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Highlights in Boscastle
- Seaside village
- Diverse beaches
- Family attractions
- Home of Thomas Hardy
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Cottages in Boscastle
The picturesque harbour village of Boscastle is a romantic destination steeped in history and closely associated with famous authors and artists who have long been inspired by its asperous allurement. The village sits high above the harbour and is a lovely place to rent a cottage with panoramic sea views. From there you have excellent transport links to the region’s slew of attractions, and, of course, a quintessentially quaint Cornish village to explore.Cottages for romantic couples
Traditional Cornish cottages feature traditional whitewashed walls and grey slate roofs typical of the region. Small and cosy and best suited to couples, full size, sweeping windows accentuate the beauty of the incoming views, and with kaleidoscopic gardens and comfortable living areas to relax in, as soon as you step into your self-catering cottage in Boscastle, your holiday will be off to the best of possible starts!
Travellers and activities
From archetypal sandy beaches to remote sheltered coves, the area of Boscastle boasts more than 300 beaches of all types. Whether you are looking for dog friendly, family friendly, sandy, pebbly, popular or secluded, Boscastle has got you covered. Look for the most spectacular beach? Crackington Haven Beach is a gorgeous cove backed by magisterial cliffs and offering a golden stretch of sand and myriad rock pools. Seasonal dog ban operates on this beach.Boscastle Thomas Hardy fans
Tourists flock Boscastle to follow in the footsteps of the late, great English author, Thomas Hardy. He worked on the restoration of St. Juliot’s Church, where he met his wife, and used numerous locations in Boscastle and as the setting for one of his famous novels ‘A Pair of Blue Eyes’. Today, you can visit St. Juliot’s church and see the memorial Hardy made for his wife after her death.Boscastle for shopping
Boscastle is crammed with fantastic independent boutiques, shops and art galleries offering a glorious diversity of hand-made gifts and idiosyncratic souvenirs just begging to be taken home as a memento of your holiday in this lovely part of the world. Check out Uncle Paul’s Emporium for gorgeous gemstones and crystals, or head to Otherworld in a delightfully crooked cottage where you can choose from an awesome range of witchcraft and magical artefacts. For more conventional souvenirs, don’t miss the National Trust Gift Shop in the village!
„Boscastle’s harbour is still fully operational, as it was hundreds of years ago. Watching the fisher boats gentle chug in and out is truly meditative!“
Top 7 travel tips in Boscastle
A memorable family day out awaits you at Camel Creek Adventure park, with thrilling rides for little kids, big kids and those who wish they were still kids! Not far from Boscastle by car, make this a must-do for families.2. Old McDonald had a farm…!
Another memorable family day out awaits you at Old McDonald’s farm, where your kids can pet and feed lambs and calves, take a pony ride, whizz around on a go-kart, ride on a miniature train, enjoy a game of crazy golf, and much more!3. Unleash your inner sorcerer
The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic in Boscastle showcases the biggest collection of witchcraft related artefacts in the world, with over 3,000 exhibits and 7,000 books! A big treat for lovers of the likes of Harry Potter!4. Experience the best of Boscastle
Follow the River Valency from the village along an impressive gorge past an inlet and cliffs towards the Boscastle’s working harbourfront. From there, take a boat trip out into the open ocean where you can spot seals and dolphins in the wild.5. Watch cider being made and enjoy the results!
A producer of cider using traditional methods of old, Heywood Cider Farm opens it tours to tourists who get to experience a tour of its orchards, learn all about the cider apple growing process, and then engage in some all-important cider sampling!6. Discover the area’s highest waterfall
St Nectan's Glen is a lovely, wooded valley in Trethevy, just down the road from Boscastle. The best-known feature of the Glen is Saint Nectan’s Kieve, a fabulous waterfall that cascades 20 metres into a deep rock basin and then flows through a natural arch in the rocks.7. Hear the Devil’s Bellows
Best observed from the cliff viewpoints opposite above Boscastle’s harbour, the Devil’s Bellows is an impressive blowhole that thumps, snorts and spits like the devil himself! For the best action, visit the blowhole around 2 hours before or after low tide.
FAQs: Cottages in Boscastle
Which types of services can you typically find in the cottages in Boscastle?
In regard to the facilities you can find on Holidu, it appears that the cottages in Boscastle benefit from everything that travellers dream of! Here, the cottages generally offer a variety of amenities, the most popular being: Wi-Fi (92%), garden (58%), and fireplace (40%)...Pretty cool!
How do travellers usually rate cottages in Boscastle?
On average, the cottages here are rather highly rated. According to the Holidu database, 35% of cottages have a rating equivalent to or higher than 4.5 stars. A percentage high enough to confirm that there are quite a few that are very enjoyable and will be the perfect choice for your next holiday.
Are the cottages in Boscastle suitable for families with children?
According to the Holidu data, 20% of cottages in Boscastle are suitable for holidays with children, it will therefore not be difficult to find the ideal cottage for you and your children.
Are the cottages in Boscastle suitable for holiday-makers and their pets?
Yes! In Boscastle, 45% of the cottages offer the possibility for travellers to take their pets with them, 58% also have a garden!
Do the cottages in Boscastle generally have Wi-Fi?
Of course! According to the data collected last year, 92% of cottages in Boscastle offer an internet connection. So don't panic, you will be able to stay connected during your stay!
What are the prices like for cottages in Boscastle?
Most of the cottages in Boscastle (68%) cost less than £100 a night. This is the perfect destination for booking an affordable cottage!
Do the cottages in Boscastle generally come equipped with a fireplace?
Of course! According to last year's data, many cottages in Boscastle . This is the destination you need to head to during the winter months!
Are the cottages in Boscastle suitable for trips in large groups or rather for a weekend break as a small group?
According to last year's Holidu data, 82% of cottages are suitable for up to four guests. Approximately 88% of the cottages here have at least two separate bedrooms. Boscastle is the perfect destination for taking your little family on holiday!