Tintagel

Tintagel, North Cornwall
Tintagel, North Cornwall, c Shutterstock
Tintagel, North Cornwall
Old Post Office, Tintagel, North Cornwall c  Adam Gibbard
Tintagel, Castle, North Cornwall
Tintagel, North Cornwall
Tintagel, Castle, North Cornwall
Tintagel, Castle, North Cornwall
Tintagel, Castle, North Cornwall
Tintagel, Castle, North Cornwall
Tintagel, North Cornwall
Tintagel, North Cornwall
Tintagel, North Cornwall

Discover Tintagel

Set high on the rugged North Cornwall coast, Tintagel has dramatic sea views both from the castle ruins on the headland and island. This is a spectacular place, steeped in myths and mystery, and has inspired artists and writers throughout history who have associated it with the legend of King Arthur.

Reasons to visit Tintagel

  • The rugged North Cornwall coast is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)
  • The dramatic sea views
  • Steeped in myths and mystery
  • Discover caves on the beach, one of which was rumoured to be the home of Merlin
  • Explore the island where Tintagel Castle is said to be the birth place of King Arthur
  • With a history stretching as far back as the Romans, the area is full of history
  • Step back in time at the National Trust's atmospheric Tintagel Old Post Office, originally a 14th-century farmhouse, with its famously wavy roof.
  • Walk up to windswept Glebe Cliff and visit the ancient church of St Materiana’s.
  • Beautiful coastal path walks passing close to Tintagel's abandoned slate quarries, perched on the cliff edge.
  • A great choice of places to eat and drink.

 

Useful Tintagel links

Tintagel Visitor Centre 
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Where to stay in Tintagel

★★★★★ Visit Britain
North Coast > Tintagel
Small and friendly bed and breakfast in the village of Tintagel. Uninterrupted views of Tintagel Island, the legendary birthplace of King Arthur and where the ruins of a 13th century castle stand. In a Special Area of Conservation and an AONB.

★★★★Visit Britain
North Coast > Tintagel
King Arthurs Arms is a 4* Bed & Breakfast in the heart of Tintagel Village.  It is a family run, family friendly inn, open all year.  The accommodation includes 5 specially adapted wheelchair accessible rooms, with en-suite wet rooms. 

★★★★Visit Britain
Cornwall
Make memories to last a lifetime and stay in one of our lovely hand-picked cottages in Cornwall. With over 1400 to choose from, we are sure to have the perfect place for you!

★★★★Visit Britain
North Coast
Near Crackington Haven: Five beautiful luxury cottages, each converted from 18thC farm buildings, standing at the end of a private tree-lined drive. A three-acre rural setting, yet only a few minutes' drive to the north Cornish coast. Sleep 4-6.

★★★★★ Visit Britain
North Coast
Self catering holiday lodges and cottages set in peaceful countryside close to Tintagel and across the road from a beautiful dog friendly beach. Ideal for your “Cornish Escape”.

★★★☆☆ Visit Britain
North Coast > Tintagel
Four stone cottages sleeping 2-4, completely secluded in the heart of St Nectan's Glen. With old beams, lead latticed windows; wood burning stoves and night storage heaters. There are walks through 22 acres of private gardens and woodland.

★★★★AA
North Coast > Tintagel
Beaver Cottages have been professionally converted from an old Cornish Farmhouse and are situated a short distance from the Coastal Village of Tintagel.

North Coast > Tintagel
KUDHVA is an off-grid campsite boasting 180 degree views of the North Cornish coastline. Our architectural cabins set in a rugged and wild natural environment offer guests a secluded haven to relax and unwind.

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