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Tintagel Castle

Tintagel PL34 0DB, England
01840 770328
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Ranked #4 of 14 Attractions in Tintagel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Ancient Ruins, Mysterious Sites
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... more » 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. « less
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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Wow what a climb! Dont go here if you dont like heights! However, its a must see if you love history and stunning views! Persevere with the climb, just take your time and if its warm take plenty of water. What an incredible place this must have been in its heyday. The views from the very top and many of... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Having visited many castles, we were really excited about this one. The Landrover service for those who don't want to walk was a good idea although how those who had a lift coped once on the site, I'm not sure as there were many many steep steps. The staff in the ticket office were very friendly and the site well... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Tintagel castle is just stunning. So beautiful and great for walking around. The climbs to the top are quite steep and probably not suited to people with health issues or hard of walking. Well worth a visit.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Visit for the view as it is magnificent . Steep but worth it. I would add that whatever you do DO NOT STAY AT CAMELOT CASTLE HOTEL , you have been warned. But well worth a trip and grab some lunch in the village after and some fudge at granny wobblys for a treat

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Weston Super Mare, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Be warned it is a very steep climb to the top, but view is something else. Well worth the climb. Not a lot left of the castle but there are boards explaining what you're looking at.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Absolutely stunning views, as a geographer I really appreciated its geological history. There's not much of the castle remaining, however this didn't really bother me as it was the geography/geology that interested me. There was a lot of steep steps which got a bit chocka as people were going up and down, and at times you can get worryingly close... More

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Went In April 2012 With My Partner. At The Time This Sort Of Attraction Didn't Interest Is But I Found It To Be Both Appealing To The Eye And Educational. Loved Every Moment Of It.

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Plymouth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Park up in the village, take a packed lunch or better buy a hot pasty from the many outlets in the village and set off along the 600m trek to the castle entrance. Lots of steps to get there and don't expect more than ruins however you will be treated to a wonderful bit of Cornish History (and folklore) and... More

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

On a bright and sunny day this is a must !!. There is a steep gorge to walk down first and up on the way back, You can for a charge get a Land Rover both ways. The walk to the castle can be tricky and steep worse on wet days ,but well worth it,there information boards in some places... More

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Dorset
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We went around for free as EH members but still worth paying £6.10 - don't expect to see much of the Castle but the views are spectacular. I lost count of the steps some of which are steep so not for the faint hearted. You need to allow approx 2 hours to climb around both halves of the Castle remains.... More

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