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Tintagel Castle

Address: Tintagel PL34 0DB, England
Phone Number: 01840 770328
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Ranked #4 of 16 Attractions in Tintagel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins, Castles, Mysterious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: This brooding 13th-century castle sits on the rugged and spectacular Atlantic coast in Cornwall...
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Castles, Mysterious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: This brooding 13th-century castle sits on the rugged and spectacular Atlantic coast in Cornwall, which recalls the myth and mystery associated with King Arthur and Merlin the magician.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went on a typical wintery North Cornwall day so we got the feel of nature as well although it stayed dry for 99% of the time we spent there, it decided to rain while we were right at the top. The walk up and down from the car park is horrific and maybe building a small car park would be... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

My third visit, and the Castle never disappoints. Well worth the walk to the top, don't miss it when you're in Cornwall. If you stand at the Castle and listen carefully you can hear King Arthur calling for Guinevere!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The birthplace of King Arthur, amazing landscape, beautiful coast and vision you would never forget.

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Bristol, uk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

fantastic place with loads of steps ....and great views . staff at the centre are very friendly and knowledgeable

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Maroochydore, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

There is very little of this castle remaining and for me the views from the next rocky hill beside the bridge walk to the castle, show it all. The coastal walk continues on that side and the views are stunning. The water of the inlet was a beautiful turquoise. We also found a couple of musical entertainers dressed up in... More 

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

It really is worth the walk down the hill to Tintagel Castle but be warned its very steep and hard work coming back up! A Land Rover runs trips back and forth for a charge. When you reach the end though, the view out to sea is really breathtaking. The town is quaint and lovely too with gift shops and... More 

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Alcester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Absolutely stunning views . Was very windy but well worth the walk !! Didn't pay as it was New Year's Day but prices are reasonable anyway . Couldn't get to the top I think because it was closed. But the views were beautiful !! Be prepared to walk and uphill too . Definitely worth a visit .

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Bristol
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Although the ruins are not extensive, the setting and the mythical associations (whether or not founded in fact) make this a fabulous place to visit. If you are able to choose when to go, a clear sunny day will provide breath-taking and extensive views, and if it's not too cold/windy this is a magical place to linger. For those who... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We visited on 23rd December it was a blustery cold day and we were the only people there, oh how lucky we were! The views are stunning, the children were in awe of it all and wanted to go back which in our experience this has never happened before! We didn't have to pay to visit as there was no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We had a great day here. Good long walk to get there, and breathtaking views, some of the best we have ever seen! It was a grey windy day - but this made it more dramatic. I did not find the castle ruins interesting - but it was worth it for the views.

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