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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North Coast > Tintagel
Good Beach Guide Recommended 2015. Trebarwith Strand is just over two miles from Tintagel along the north Cornwall heritage coastline landmarked by Gull Rock.  

North Coast
Just a mile along the road from Tintagel towards Boscastle there lies Bossiney Cove, a beautiful hidden gem. 

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