Eating and shopping at Boscastle
You'll find the National Trust shop and café in the heart of the harbour area, all under one roof. You can enjoy refreshments and purchase gifts or souvenirs during your visit to Boscastle. Every purchase you make will support our conservation work in this special place.
The café at Boscastle serves a range of hot and cold drinks, as well as light snacks. Stop for a freshly baked pasty, a sausage roll or a freshly made sandwich. Sweet treats are also available – choose from a range of cakes, biscuits and Cornish ice cream. Cornish cream teas are also on the menu.
The café is a short walk from the main car park (not National Trust), and just a few metres from the South West Coast Path. We welcome reusable cups, so if you have one, please bring it with you.
Most of the food and drink served is prepared on site in our kitchen, using a wide range of ingredients. As a result, we can’t guarantee that any of our food and drink products are completely allergen free.
If you have an allergy or intolerance and would like ingredient information about the food and drink served, please ask the staff, who will be happy to help.
Always check when you visit
Visited before? We sometimes change our recipes to improve quality and flavour, including the ingredients. When you visit, please speak to one of our team to check the current allergen information for your favourite dish.
Every cuppa or tasty treat you buy helps us to continue looking after places for everyone to enjoy.
The National Trust shop
Also centrally located in the harbour area, the National Trust shop offers a wide range of gifts, souvenirs, books and other accessories.
You'll find a large selection of maps and walking guides to help you explore the outdoors. Locally sourced products include jewellery and beach art, with pictures made from reclaimed sea glass. Cornish preserves, fudge, biscuits and beers are sure to put a smile on someone's face, too.
Pocket-money toys for the little ones range from games and books to bug-hunting kits. And why not take part in our ‘50 things to do before you're 11¾’ challenge? You'll find related accessories in the shop.
The second-hand bookshop
Situated close to the National Trust shop, the second-hand bookshop is the place to browse for a pre-loved bargain. The books are always changing, with a huge selection of fiction and non-fiction available. It’s the ideal place to find a book for your holiday or to take home.
It is through your purchases and support that we are able to continue to care for nature, beauty and history for everyone, for ever.
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Looking for the perfect gift or perhaps you're in need of some retail therapy? You can browse our full range via our online shop.
Pick up a book from a second-hand bookshop to keep or share. Every purchase will raise funds for conservation projects at the places in our care.
Boscastle is more than just a harbour village, explore woodland and see unique geological features and Atlantic ocean views.
Discover wildflowers and plants attracting a wide range of insects and butterflies. Step further beyond to see coastal plant life with sea life and farmland birds.
We've picked a few favourite cafés and food outlets for you to visit and refuel after your adventures. Tuck into delicious meals and snacks, often handmade using seasonal ingredients. There's plenty of choice for the whole family to enjoy.