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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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Great Day Out

Having been to Tintagel many times before - the castle is an absolute must see. The scenery is stunning with fabulous views out to sea! This is a very steep climb each way; but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Rochester, England, United Kingdom
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Rochester, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Having been to Tintagel many times before - the castle is an absolute must see. The scenery is stunning with fabulous views out to sea! This is a very steep climb each way; but there is a 4x4 Land Rover service for those who do not wish to walk. I did hear some people complaining that £2 was a bit... More 

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Nuneaton, Warks
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lots of steps, not good for anyone infirm. Lovely little beach with good caves to explore. Amazing views from the top. Good hands on learning activities for children.

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Thank leannedemain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Whilst the climb is something of a slog, the spectacular views are worth it alone. Steeped in history, Tintagel is a magical place and well worth a visit.

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Thank Aaron B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

£20.50 for a family for as long as you can draw it out. Free in English Heritage. You must wear sturdy shoes. Don't be one of those that thinks 'I'll be ok in flip flops' You won't, it will hurt your feet, you will trip and you could do yourself damage. So many silly men nearly came undone. Take a... More 

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Thank Karen T
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful castle with breathtaking views from the clifftop. There were a LOT of people here and there is no limit on entry, but once you get away from the main areas it's quite pleasant. Would recommend the pasty shop just at the entrance. Best pasty we had all week.

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Thank Jcharper88
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The photos I've seen of this place are fantastic, but they don't do it justice. I kept thinking to myself, "Am I really here? Can there really be such beauty?" The weather was spectacular. It was a little chilly in the wind (take a light jacket), but it was sunny, and if the sun didn't warm you, the climb sure... More 

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Thank Joy B
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's a really long walk, and when you buy the tickets at the top, you don't really get how precarious and tough it is for young kids (no buggies can make it). It's hard to enjoy with kids, because the ruins are so sparse that they find it hard to 'get it'. I think it's worth a visit for adults,... More 

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Thank Stuart L
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a breath taking place with beautiful scenery. This place is not for the faint hearted as there is lots and lots of steep and uneven steps. The place is steeped in history. My four year old daughter loved it. If you can manage the steps it is worth it as the view at the top is beautiful. There... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The whole trip around the castle takes about 2 hours. Once you get to the top the views are incredible. Beautiful cliffs, clear water. Must see if you are in Tintagel!

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Thank Martatraveller
Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location and the visit were great, I can imagine the place in another time of the year and I think it would be more enjoyable. Cons? I know it is a family place but, in the middle of august, it was a little bit crowded and putting together kids and dogs and families, there were cues to go up... More 

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