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Boscastle Farm Shop

Half a mile uphill from the harbour on the B3263, this excellent farm shop sells its own produce, including ruby-red beef and possibly the best sausages on the north coast, plus a comprehensive range of Cornish good…
Museum in Boscastle

Museum of Witchcraft & Magic

This oddball museum has been a fixture in Boscastle since 1960, and apparently houses the world's largest collection of witchy memorabilia, from haunted skulls to hags' bridles and voodoo dolls (known as poppets). I…
British in Boscastle

Waterloo Restaurant

This turreted coaching inn off the harbour dates back to the 16th century. It's an old-fashioned place – flock carpets, burnished furniture, upholstered chairs – and the restaurant continues the trad theme. There's …
Pub in Boscastle


In the upper part of the village, this whitewashed inn is a cosy place for a pint. It retains much of its period atmosphere, with fittings from open fireplaces to bench seats. St Austell ales are on tap.
Pub in Boscastle


The local's choice, a short walk from the harbour, with a couple of open fires and a friendly atmosphere. It's freehold, so there's a good selection of cask ales. It's dog-friendly, too.