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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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Tintagel castle is an absolute must. Spectacular coastal scenery and very atmospheric. A lot of tough climbing to see the best of tintagel, but you have to do it. Go to the top of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Tintagel castle is an absolute must. Spectacular coastal scenery and very atmospheric. A lot of tough climbing to see the best of tintagel, but you have to do it. Go to the top of the cliff to meet king arthur!! A nice cafe in the valley with lovely views. You will have a great day.

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really interesting place Allow at least 3 hours if you want to see it all Wonderful views You do need to be fit but its worth the effort

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

We had a fun morning exploring King Arthurs Castle, fully recommend a visit. Be warned lots of steep steps to climb, not for the faint hearted.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I'm wheelchair bound and can't thank the 2 land-rover drivers enough, and they're sooo funny... For £2 each way I was transported to the bottom, and spent a good hour just bay watching. Obviously couldn't do the actual castle but the exhibition centre helped me to see it. I know the walkers I met said it was a great view... More 

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

We visited on a clear sunny day with very little wind.....in my opinion this is best as when up on top of the cliffs it would be very hairy if it was windy and wet. But what views.... information plaques provided historical facts at different points around the site. You need to be fit and wear good walking shoes as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed our jaunt round the castle once I'd got my breath back from ask the steps. Beautiful views from every angle and a cardiovascular workout as a bonus! The castle benefits in my mind from a refreshing absence of health and safety proclamations with just the odd 'sheer drop' sign to remind people to be sensible. Please don't spoil this... More 

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Antigua, Sacatepequez, Guatemala
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Firstly, 5* for the history and legend side of it- it is very interesting and impressive to think this was once a castle on the fringe of the kingdom and it is even more impressive when you consider all the legend that surrounds it, even if it is just stories there is no denying that it captivates people from all... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Weve been to tintagel castle in very sunny day and i believe that is the way to do it. Site itself its intresting. Some castle ruins. Steel knight on top of the hill. Weve made som beautifull pictures there. Incredible views on the coastline though be prepared for some extreme climbing on mount itslef! Path its made from stone stairs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a 'must see' destination for my holiday this year. The history of the place, my family connection to Cornwall and of course the legend of King Arthur greatly appealed to my sense of adventure. We were lucky enough to see a short dramatic presentation by a local theatre group who portrayed both the story of Merlin as well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Second visit to Tintagel Castle after first coming with parents as a teenager. Loved it then and was keen to revisit to refresh my memory of the place. It really is a lovely spot. You approach the site from a steep path through trees and reach a pretty beach. You can see Merlin's cave from the path and can explore... More 

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