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The Arthurian Centre

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Some surprises for a dull weather day

As this was on the Heritage Open Day trail and therefore free for that day, we decided to make the... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
Whitchurch, United Kingdom
A lovely place to camp

Of course you can never odds the weather but beyond that a peaceful stay in an interesting... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
Liz F
London, United Kingdom
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Slaughterbridge, Camelford PL32 9TT, England
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

As this was on the Heritage Open Day trail and therefore free for that day, we decided to make the most of it from Boscastle. The site is well-mapped out and we took in the Arthurian legend exhibition, the remains of a period building and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

This is also being referred to as the Vale of Avalon centre. It is not far from Camelford and also Tintagel. With a tremendous amount of history in one place, this is very well worth a visit and exceptionally good value cost wise. We ended...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Trevorw38
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Of course you can never odds the weather but beyond that a peaceful stay in an interesting location. Good facilities and an ideal base for North Cornwall places of interest. We walked the Arthurian trail and enjoyed that. Will return. Recomended.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Liz F
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

I found the day nice when looking at the history. The walk is nice and lovely to see the stone. I would say the play area could do with a lick of paint and maybe some more things for children the play on. All in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Joanna H
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the campsite which for us was just perfect. Good views large pitch sizes and facilities were just as needed. The free charging facilities for our phones was an added bonus. The centre itself was really informal and breathtaking to know that centuries...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank singlera
Reviewed July 17, 2018

I turned up at 10.00 so it was nice and peaceful and had the place mostly to myself. The staff were also lovely and welcoming. It is very informative and the woodland walk to the stone is lovely. Take the longer route it is worth...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Samantha S
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Visited here with my partner and dog and it was a lovely afternoon out. Great place to visit if you love history or are interested in the King Arthur legend in general. Lots of information, lovely little walk full of history, interactive things & playground...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank TeenyTorres
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

We visited in early June, car park was small but easily accessible in a camper van. The centre is in the process of getting the Arthur stone preserved, it's been investigated by English heritage and they are keen to find out more. The man who...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank wendyandfam
Reviewed May 24, 2018

Came here recently with my Girlfriend, friendly staff and good price (esp if you are with English Heritage), if your in the area of Tintagel Castle then this place is worth a visit. Only thing to note that it isn't done out as plushly as...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank robb255
Reviewed May 19, 2018

Found this place almost accidentally whilst looking for a bluebell walk and spent a magical few hours wandering among bluebells,along beautiful streams,little leafy nooks with just the sound of birds,past an ancient longhouse and a corner of an 18th century garden to the place where...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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August 4, 2018|
Response from TeenyTorres | Reviewed this property |
If you are asking about the camping facilities... I believe you can pitch a tent or caravan up. They have a large field area behind the attraction, which would be free with camping. They have a play area, laundry room... More