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Address: Tintagel Castle Castle Road, Tintagel PL34 0HE, England
Phone Number: +44 1840 770328
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This brooding 13th-century castle sits on the rugged and spectacular...

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. New exhibition explores the stories linking Tintagel to King Arthur which includes a 3D model of the site illustrating how it has changed over the centuries. Dog friendly and child friendly, this is a great day out for all the family.

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Visitors need to be fit for this visit, but don't be put off only be aware. We saw a number of pensioners like us climbing the cliff path and the exercise is well worth it. An... read more

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Bideford
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visitors need to be fit for this visit, but don't be put off only be aware. We saw a number of pensioners like us climbing the cliff path and the exercise is well worth it. An exhilarating and interesting site; would recommend.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful place. Walking boots needed but lovely views over Cornish coastline, saw some seals playing in the water. Lovely warm and sunny day. Castle is more of a "where it use to be". Not much of the castle left but English heritage information around the site is very good. Beach was closed off for maintenance following some rock fall I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Growing up, I was raised on the stories of King Arthur & his knights, which in turn led to a fondness for Star Wars & any other tales that drew from the hero's journey, so for many years, I'd longed to visit where many of the myths & legends that spawned these tales first took root. I began planning a... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

bit of a treck to see every thing but intresting .this would be a better day out on a warmer day .but great views

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Thank chrisann10
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite the rather raw weather, the castle is an amazing place to visit. In addition to the ruins, the scenery along the coast is stunning. The hike up is quite steep, but my 80 year old mother was able to make it up with some minimal assistance. If you're in the area, it's definitely worth a visit!

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed our visit, it is a bit of a walk but no need to rush so no big issue, I have had a hip replacement and had no problems, great views with good information, a National Trust site, think a bit steep on the entrance fee £8.50 seemed a lot but enjoyed my visit to a interesting and favourite part... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Tintagel in the week only to be disappointed that the castle wasn't open. We looked at the this landmark from a hotel on the headland and thought there was nothing else to see, but how wrong we were! Having returned and then seen the price of £8 per person we were only persuaded to continue because of the distance... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for my Dad's birthday, in November, it was absolutely freezing and windy - but we still had a good time. The scenery is breathtaking and we learnt about the area's history and mysteries. However, as my Dad is now 60 and can't walk far we hadn't anticipated, or been made aware of the amount of walking and climbing... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went out of season, so didn't get the chance to visit the island, but there was lots to see, and soak up the atmosphere. Steep steps, not sure if there's wheelchair access, and check if you can get onto the beach to visit Merlins cave, work was being done when we visited.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cannot believe that I have waited so long in my life to visit this place. History from this period is my thing and I loved it. A small visitor centre gives the background to the castle and tells of the developments planned. The journey is a challenge as to get the top there are many steep steps. From the... More 

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