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Harbour View


Boscastle, Cornwall

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In terms of location alone, Harbour View is hard to beat. Standing at the head of the harbour, this fine old cottage looks down on the historic quayside in one direction and up to the village centre in the other. Nestling in the valley floor, it offers a sheltered and comfortable stay, and there are miles of beautiful walks available straight from the cottage door, whilst the small garden provides the opportunity to savour the sights and sounds of harbour life. Across the river you'll find our other holiday cottages The Gaffer, The Lugger and The Clinker.

Boscastle, one of the most beautiful and unspoilt villages in Cornwall. You can potter around the village with its quaint stone-built cottages, shops, art galleries, tearooms and pubs. Take a leisurely walk along the harbour or stride onto the coastal path and enjoy spectacular scenery.

At low tide there is a sandy beach at Trebarwith Strand just 5 miles to the South West or a little further on again, you you’ll find the famous surfing beach of Polzeath. In the opposite direction there is the popular Widemouth Bay near Bude.

The cottage's layout

Ground floor
Sitting/dining room with open fire, kitchen.
First floor
Three bedrooms (1 double with 5' bed, 1 twin, 1 single), bathroom with shower over bath, separate lavatory.
Visitor notes

Heating: Electrorad eco heating and convector heating included.

Parking: Parking for one car next to the cottage. A second car would need to be parked in the main car park about half a mile away.

Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 4pm.


Environmentally friendly briquettes for use on the fire can be bought at the time of booking or whilst at the cottage.

Offers: Free entry to Tintagel Old Post Office on production of booking details subject to seasonal opening hours.

Sample a taste of Cornwall: A cream tea free of charge from our Boscastle café can be enjoyed during your stay (subject to seasonal opening times).

Local suppliers: Discount offered to National Trust guests for these outdoor activity providers offering kayaking, surfing, coasteering and much more Cornish Rock Tors and Outdoor Adventures.

Cottage details
Let starts
Min stay
Dogs allowed
Yes, 1
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  • Dogs welcome
  • Open fire / stove
  • Pub nearby
  • Coast nearby
  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Double bed
  • Microwave
  • Radio
  • WiFi
  • DVD
  • Fridge-freezer
  • If you would like a copy of the access statement for this cottage please call the booking office on 0344 335 1287


Things to see and do nearby

A magnolia blooming at Trengwainton Garden, Cornwall © Stephen Robson

Cornwall may be steeped in Celtic history yet it also offers the uncomplicated joy of a day spent by the sea. From the picture-box charms of the villages and towns of St Ives, Polzeath and Port Isaac to the raw natural beauty of the coast, one trip to this part of the world is often just the start of many more. Remember to pack some good walking boots and you will be set for life!

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place to visit
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  • South West Coast Path
  • Wadebridge
  • Eden Project
  • Bird watching
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • horse riding
  • walking
  • water sports
  • kayaking
  • coasteering.
National Trust places to visit
Boscastle Picturesque harbour and village on the north Cornish coast
Tintagel Old Post Office
Tintagel Old Post Office One of the Trust's most delightful medieval buildings, enhanced by a cottage garden
Lawrence House
Lawrence House Beautiful Georgian town house
Lanhydrock Magnificent late Victorian country house with extensive servants' quarters, gardens and wooded estate
Carnewas and Bedruthan Steps
Carnewas and Bedruthan Steps Dramatic coastline with views over massive rock stacks
Cotehele Mill
Cotehele Mill Working watermill and workshops


Comments from past visitors

  • Mr Thorne
    • January 2017
    • Bristol
    Relax and feel at home!

    Each of the National Trust properties I have stayed at whether booked by myself or not have their own character and feel so different. The NT properties allow you to relax and be at "home". Whereas the majority of hotels do not have that uniqueness or feel.

  • Mr Wenban
    • August 2016
    • Cambs
    Lovely cottage

    Boscastle is a beautiful place. The NT has made the harbour entrance a very attractive visitor location. The cottage was so lovely! Great location for walks and not too far down the Cornish peninsular.

  • Mr S Mumford
    • April 2016
    • Devon
    Extremely clean cottage

    Made enjoyable...The beautiful setting . Welcome pack and free cream teas. Cottage was extremely clean , homely and very comfortable. Easy to get key, excellent communication.

  • W Pointing
    • April 2016
    • Somerset
    Best kept NT cottage we have stayed in!

    The cottage was spotless, lovely tea tray with chocolate Easter bunnies for the children and fresh flowers beautifully arranged. Anna was our housekeeper and she prepared the property faultlessly. Very thorough information folder. The best kept National Trust cottage that we have stayed at in a magical location.

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What it will cost

Prices include:

  • VAT, Linen, heating and electricity (except where shown in the cottage details)
  • We cannot accept website bookings more than 15 months in advance. Please call 0344 335 1287 or email to enquire about future bookings and reservations.
  • The National Trust reserves the right to move cottage prices up or down and to alter date breaks. We also reserve the right to charge supplements for cottages for specific dates covering special events, e.g. Rosetta Cottages on the Isle of Wight during Cowes week. We will notify you of any special event supplements at the time of booking.


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