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Address: 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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What an incredible place! We came on a clear, beautiful day and found the castle ruins fascinating, and the views breathtaking. The steps can be a challenge, but well worth the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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The Woodlands, Texas
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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having read about the links to King Arthur and the pamphlet, I was really looking forward to visiting. I have to say, it really wasn't worth it. The best bit, which is actually free, is Merlin's Cave... which you can get access to on the beach without having to pass the ticket points. The "Castle" is a set of dark... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What an incredible place! We came on a clear, beautiful day and found the castle ruins fascinating, and the views breathtaking. The steps can be a challenge, but well worth the effort. I could see why this place would be a coveted piece of land to build a castle.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Took a random drive to Cornwall and found myself going towards Tintagel. This is such a beautiful place with so much to see. If you have never been you must go. Fun for all ages.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It is a 10 min walk to get to the castle ruins pbut you can pay £2 for a landrover to take you if you don't want to walk. It was £9.20 per adult to enter the castle ruins. There are a lot of steep stairs to climb and not everywhere had hand railings. My mother likes to hold onto... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

That's what a Canadian visitor said before deciding not to visit. Well he missed an experience and a treat. Clear water, crashing waves, Merlins cave!!!! and a ruined castle what's not to like. If you have never been then you are missing a treat; access is down a long path into the bay (there is a transport via Landrover up... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is my third visit over 30 years as I love the the coastline and find it atmospheric and dramatic. Knowing what to expect, that the castle is very much a ruin, it is wonderful to just image what the castle and life might have been like. There are many places to sit to admire the many viewpoints and lap... More 

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Wrexham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amaing castle ruins to wander round and spend a good few hours there taking in the breathtaking scenery. There isn't lots of the castle left but it does give you a good insight on how vast it was back in its day. There also is signs of Dark Ages settlement too. We had the pleasure of watching archaeologists working on... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is worth the visit. They are conducting a new dig on the site and we listened to the archeologist explain the previous day's find-Roman pottery shards and some glass bits that might also prove to be 4th or 5th century. I love the new open Arthur statue meant to show that he comes from air and returns to... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After a brisk walk down the steep hill we paid to enter the castle, if the word castle conjures up images of grand ruins then you will be disappointed, the archway is about the only recognizable part of the building, the rest is very much down to your imagination. A guided tour would of been nice as the information boards... More 

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a fantastic day out and good exercise up and down the steep paths! Kids loved it especially seeing Merlins Cave the statue and waterfall. It is reasonably priced but I could have gotten in for free if I had remembered my Historic Scotland cards but left them in Glasgow. Loved it and some great photos of the coast... More 

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