Driftwood Cottage - Boscastle,

Boscastle, North Cornwall
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 2
Change Sat
No Dogs
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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Property code: DBOSC



This pretty property has been lovingly fitted and furnished by its owners who have taken great care to source as much as possible locally including a selection of artwork by local artists. With its own suntrap patio area it provides a relaxing seaside escape.

Nestling in the centre of the village of Boscastle you will be within walking distance of the coast and a traditional harbour. Stroll out further along the coast path and from here you can discover many popular sandy beaches and sheltered coves which are perfect for surfing and sunbathing. Port Isaac and Padstow, are also within easy reach and offer a selection of shops and restaurants. For a cultural day out, visit King Arthur's Castle, the National Trust properties Llanhydrock House and The Old Post Office, or The Lost Gardens of Heligan. In the evenings, relax in the garden with a glass of wine or visit one of the many local pubs or restaurants.

The accommodation offers TWO bedrooms: 1 double and 1 small bedroom, approached via the double room, with futon bed made up upon request. Shower room: with large walk-in shower and WC, also approached via the double room. Lounge: with TV/DVD, woodburner (first basket of logs included) and hi-fi with iPod dock. Kitchen/diner: modern fitted kitchen with integrated appliances including electric oven and hob, fridge with freezer compartment, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine. Outside: small patio area to the front of the property and small raised gravelled patio area to the rear with garden furniture. Amenities: roadside parking outside the property (subject to availability) and additional parking can be found in the local public car park if needed. Bed linen, towels (please bring your own beach towels), electric, electric heating (underfloor heating on the ground floor) and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking or pets. Additional info: please note that front door is quite narrow but the property can also be accessed via the (standard size) back door via a shared pathway behind the row of cottages. Babies in arms welcome but regret no children under 10 yrs. Maximum occupancy 3 including infants. Location: beach and selection of pubs, shops and restaurants all within walking distance.             


This property joined our collection in 2014 and is managed by Alison.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 13 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Julian, 17th June 2017

Beautifully presented cottage with everything provided for a very comfortable stay. Perfectly located, easy access to coastal paths, surrounding areas and local amenities. Very friendly hosts who provided a lovely welcome pack (mid stay linen change was a nice surprise). Thoroughly recommended.

Reviewed by Allison, 18th March 2017

Driftwood Cottage is perfect, great location, beautifully furnished & well equipped. We had a wonderful week & would love to return.

Reviewed by Andrew, 5th November 2016

Driftwood cottage is comfortable and homely, it's quite small and the small bedroom is accessed through the master bedroom so it's very suitable for a couple or a couple with a young child, less so for people who don't know each other very well! It's in a great location, just 2 minutes walk from the village centre, shops, pubs and harbour. BoscastlRead moree is very pretty and the local people are friendly and helpful but there's not a great deal to do except walk, paint and loaf about - fine by us! Hide

Reviewed by Terri, 29th October 2016

The cottage was clean and comfortable with all of the equipment needed to make a holiday pleasurable. The welcome items were much appreciated. The location of the cottage is central to Boscastle and there are walks of varying degrees of difficulty and length within easy reach of the cottage, from a stroll around the harbour to visit the local food Read moreand gift shops, to along the costal path to the farm shop for breakfast or to Tintagel and back. Hide

Reviewed by Steve, 8th October 2016

This was our first break in 10 years, couldn't have wished for a better place (both Boscastle and Driftwood Cottage) to stay. Such a well-appointed cottage, lovely decor, lacking for nothing. A 700 mile round trip for 3 nights but totally worth it. Just the best time, thank you.

Reviewed by William, 3rd October 2016

The fittings, furnishings and cleanliness were first class. A very comfortable stay, and right in the heart of the village. The extra touches of a bottle of wine, flowers, biscuits, logs, and basic supplies, on arrival, were much appreciated. Perfect for couples who like their creature comforts, and can sleep an additional person, if required.

Reviewed by Debbie, 25th September 2016

We loved the cottage especially the quirky front door the property was spotlessly clean and furnished to a very high standard also liked the extras the owners provided like fresh flowers on the table milk biscuits wine . Will be returning next year

Reviewed by Peter, 3rd September 2016

We had a lovely welcome and the cottage was very well equipped and was excellent quality . Apart from the comments e.g. you need an adapter plug if you have a shaver or an electric toothbrush and we had a high reach to turn the light off when you were in bed-it was a very comfortable and convenient cottage once you got the hang of the parking . We Read morehad a lovely holiday and walked from the house on a couple of days. Hide

Reviewed by Ian, 27th August 2016

We had a lovely week at Driftwood cottage, using it as a base to explore the area. Very well equipped and in a great location. Parking on the road can be a challenge but there is a carpark in easy walking distance.

Reviewed by Paul, 20th August 2016

A very pretty, well maintained and well appointed cottage in a great location.

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Pretty coastal cottage
Cosy lounge with woodburner
Cosy lounge with woodburner
Modern kitchen with integrated appliances
Dining area
Double bedroom
Single bedroom with futon bed
Shower room with large walk-in shower and WC
Lovely coastal village location
Harbourside views nearby
Surrounding scenery


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