Walks around Boscastle

Walks around Boscastle

Download the (free) iWalk Cornwall app from the App Store or Google Play then use the app to scan the QR code of the walks below for more info, where the walk can be purchased. Once a walk is downloaded, no phone/WiFi signal is needed.

3.3 miles/5.3 km - Moderate

Boscastle Headlands

Boscastle Harbour

A circular walk from Boscastle to Pentargon waterfall and Willapark coastguard lookout with magnificent views of the village and harbour from the headlands where the village women once gathered dressed in red to fool a French ship into fleeing from British army redcoats.

2.6 miles/4.2 km - Moderate

Boscastle to Minster Church

Minster Church

A short circular walk from Boscastle through bluebell woodland alongside the River Valency to the ancient Celtic churchyard and sacred spring at Minster, returning along the River Jordan, beside which Bottreaux Castle was once situated, and Boscastle's Old Road.

6.2 miles/10 km - Moderate

Boscastle to Rocky Valley

Coastline at Trevalga

A circular walk from Boscastle along the dramatic coastline of islands and arches towards Tintagel, following the cascading river up Rocky Valley past the ruined mills and labyrinthine carvings and returning via the mediaeval churches of Trethevy, Trevalga and Forrabury.

5.4 miles/8.7 km - Moderate-strenuous

Boscastle to Buckator

Boscastle Harbour

A circular walk along the coastline from Boscastle via the Pentargon waterfall and the rugged cliffs at Buckator, returning along the Valency valley.

5.5 miles/8.7 km - Moderate

Boscastle to Tintagel (via bus)

The Lady's Window

A one-way coastal walk, made circular via an initial bus journey, along the dramatic coastline of islands and arches from Boscastle to Tintagel, rated as one of the top five walks in Cornwall.

There is a choice of over 250 more walks in Cornwall available via the app.
You can explore them via "Walks Shop".