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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Royal Cornwall Show, What's on Cornwall

6 Jun 2019 to 8 Jun 2019
Cornwall
Cornwall’s showcase since 1793 and a fascinating glimpse into rural life. Apart from the livestock judging, there is the famous flower tent, show jumping and a fast and furious inter-hunt relay.
Royal Cornwall Show
PL27 7JE
Wadebridge
Cornwall
Royal Cornwall Show
Camelford Show

14 Aug 2019
Cornwall
Traditional agricultural show, Includes dog shows, vintage vehicle collections, displays of cattle, sheep and horses, sheep shearing displays, a heavy horse show and much more.
Camelford Agricultural Show
PL32 9SF
Camelford
Cornwall
Camelford Agricultural Show

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