Holidays in Boscastle Cornwall

Eat at Home

Boscastle Fishing Company

Ivy Cottage is great Cornwall holiday accommodation. If you are self catering in Cornwall UK, the Cornish Store and Spar have small stocks of food, essential everyday items and groceries, and are located in the village. Boscastle is a wonderful village, one of the best resorts in Cornwall UK.

The Boscastle Fishing Company are on the harbour and sell the catch of the day, fresh from the sea.

Supermarkets within a short drive of Boscastle include Tesco, Somerfield, Co-op, and Morrisons.

Waitrose and Tesco make deliveries to Ivy Cottage.

Take Away

Fish and chips in Boscastle

Sharon's Plaice is Boscastle's very own fish and chip shop, close to Ivy Cottage in the village centre. It also serves delicious home made take away pizza.

in the summer you can enjoy your takeaway in a pop up beer garden with a beer or a cocktail.

Boscastle Farm Shop

Boscastle farm shop

Run by Robin, Jackie and their team, Boscastle Farm Shop and Cafe is in a stunning location.

Surrounded by National Trust Farmland and less than 50 yards from the coastal path, the Farm Shop sells home made pies, pasties and other delights. The on site cafe is the number 1 place to eat in Boscastle.

The farm shop is a 5 minute drive from Ivy Cottage. Alternatively, you can walk along the South West Coast path to earn your lunch.

Art, Gifts & Clothing


There are fantastic shops in Boscastle. You can buy local art from Boscastle's famous Pottery, The Picture Parlour or the Old Forge Gallery. Clothing and gifts are available from Things, the National Trust shop and Harbour Light Clothing. Specialist walking clothes and footwear are sold by the Cornish Rambler, and there are many more besides.

Pubs & Restaurants


There are three pubs in Boscastle, all within walking distance of Ivy Cottage. the Cobweb keeps good beer, a great Cornish vibe and serves good pub food. The Napoleon at the top of the village is a steep  10 minute walk to excellent food and drink (and music on Tuesdays and Fridays) but it is downhill all the way home.

The Wellington Hotel is less than 5 minute walk and serves excellent food in its restaurant and bar.

In  addition there are a number of fantastic cafes and restaurants.

Further Afield


Boscastle is close to lots of other great places for eating. We recommend the Port William pub at Trebarwith Strand.

You can also easily get to Padstow, Port Isaac and many other places.