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

  • Set high on the rugged North Cornwall coast
  • Dramatic sea views from the castle ruins on the headland and island
  • Steeped in myths and mystery
  • Associated with the legend of King Arthur
  • Over 18 acres to explore on the island with a garden, chapel, tunnel and well
  • With a history stretching as far back as the Romans, Tintagel Castle is one of the most iconic visitor attractions in the south west
  • History is brought to life for families through fantastic events throughout the year
  • During winter, this is an ideal spot for a coastal walk with your dog 
  • Beautiful coastal path walks
  • Stunning beach cafe

More Things to do...

  • Step back in time at the atmospheric Tintagel Old Post Office, originally a 14th-century farmhouse, with its famously wavy roof. Now managed by the National Trust there are regular family events such as Victorian bread making and music in the cottage garden 
  • If the kids want a short break from all that Cornish culture, let them have a blast at the local skateboard park at Tintagel Playing Fields or there’s a great little amusement arcade called Camelot opposite the old post office 
  • Take a walk up to windswept Glebe Cliff and visit the ancient church of St Materiana’s. Little changed for over 900 years, the church is a fine example of Norman architecture and contains an array of historic artefacts 

Useful Tintagel links

Tintagel Visitor Centre 
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Where to stay in Tintagel

Cornwall
Cornish Horizons is one of Cornwall’s leading accredited holiday cottage agencies, based in Padstow, with a collection of over 650 holiday cottages around the Cornish coast and countryside. Locations include Padstow, Newquay, Looe, Fowey and St Ives.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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North Coast
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
Self Catering accommodation in Crackington Haven.  A spacious sunny cornish bungalow, tastefully furnished, sleeps 2-5 people. Conservatory, enclosed mature gardens, 3 patios and seating. Quiet location, walking distance to beach. Brochure on request.
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