Destination guide

The friendly area of Boscastle awaits your stay

The area's history and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Boscastle. Travellers appreciate the bars in this welcoming city. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Boscastle

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Boscastle has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Merlins Cave (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Bowood Park Golf Course (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Trethorne Leisure Park (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • New Mills Farm Park (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Launceston Golf Club (13.7 mi / 22 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Boscastle

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Boscastle is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rocky Valley (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Crackington Beach (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Brown Willy (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Widemouth Bay Beach (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Bude Beach (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • The Hidden Valley Discovery Park (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Boscastle

The nearest airport is in Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall), located 22.3 mi (36 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Boscastle?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 989 holiday lettings around Boscastle. From 635 cottages to 224 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Boscastle? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Boscastle. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Boscatle Visitors Centre: 2,620 holiday lettings
  • Polzeath Beach: 3,155 holiday lettings
  • Widemouth Bay: 1,644 holiday lettings
  • North Cornwall Museum: 3,032 holiday lettings
  • Bedruthan Steps: 3,292 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Boscastle listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Boscastle?

Yes, of course. offers 635 Cottages in Boscastle. Our other popular types of Boscastle holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 224 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 49 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 635 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Boscastle?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 69 holiday homes with pool available in Boscastle. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.