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Address: Castle Road, Tintagel PL34 0HE, England
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+44 1840 770328
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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This brooding 13th-century castle sits on the rugged and spectacular...

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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Well worth a look

We visited in February, still enjoyed the visit. Lots of walking and steps but interesting and good views

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited in February, still enjoyed the visit. Lots of walking and steps but interesting and good views

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Poole, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the weather was blustery and very cold but the visit here was worth it. The views are amazing, and there is lots to see. It is a bit of a climb but the effort is rewarded. It is very atmospheric and so much history in one location. It is somewhere to return to again and again. Great café too!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Perched right on the cliff edge, these amazing castle / settlement ruins from the Dark Ages offer huge opportunity for those with imagination - there are ruins everywhere, surrounded by achingly beautiful coastal scenery. Lots of steep steps up and down - and some areas slippery when wet, so you need a spot of dedication to visit this place. But... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with my wife and 3 kids. We really enjoyed it. The castle itself is ruined, but it doesn't take much to imagine what a magnificent sight it must have been.The views from the "Island" are absolutely stunning and well worth the climb up. "Merlin's cave" is also a must see - more of a passage under the peninsula but... More 

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Thank Docwold
Hereford
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You have to go. Magical place even on a cloudy rainy day. Many steps but worth the effort. We had a memorable time

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a cold, windy and wet day but weren't disappointed. Informative boards around the site and great views. It must have been bleak living on this site many years ago. Tip: wear good walking shoes or boots. It's quite strenuous getting to the top of the steep steps and the slate underfoot can become slippery in the rain.

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Thetford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must see in my opinion. Get ready for a decent amount of walking but it is all worth it. Awesome cliff views from both sides. Not much left of the castle but enough to leave to the imagination. We weren't able to venture into merlin's cave because the tide was high, but there was still plenty to see all... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of England's most magical castles although there is just so little left of it now so imagination needs to be used quite a lot The area surrounding the castle is spectacular especially looking down to merlons cave which was closed off by EH when we were there due to maintenance work which was not being carried out.... More 

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Exeter
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When you see the nearly there sign.. you really are almost there. Had a lovely time visiting this site. Wondering around discovering. Trying to think what it would of been like there hundreds of years ago. Well worth a visit. Not for anyone with any mobility issues tho. Fab cafe with lovely menu. The sarnies were fab with a very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in Bude and looking for things to do in the area. Had the usual lack of interest from the kids (age 10-13) but we pushed on regardless. So glad we did. Fabulous day out. Really glorious views and the kids loved the ruins imagining what it might have been like. Definitely recommend a visit although I'd not like to... More 

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