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.
The 2014 festival of food, arts and crafts will be held on the weekend of the 4th and 5th October. It will be the eigth to be held in Boscastle.
The event, born out of a sense of community regeneration following the flood of 2004, has now become firmly established on the festival scene and is arguably the biggest and best of its kind to be held in Cornwall.
All events are Open 10am until 4pm on Saturday and Sunday.
Free Park & Ride and mini bus to all locations. For a map of event locations
More information on all the activities Click Here for 2013 map
accommodation can be found on the Chamber of Trade and Commerce website
from the Visitor Centre on the harbour
Tel. 01840 250010