St Nectans Glen, Trethevy, Tintagel, Cornwall PL34 0BE
01840 779538

Drive from Tintagel to Boscastle (and vice versa) on the coast road (B3263). Park in the free car park situated just off the road in Trethevy.

Follow the signs on foot.


Our free allocated car park has limited capacity. If you arrive and our car park is full, please use the alternative car park as detailed below.

There is now a temporary additional car park located at PL34 0BD with lots of spaces available. This is being run by a local farmer and has a charge of £3 per day should you wish to use it. There is then just a short walk from the car park to join up with the existing woodland walk to St Nectans Glen. 

The farmers car park is remaining open until this Sunday (13th) and then will be open every weekend until the 1st November and will be open the whole week of October half term (24th – 1st November).



Take the coastal bus service 594 from Tintagel to Boscastle (and vice versa). Alight at Trethevy; the trail starts opposite the bus stop.

The trail is moderate and approximately 1 mile in length.

Opening Times:

The site is now open daily from 9.30am to 5.00pm.
LAST ENTRY to the waterfall is 4.30pm.

Our Tree of Life café is open daily until 3.30pm. The café has limited indoor/balcony seating to adhere to social distancing guidelines. No table bookings necessary. Outdoor tables are also available.
We are serving a reduced menu and are, also, continuing to provide a take-away service.
Please note that drinks and snacks will continue to be served from 3.30pm until 4.30pm in our Ice Cream Parlour only.

Our newly refurbished gift shop is also open for you to browse our fantastic range of gifts and home accessories; LAST ENTRY is at 4.30pm
Please respect social distancing and wear your face mask when in the shop.

View prices here


Well behaved dogs are allowed

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