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This brooding 13th-century castle sits on the rugged and spectacular Atlantic coast in Cornwall, which recalls the myth and mystery associated with King Arthur and Merlin the magician. New exhibition explores the stories linking Tintagel to King...more
Tintagel Castle Castle Road, Tintagel PL34 0HE, England
+44 1840 770328
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Reviewed today via mobile

Unfortunately the castle was closed upon my visit but explore the island through a drone and the ruins are incredible. I sat and watched the sunset from the hill and it was beautiful. They have closed the castle to build a new bridge over to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sadly the castle site was closed. You can tell the way the village is devoted to the King Arthur theme it must be packed in the summer. The walk from the village to the castle is seriously steep and not for the infirm. Overpriced parking...More

1  Thank charlotte056
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous place to visit! Amazing views, and a feat of engineering by medieval people to have built this castle in the sky!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were certainly blessed with an absolutely beautiful day to visit the castle ruins ~ blue sky, sunshine, seagulls calling ~ what could be more inviting? History and legend are wrapped tightly together as you wander the medieval ruins of the castle of legendary King...More

Thank travelerted
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After missing this attraction during a trip in 2008, we decided to visit it during our trip to Devon and Cornwall this past October. It was closed due to bridge construction until next year. We also found out that many of the attractions in the...More

1  Thank Merlyn1970
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A place of myth and legend! It’s a long walk from the village down to the seafront and another long walk up to the castle. Then you have to walk down again and then back up to the village. We had a great time but...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was very unfortunate when we went tje castle was closed as they're putting in a new bridge, so you can cross over the headland. Still you're allowed to see from a distance. It set in a truly stunning location with dramatic cliff faces as...More

1  Thank Karen W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Castle was closed to build the new bridge. We were really disappointed as were unaware of the closure. The walk down is lovely (Not so much back up, hills are steep). The views around the castle and coastal walk are breath taking and well worth...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I loved our trip to Tintagel Castle! Theres so much to walk around and see! We particularly liked the Gallos sculpture, the wooden door into what was the Great Hall and the bridge over to the island! We will definitely visit again...More

Thank A_Cable_Guy
Reviewed 13 October 2018

This walk is not for the faint hearted, and not disabled. The castle is closed until spring 2019 however, they are building a new swing bridge which should be open by then to make access much easier. The views, like many in Cornwall are spectacular.

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Julie T
16 October 2018|
Response from Laura D | Reviewed this property |
You can see parts of the castle from the edge of the Camelot Castle Hotel parking lot. You can also walk along the path up to the final entry gate... there you can see past the gate to the first stone walls (on the mainland... More
Alan J
13 August 2018|
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