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Free to visit. Can explore the cave (wet inside) can go all the way through to other side. Fansanting history. Lovely view of Castle. Free walking paths near by. Toilets not a far walk up at ticket office for castle.
The cave is reached by a steep lane down from Tintagel village. You pass the castle entrance and carry on a few metres to the cove which has a small sandy beach. The cave is down about 14 wooden steps and at high tide is...More
If Merlin's Cave had been accessible, I certainly would have given it full points, as it was a much wished for highlight, but apparently English Heritage has passed over accessibility rights to a construction company currently preparing for a new bridge.
If the castle had...More
It is amazing to think that such a small stretch of sand can be so popular. Looking into Merlin's cave, or just sitting on the rock and looking out to sea - what an enjoyable experience. Unfortunately it does not cater for people who are...More
A magical place.. you can actually see daylight at the far end - but did not venture through as we weren't certain just how much time we had left!! Please check the tide schedule.. you can get down and into the cave at least 90...More
It's like so many things in life - your choice, your experience your memory.
For me I can visit places like this and feel the mystery and magic. If you're a born sceptic and not fond of walking .... I guess you won't miss much...More
When we visited in September we were able to get to the cave even though they refunded our entry fee when they closed the castle due to high winds. I believe you can get to the cave without paying.. but I'd email the website... More
When we visited in September we were able to get to the cave even though they refunded our entry fee when they closed the castle due to high winds. I believe you can get to the cave without paying.. but I'd email the website just to make sure and watch the tide schedule