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Boscastle

About Boscastle

A sheltered natural inlet with an unspoilt harbour village. There’s more to Boscastle than a picturesque natural harbour and village.

The Elizabethan quay sits in an impressive amphitheatre of steep cliffs and is home to quaint stone-built cottages, shops and tea-rooms.

Much of the land in and around Boscastle is owned by the Trust. Venture beyond the picture-postcard harbour and a cliff path takes you to the Willapark headland and an intriguing ex-folly, now used as a Coastwatch lookout.

Nearby walks around Forrabury Stitches offer a rare glimpse at a surviving farmed landscape showing ancient celtic strip fields. If you wander further afield, you’ll discover the half-forgotten churches of Minster and St Juliots – once made famous by Thomas Hardy.

Scenic buses in Boscastle

Truro to Wadebridge, Camelford & Bude – Bus route 95 from Transport for Cornwall.

Route 95

Newquay to Wadebridge, Boscastle & Bude

Explore the stunning Cornish coast and countryside on a mammoth three-hour journey from the county's capital: Truro.

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