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Tintagel Castle

Castle Road, Tintagel PL34 0HE, England
+44 1840 770328
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US$ 384.73*
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Private, Full-Day Tour to Port Isaac, Padstow, and Tintagel from Cornwall
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US$ 384.73*
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Full-Day Guided Private Port Isaac, Padstow and Tintagel Tour from Devon
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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 Arthur which includes a 3D model of the site illustrating how it has changed over the centuries. Dog friendly and child friendly, this is a great day out for all the family.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“land rover” (353 reviews)
“steep steps” (269 reviews)
“king arthur” (338 reviews)
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Castle Road, Tintagel PL34 0HE, England
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+44 1840 770328
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent morning spent visiting Tintagel Castle very interesting wirh fantastic views. There are a lot of steps which would be difficult for people with mobility problems.

Thank June A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely views. Scary stairs to get up there. If you have issues with heights or stairs you make want to think twice. Worth trying to overcome your fear (I did...just lol) because the views are amazing.

Thank Ellie B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic site to visit, lots of hill walking so you need sensible shoes. very windy at the top but worth the climb and view! lovely tea shop and Merlins Cave is breathtaking

Thank Alison F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife has an arthritic knee, so I visited Tintagel Castle by myself, as access is via a lot of quite difficult steps. I’m a long time King Arthur fan, and Tintagel Castle has been on my bucket list for some time, now I can...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 2 days ago

This ruined castle is only accessible if you are fit enough for quite a steep walk, there are countless slippery steps up and down and I was quite breathless by the time I got to the top but so glad I kept going. The views...More

Thank Jacklyn118
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My fiancée and I visited Tintagel Castle twice to complete all the walks/trails. The area is absolutely gorgeous with beautiful scenic views and I would thoroughly recommend a visit.

Thank Gogs42
Reviewed 4 days ago

great surroundings, great view. very inspiring to be there. maybe at some place a little dangerous, but lovely that there aren't any fences to spoil the view.

Thank Yokomoni
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I love all part of this! English heritage site! The coast line was breathtaking! Relaxing! You can walk down and You can take a land rover ride back for £2 per ppl. It's not that far. If your not a member of the heritage you...More

Thank Edgar D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were walking the coastal path and decided to walk around the castle as it was open but there was nobody manning the entrance. Much of the castle has collapsed so it is a ruin and it is difficult to envisage what the castle looked...More

1  Thank calderhigh
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

An interesting place to visit, and it's not just a castle. With great views across sea and sea cliffs. Make sure you go to the back of the site to see the King Arthur statue and down to the small beach and visit merlins cave

Thank Phil C
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26 August 2017|
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Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can but would advise when on the castle that you keep them on a leash due to amount of steep drop offs. You will struggle up the steps too.
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Sabrina M
7 August 2017|
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Response from Helen H | Reviewed this property |
I don't have children so I'm not sure how helpful I can be. To get to the cafe and main base should be fine as you can always take the minibus which travels up and down the hill frequently but to get to the actual ruins... More
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tomandjayne
28 July 2017|
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Response from Hungryfeesh | Reviewed this property |
Yes dog friendly site .....and because of this everyone who has a dog takes it with them .....good if you have a sociable dog ....less good if not
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