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Welcome to Boscastle

Boscastle, village lies within the parish of Forrabury and Minster on the North Cornish Coast 14 miles south from Bude and 5 miles from Tintagel, a conservation area amongst some of the most beautiful countryside within the British Isles, and is one of the few remaining unspoilt harbour villages in Cornwall. Designated an Area of Outstanding beauty, the National Trust own and care for the beautiful medieval harbour and surrounding coastline.

An excellent base for touring the area, all of Cornwall or North Devon, including moorlands, sheltered wooden valleys and coastal footpaths offering magnificent views, are all on our doorstep.
The small harbour now hosts a number of little fishing boats but was once a hive of activity with trade taking place between Wales, Bristol and the south of England. Here too a lovely valley heads inland, a path follows a fast flowing burbling stream which leads to several hidden churches allowing you to discover the little known connection between North Cornwall and Thomas Hardy.


News Items  Updated 18-04-2014


ROAD CLOSURE
Cogndons Lane between its junction with Lundy Drive and Crackington Vean
See Map     See 21 day Notice
ANNUAL PARISH MEETING
Will be held in the Community & Recreation
Centre on
Wednesday 23rd April 7pm
All members of the public are invited to come
Agenda:- Local CCL dog warden
Parish Council report
Updates from local organisations
St.Teath Parish Church
Art Festival
Saturday 14th. Sunday 25th. & Monday 26th. May from 10- 30 am to 5-30 pm. Display of 1914--1918 Local Memorabilia, Paintings for sale, Various Craft Stalls. Light Bites available.
Saturday 14th. May a Concert by The Minstrels & By Mini Minstrels by retiring collection.


Boscastle Walking Week 2014
Boscastle Walking
 will be from Friday 28th March to Saturday 5th April.

Those arriving on Friday 28th March will be able to book Fish and Chips, a pudding and Quiz at the Wellington Hotel.

From the very best of Britain’s coastline to wonderful walks amid woods and streams, it’s all on offer during Boscastle’s increasingly popular Walking Week.

Our seventh year sees an extended range of walks and activities for you to pick and mix from.
We aim to have something for all ages and abilities.
 
You could join one of our experienced and informed local guides on a ramble to waterfalls or steep climbs to Cornwall’s highest coastal cliff top, or meander along the country lanes and pathways that would have been familiar to the writer Thomas Hardy, whose life-changing visit to Boscastle produced poetry regarded by many as amongst the finest in the English language.

As well as walking, a range of events including Cream Teas and special ‘Meal deals’ will be available.
 
More information on all the walks  week’s activities Click Here and accommodation can be found on the Chamber of Trade and Commerce website
boscastlefestival.co.uk
or from the Visitor Centre on the harbour
www.visitboscastle.com
Tel. 01840 250010

Booking for all walks is essential.
Sturdy walking gear and personal insurance is recommended.

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