The town originated as the site of Botreaux Castle in the 1100's. It was expanded for wider commerce by Richard Grenville in 1584, to host more ships and import and export businesses.
Today, Boscastle is known for its harbor, flooding, maritime industry, and beautiful natural surrounding scenery.
People Born in Boscastle
Boscastle in People's Lives
Ralph Fiennes: I traveled here in 1996 to film scenes of the movie Oscar and Lucinda.