interiors. There’s an open-plan bedroom, sitting and dining area and a separate kitchen and bathroom.
Availability & book
- Selected dates
- Changeover day
Features and facilities
- Cot & high chair not available
- Microwave available
- Fridge available
- Freezer not available
- Dishwasher not available
- Washing machine not available
- Tumble dryer not available
- Telephone available
- Television available
- DVD available
- WiFi* available
- Open fire / wood burner not available
- Garden available
- BBQ not available
Not accessibleView Access statement (PDF 785 KB)
Separate kitchen, dining/sitting/bedroom (with 5' double bed), and bathroom with shower over bath
Notes for guests
Access: The access statement is for guidance only. For up to date photos please those images in the main website page.
Heating: Electric heating and flame-effect fire included.
Parking: Designated parking space for one vehicle.
Garden: Enclosed, kiln-top, sheltered garden shared with The Clinker and The Lugger.
Telephone: There is a shared telephone for The Clinker, The Lugger and The Gaffer and this is located on the communal landing.
*WiFi: This is now available, but please note that intermittent connection problems can sometimes occur and should not be relied upon. We are pleased to provide free WiFi at this cottage which is supported by BT.
Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 4pm.
A cream tea free of charge from our Boscastle café can be enjoyed during your stay (subject to seasonal opening times).
Free entry to Tintagel Old Post Office on production of booking details subject to seasonal opening hours.
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On a working flour milling site, this two bedroom cottage has bags of period charm.