Possibly one of the most enchanting fishing villages in north Cornwall, Boscastle is the kind of village you can expect to find selling magic wands amongst the Cornish clotted cream ice cream outlets.
Boscastle Harbour and Village in North Cornwall Wander through the woodland and you’ll find mysterious stick men and trickling streams tumbling into clear pools lined with old coins, tossed in by passers-by inspired to make a wish. Discover one of the villages three beautiful little churches or climb up to the famous white house which perches on a protruding bit of cliff top like the village crown, gifting stunning vistas out towards Tintagel Castle and Bude with endless deep blue ocean between. Head north on the coast path to find The Boscastle Farm shop offering mouth-watering Cornish breakfasts and Sunday lunches using home-reared meat and eggs from their farm, served-up in the most stunning of cliff top locations. Boscastle is indeed a fine destination for a luxury self-catering break or walking holiday, a true insight into all that is magic about Cornwall.
Luxury Cottage Breaks in Boscastle There’s no better way to holiday in Cornwall than by staying in an authentic Fisherman’s cottage. Boscastle has a variety of holiday homes and self-catering fisherman’s cottages dotted around the harbour, each brim-full with character. Many of Boscastle’s quaint cottages boast nautical interiors and sea views, which will be a welcome break from the city. The village has a calendar of charming events including the annual duck race and food festival, offering a chance to stock up on all the best of local crafts and produce to cook up a storm back at your holiday home - the celebrity chef cookery demonstrations are sure to get the creative juices flowing! When it comes to dining out, the village has a handful of traditional tearooms and Cornish pubs including The Napoleon, The Cobweb and The Riverside – the kind of establishments which will probably have you joining in on a jolly good old seaside shanty by the end of the night!