The Arthurian Centre

The Arthurian Centre | Slaughterbridge | Camelford | Cornwall
The Arthurian Centre | Slaughterbridge | Camelford | Cornwall
The Arthurian Centre | Slaughterbridge | Camelford | Cornwall
The Arthurian Centre | Slaughterbridge | Camelford | Cornwall
The Arthurian Centre | Slaughterbridge | Camelford | Cornwall
The Arthurian Centre | Slaughterbridge | Camelford | Cornwall
Slaughterbridge
Camelford
Cornwall
PL32 9TT
Dog Friendly
The centre is located at Slaughterbridge near the medieval market town of Camelford (considered by some to be the site of Camelot) in North Cornwall, and set in 20 acres surrounding 'King Arthur's Stone'.

Both the inscribed stone and battle are both dated by earliest stories to AD540.  Visitors can walk through the fields where King Arthur and Mordred met for their last battle.

Read about the legends and the history in our exhibition room, watch a video presentation on the site and legends. There is something for everyone including brass rubbing, children's quiz, a nature trail; gift shop and, for our smaller visitors, a play castle.

Unravel fact from fiction. What links King Arthur to Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter and Shrek? Come and find out. Archaeological site open to the public. Now open is “Lady Falmouth’s Secret Garden”, an 18th century garden rediscovered in 2005. Ongoing restoration - come and visit now and visit the garden gradually brought to life!!

On this site: 

Camlann Battlefield
King Arthur's Stone (also known as King Arthur's Grave)
Land of Arthur Exhibition
Lady Falmouth's Secret Garden
King Arthur's Cornwall Discovery Trail (including Tintagel (Castel Dyntagell) and St. Nectan's Glen
Archaeology
Cornish Legends and History
Information about the County of Cornwall
Arthurian Manuscripts

The Arthurian Centre is located on the site of King Arthur's last battle.  Marked by a stone carrying a Latin inscription which dates back to the 6th century it is belived to be the location upon which Arthur and Mordred fought their last battle which ended the fellowship of the round table in AD 537.

The centre itself is dedicated to telling the stories of King Arthur and includes fabulous exhibits of photographs, illustrations and paintings.  The exhibition was put together over 20 years ago by Mr Ian Forrester Roberts and continues to grow.  A fascinating place to visit which certainly brings the legend of King Arthur to life.  An interesting and insightful day out for all the family!!

In 20 acres surrounding 'King Arthur's Stone'. Walks through the fields where King Arthur and Mordred met for their last battle. Inscribed stone and battle both dated by earliest stories to AD540. Lots to do and read about the legend and the history. 1,000ft exhibition room. Video loop and brass rubbing, children's quiz, nature trail. Local products gift shop, play castle. Unravel fact from fiction. What links King Arthur to Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter and Shrek? Come and find out. Archaeological site open to the public. New for 2006 – “Lady Falmouth’s Secret Garden” 18th century garden rediscovered in 2005. Ongoing restoration - come and visit now and visit the garden gradually brought to life!!

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