Best Things to See & Do in Boscastle


  • St Nectan's Glen

    St Nectan's Glen is a picturesque wooded valley in Trethevy, just outside Tintagel. Over the millennia the Trevillet River has carved its way through the local Devonian slate forming the valley. This is the same river that flows through the...

  • Rocky Valley Maze

    The aptly named Rocky Valley lies less than a couple of miles north of Tintagel. This beautiful wooded valley has been carved by the Trevillet River over the millennia as it cascades down towards the sea. A popular riverside...

  • Napoleon Inn - Boscastle

    The Napoleon Inn / Boscastle

    The Napoleon Inn is a delightful family-run historic pub. Found snugly nestled in Boscastle village, a little way off from the busy centre on the old High Street. The Inn is full of 16th-century charm with the original bar and fireplace still intact. The scene is perfected with era-appropriate low beams and romantic lighting.

    In true Cornish style, the pub offers traditional cask ale,...

  • Museum in Boscastle, housing the largest collection of witchcraft related artefacts in the world

  • Tintagel Castle Cornwall

    Clifftop ruins of castle which was allegedly the fortress used by King Arthur.

  • Tintagel Old Post Office

    Carefully restored building originally dating from the 14th century, is now in the care of the National Trust

  • High Cliff - Cornwall

    The literal pinnacle of the rocky coastline between the villages of Boscastle and Crackington Haven, aptly-named High Cliff takes the prize for the tallest cliff anywhere...

  • Tintagel Castle Bridge

    Dramatic windswept cliffs, romantic ruins, and of course, a dash of Arthurian legend – what more could you ask? The dramatically remote location of Tintagel Castle in North Cornwall draws hundreds of thousands of visitors in...

  • Evening Sun - Tintagel Coast

    Lye Rock, a small offshore island on Cornwall's far north coast, was for a long time famous as the site of Cornwall's largest colony of puffins. Sadly there are far fewer to be seen today, although the rock remains a valuable breeding site for a...

  • Tintagel - King Arthur Sculpture

    There could hardly be a more dramatic setting for a sculpture than the windswept edge of a rugged promontory, jutting into the Atlantic Ocean. Fitting just that bill are the cliffs of Tintagel Island, the perfect site for a...

  • The Strangles from High Cliff

    The section between Bude and Boscastle, another stretch of around sixteen miles, is one of the more remote sections of the path. Fascinating geology, ancient seaside settlements and far-reaching views characterise a walk that is demanding but...

  • King Arthur's Great Halls was designed and built in the 1930s to encapsulate the world and legend of King Arthur

  • Merlin's Cave - Tintagel

    Tintagel is intricately linked with the tales surrounding the legendary King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. And no story that involves Arthur is complete without mention of the oh-so mysterious magician Merlin....

  • Located at Slaughterbridge, on the site of King Arthur's last battle, and is dedicated to telling the stories of Arthur and his knights

  • V1 Rocket

    Located on the Second World War airfield on Davidstow Moor, the museum primarily covers the history of RAF Davidstow moor. In addition there are exhibits and information on other North Coast airfields, wartime life on the home front and some post-war military hardware.