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“Worth a visit although entrance fee is pricey.”
Review of Tintagel Castle

Tintagel Castle
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$362.19*
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Private, Full-Day Tour to Port Isaac, Padstow, and Tintagel from Cornwall
Ranked #1 of 20 things to do in Tintagel
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Owner description: 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.
London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Worth a visit although entrance fee is pricey.”
Reviewed September 29, 2012 via mobile

The view from the cliff top is fantastic. The steps look daunting but not difficult at all. We managed with our 2,6 and 12 year olds just fine. One word of advise though - once you are on the top of the island there is no protection for kids from the cliff edges so watch your kids like a hawk! Its a bit pricey to get up there - that's my only criticism and we were charged the full amount at 5.30pm when we only had about 45 minutes to spend up there.

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“A fun outing, and good exercise”
Reviewed September 29, 2012

We went to Tintagel Castle for an outing, and also drove on to Bude. Walking the site provided very, very good exercise, that's very2 meaning that walking up the stairs of the site is not for the out of shape! It is said to have been a legendary King Arthur site, or the castle ruins of others... it was interesting and there is a film to watch. This site is part of one of the National Trusts. The walk (you can ride a jeep for a few quid) to and from the site I now recall was also really, really good exercise! (and I say really2x!) You will know what I mean after going there. We enjoyed the outing, and it was different, scenic, and good exercise.

Visited May 2012
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“Historic, if that's your interest.”
Reviewed September 28, 2012 via mobile

At £5.70 it's very good if you're into the history of it all but not worth the money if not. Views are just as good from nearby cliffs and free.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“views to die for”
Reviewed September 28, 2012

need good climbing legs
found it hard to get to some areas, as the terrain was very muddy after some very heavy rains

Visited September 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“what views!!!”
Reviewed September 27, 2012

what an amazing place to visit, very very steep in place and not suitable for buggies or disabled.

You can let your imagination run away with you here.

Visited September 2012
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