Walk - Boscastle Farm Shop - A Short Stroll & Look

0.3 miles (0.5 km)

Boscastle Farm Shop - PL35 0HH Boscastle Farm Shop

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The South West Coast Path is the long-distance walking route which completely encircles the South West Peninsula, giving access to the finest coastal scenery the country can offer. The Boscastle Farm Shop is ideally located for some short explorations of the fabulous scenery of the South West Coast Path in this part of North Cornwall. If you've had a taste of the local produce, now try a taste of the local landscape!

There are a range of wonderful places to lay your head near the Coast Path for a well-earned sleep. From large and luxurious hotels, to small and personable B&B's, as well as self-catering options and campsites. The businesses that support the Path, where you've chosen to visit, are listed here.

Higher Tresmorn Farm

A perfect place to stay, offering quiet or relaxing B&B accomodation in a friendly & cosy medieval farmhouse. Breathtaking views over the coastline-ideally located for the Coast Path.

Lower Meadows House B&B

Lower Meadows House, a family run Bed and Breakfast in the heart of Boscastle. Within 5 minutes walk from the coast path.

The Wellington Hotel

A 3 Star hotel by the sea in the beautiful village of Boscastle,the Wellington has an amazing location, superb food and a sense of history.

Hannah's Cottage

Charming B&B set within an AONB, 10 mins countryside walk to the Coast Path and beach. Variety of accommodation to suit.

Wigwam Holidays ® Great Tregath

A perfect complement of outdoor living and luxurious ensuite insulated wooden cabins. Transport service from any accessible point within range

Beaver Cottages

2 dog friendly self catering cottages (sleeping up to 4 and 6) with enclosed gardens, close to SWCP, Tintagel and Trebarwith Strand beach. 0.25 miles from Coast Path. WiFi and car parking available. Also offering one night stays for walkers.

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Route Description

  1. From the Farm Shop go into the field at the rear. Cross the field, bearing right and downhill to the Cornish hedge along the bottom.

You have reached the South West Coast Path, which runs along the bottom of this field.
Cornish hedges are a feature of this area. Unlike hedges in most parts of the country, they are stone-faced earth banks with vegetation growing out of the top. Some date back as far as the Bronze and Iron Ages, while many more are of medieval origin.
Immediately below is the impressive cove of Pentargon. There is a local colony of seals near here and it is quite common to see seals swimming in the cove. In addition, a pair of peregrine falcons nest on the cliffs near here and it may be possible to hear their rather melancholy cry. If you are lucky you may see one of these magnificent birds. They are said to be the fastest birds on the planet, reaching speeds of approaching 200mph (320kph) as they dive onto their flying prey from above.

  1. Return to the Farm shop, retracing steps across the field.
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