Walking in Cornwall – Spectacular Scenery, Beautiful Countryside

Enjoy the best of walking in Cornwall when you take part in Boscastle's Walking Week

  • Held annually each Spring, a real opportunity to explore walking in Cornwall and see the beautiful countryside around the village of Boscastle
  • With experienced and informed local guides who can give a local’s insight to its gems.
  • This is an intimate event run by Boscastle people that has grown in popularity over the years
  • Welcoming new and returning walkers who take such pleasure in this beautiful part of north Cornwall
  • Organised walks specially selected to explore the beautiful countryside around the village of Boscastle
  • As spring arrives, you can enjoy a week of walking in Cornwall from the very best of Britain’s coastline to wonderful walks amid woods and streams, with local guides.
  • It’s all on offer during Boscastle’s increasingly popular Walking Week
    Why not join one of the experienced and informed local guides on a ramble to waterfalls or steep climbs to Cornwall’s highest coastal cliff top
  • Or choose to meander along the country lanes and pathways that would have been familiar to the writer Thomas Hardy, taking the path through the woods and up the valley to St. Juliot’s Church.
  • See the Old Rectory where
  • Hardy stayed and met his sweetheart Emma whilst he was an architect working on the church tower.
  • As there is a mix of walks for all ages, abilities and interests, everyone can join in and discover more about this lovely part of the county on foot and in good company.
  • Boscastle is one of Cornwall’s most picturesque and un-spoilt villages
  • The harbour is reached by the long narrow valley runs down to a steep and rocky entrance to the sea beyond.
  • This area is steeped in history, associated with authors and artists who have been inspired by its remoteness and rugged beauty
  • Boscastle has been a working harbour, both for fishermen and stone workers over the years
  • There are many of the quaint old buildings which have been converted into pubs, restaurants and coffee shops
  • So you can be assured of spectacular walks along the dramatic coastline and inland with great food, good company, and expert guides to give you a taste of its vibrant history
  • The guides reveal the best of walking in Cornwall, happily showing some of the lesser known gems too.
  • More information on all the walks and the week’s activities can be found from the Visitor Centre on the harbour Tel. 01840 250010 or by emailing boscastle.walkingweek@gmail.com
  • Booking for all walks will be essential

TOP TIP:- Boscastle Farm Shop, in the countryside just outside the village is great for present shopping, delicious coffee & cake, lunches and teas. You won't be disappointed!

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