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Address: Castle Road, Tintagel PL34 0HE, England
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+44 1840 770328
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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Good afternoon out

Only requires an hour or so of your time but very picturesque and atmospheric. We happened to come on a very windy day, they nearly shut the island part as they were just reaching... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited on the day of Storm Doris and found the castle closed due to high winds. Obviously safety is important given the high cliffs but I would recommend checking prior to visiting. The path down to the castle is fairly steep and could be difficult for some although there is transport at £2 each We were able to walk... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Only requires an hour or so of your time but very picturesque and atmospheric. We happened to come on a very windy day, they nearly shut the island part as they were just reaching the safety limit! Worth the stop. Cute little town too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I last visited Tintagel Castle as a child around 30 years ago and wanted to return as an adult with my own children. This is a beautiful location and very much the adventure I remembered. Lovely windy walk up into the ruins where we all got blasted by the coastal winds. I'm not one for heights but the children took... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An amazing place to visit. A must for all historians whether professiona or amateur and those who just want to be in love with the history of this area.. It will take at least three hours to walk this area .

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The locals call wet and cold weather "atmospheric" - I just call it brrrrrrrrr Whatever the weather this is a great half day of exploring and experiencing a true Cornish Castle but a great British institution - don't miss it Get the land rover beck up after a thorough exploration of the whole island. King Arthur is always there to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I would recommend a visit to this site. There is much climbing to be done however there is the opportunity to wander around the ruins and cliff top and think about what life must have been like many years ago. There are many parts of this site where one can sit quietly and listen to the sea or watch the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The walk there and back and be tiring as there is a lot of steep hills but it is worth it for the views and the glimpse of history you see dotted around.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been before, but just love it! The breath taking views and snippet into history. The land rover was a god send after a busy afternoon walking!

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Opole, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok, let's say that out loud: there is no actual castle, only some ruins. Having said that, I am extremely happy I've visited the place: the views are simply breathtaking. The natural beauty of the place is enough to spend 2 to 4 hours there. Oh, and don't forget to buy some Cornish pasty!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its a stop that we make every single year, and no matter where we stay in cornwall we always find time to visit the brilliant villiage located on the seafront. It has lots of shops, ranging from grocery stores and butchers to the little odds and ends shops that are dotted around town. If you're up for a good walk... More 

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