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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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Barry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Great views, and worth the years wait. Great wildlife also and two beautiful seals. Great for the 'actor'

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

I'm starting to get on in years, so I'm glad I've visited here at this moment in my life. A few more years and the step too and from the castle may be too much for me. But great views and well worth the effort

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Hamar, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Breathtaking site. Mostly ruins left of the castle, but the amazing history behind this place, mixed with a fair amount of myth and legend combines with a stunning coastal cliff view. Definitely worth a visit. Word of warning though: not for the faint of heart, since a fair amount of very steep stairs are involved.

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Kirkby-in-Ashfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Its a very long walk from the car parks in the village to the actual castle and there are a lot of steps but if you are able to make the climb do it because it is so worth it. I recommend you purchase the guide book from the visitor centre as it is really informative.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

This is not for those who struggle with climbing. While there's a Land Rover shuttle (for a price) down from the town to the visitor centre you then have several stiff climbs to see around the place. But it's worth the effort with amazing views and an awful lot to look at - though there's not a lot of interpretation... More

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Kingston-upon-hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

An English hertiage site. Parking is in the village and its short walk away but it's very step down hill walk. And to get to the top there are plenty steps and I mean lots of steps. There is the normal gift shop and cafe at the bottom of the valley, but at the time of our visit there was... More

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sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 NEW

Lots of steps but the views are fantastic. A fascinating site and worth a visit. Good shop at the bottom.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 NEW

Great place: mystic! Very kind personell! Especially Clive: He has so many great customer service qualities and he kindly supported me before i bought two Roman helmets (see the picture)

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Visited early October and had a fabulous time. Worth the modest entrance fee and the views are stunning. A must for anyone holidaying in the far west of Cornwall.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

It's a set of very impressive ruins and some great views around the area, but not really sure English Heritage needs to focus on the Arthur stuff in the way it has here. Clearly a great myth but so much history here that isn't being told because the Arthur story is at the forefront of 'touristory'. Really steep walk and... More

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