Where to stay around Boscastle?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,249 holiday lettings near Boscastle. From 632 cottages to 305 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Boscastle is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Boscastle?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Boscastle. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Polzeath Beach: 3,252 holiday lettings
  • Cornwall's Crealy Adventure Park: 3,897 holiday lettings
  • Bude Beach: 1,772 holiday lettings
  • Widemouth Bay: 1,989 holiday lettings
  • North Cornwall Museum: 3,284 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Boscastle listed on HomeAway 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. HomeAway offers 632 cottages in Boscastle. Our other popular types of Boscastle holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 305 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 96 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 96 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 58 holiday homes with pool available in Boscastle. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Boscastle, England your home away from home

    Stunning scenery is to be found on the South West coast of England with Boscastle in Cornwall a particularly beautiful town. It is a popular place for holidaymakers as well as TV and film makers due to the glorious views and is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay suiting all budgets including self catering accommodation, farm houses and cottages as well as caravan and campsites.

    Things to do on holiday to Boscastle, England

    Boscastle is conveniently located for some of Cornwall’s best beaches including those at Crackington Haven, Bossiney Haven and Polzeath. Watersports are very popular in Cornwall including sailing and windsurfing and the world famous surfing hot spot of Newquay is only three quarters of an hour away. With so much wonderful scenery to take in, Boscastle and the surrounding areas offer several hiking trails including the seven mile coast path walk to Crackington Haven.

    The views provided in this fishing village inspire many visitors to try their hand at painting and photography by the quay. Naturally fishing is very popular here with chartered trips offered to visitors here and can offer sightings during the breeding season of puffins, razorbills and guillemots.

    Boscastle and its neighbouring towns have many eateries for self catering holidaymakers to enjoy such as restaurants, cafes, tea rooms, pubs and bistros. There are many smaller shops located in the town selling gifts, crafts, fashion, sports goods, food and many other things as well as various galleries. Bigger supermarkets are to be found in towns such as Bude, Launceston, Wadebridge and Bodmin and Truro, the only city in Cornwall, is about a one hour drive away.

    Places to visit on holiday to Boscastle, England

    There are a number of places to visit in the town and probably a good place to start is the Visitor Centre on the northern side of the harbour. The area is packed with history and visitors can go to museums, churches and other old buildings such as the Museum of Witchcraft, the Old Mill and he Old Forge. Neighbouring Tintagel is another interesting place to visit and is where King Arthur was said to have been born. Tintagel Castle was built in the 13th century and is arguably Cornwall’s most iconic site.

    Weather in Boscastle, England

    The warmest time of the year to visit Cornwall is generally July and August when the average high is approximately 19 to 20 degrees centigrade. Between April and July are usually the driest months while December and January is the wettest time of the year with 110 to 120mm average rainfall per month.

    Travel to Boscastle, England

    Newquay Airport can be reached via the A39 and is about 45 minutes drive from Boscastle, with operators such as Flybe taking passengers to UK cities such as London Gatwick and Edinburgh and Air Southwest flying to Bristol, London City, Dublin, Leeds and Newcastle amongst others. The nearest train station to Boscastle is Bodmin Parkway, which is approximately 17 miles away and has daily services to and from London Paddington. Regular bus services run from the train stations at Bodmin Parkway and Exeter St. David's.

    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)

    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)