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

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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.

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Pendragon Country House is a beautifully presented family run guest house near Boscastle and Tintagel offering B&B with optional evening meal. Seven en-suite bedrooms, luxuriously appointed, spacious public rooms.
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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.

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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