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Address: Church Hill, Tintagel, England
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great little church not to be missed

great little church not to be missed as its on top a hill over looking the sea which U can climb up a steep steps from Tintagel castle. But U can get to it up a little country lane

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

great little church not to be missed as its on top a hill over looking the sea which U can climb up a steep steps from Tintagel castle. But U can get to it up a little country lane

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

An interesting church, recently had a wedding. Good to have candles to light and a prayer request book to write in. View from outside the church is amazing. Wonderful stained glass windows and a very interesting old font.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

If you haven't had enough walking at the castle take the steep, long stairs up to the cliff top path that goes to this church. There are awesome views of the castle below you and after a short walk you arrive at this lovely, well maintained 11th-13th century Norman church with Saxon features. It is easier to walk the road... More 

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Bonifay, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Small, old church. Very nice setting and an easy walk down the coast path or from in town. There are some booklets and cards available at a small cost.

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is a lovely historical church which has been very well maintained. There are many fascinating gravestones in the churchyard and inside shows the remains of paintings to the walls along with Medieval tombs. Easy access by road with free parking or you can walk up from either the castle or the village.

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Mission, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Perched above the village of Tintagel this Norman church is well worth the short climb and walk. I recommend going there at sunset as the view is spectacular, the Celtic crosses and the gravestones scattered in the churchyard along with the weathered old church and the reflection of the sea at sunset is not to be missed, we took plenty... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

An amazing Norman Church built around 1100ad and untouched. The roof is a beautiful piece of carpentry, and there is a fantastic Norman font at the rear of the church. In the churchyard is the grave of a 14 year old cabin boy who died in a shipwreck on the coast in 1893, there is also the whole moving story... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

... That is what makes it so nice. This is not a cathedral or famous site, so you will be surprised at the elegant simplicity of this remote country church. From outside, the view is especially good if not spectacular. It and its graveyard sits amid a field dotted with carvings and memorials from the recent past back to Celtic... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

A beautiful church. Lovely stained glass. Very old font. Churchyard with plenty of Celtic crosses, weather beaten from its exposed setting. It is possible to park at the church, but that's a well kept secret so the locals can make their money from their car parks - head down the road marked to the church and no through road. You... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

If you are going to Tintagel Castle this church is a small detour on the way. I would recommend that you do this before the castle. It is easy to get to and is a pretty church with many old grave stones around it. Also once you head back towards the castle you get a great view of Merlin's Cave.... More 

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Address: Church Hill, Tintagel, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Tintagel

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