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Address: Castle Road, Tintagel PL34 0HE, England
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+44 1840 770328
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10:00 - 17:00
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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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Wet & cold but good

The locals call wet and cold weather "atmospheric" - I just call it brrrrrrrrr Whatever the weather this is a great half day of exploring and experiencing a true Cornish Castle... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The locals call wet and cold weather "atmospheric" - I just call it brrrrrrrrr Whatever the weather this is a great half day of exploring and experiencing a true Cornish Castle but a great British institution - don't miss it Get the land rover beck up after a thorough exploration of the whole island. King Arthur is always there to... More 

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Warwickshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I would recommend a visit to this site. There is much climbing to be done however there is the opportunity to wander around the ruins and cliff top and think about what life must have been like many years ago. There are many parts of this site where one can sit quietly and listen to the sea or watch the... More 

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Cullompton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The walk there and back and be tiring as there is a lot of steep hills but it is worth it for the views and the glimpse of history you see dotted around.

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Thank rachelbonsey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been before, but just love it! The breath taking views and snippet into history. The land rover was a god send after a busy afternoon walking!

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Opole, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Ok, let's say that out loud: there is no actual castle, only some ruins. Having said that, I am extremely happy I've visited the place: the views are simply breathtaking. The natural beauty of the place is enough to spend 2 to 4 hours there. Oh, and don't forget to buy some Cornish pasty!

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Thank MagdaSz
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its a stop that we make every single year, and no matter where we stay in cornwall we always find time to visit the brilliant villiage located on the seafront. It has lots of shops, ranging from grocery stores and butchers to the little odds and ends shops that are dotted around town. If you're up for a good walk... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to go with lively children. Viewers are correct about the endless climbing and steep steps. The views are wonderful. I enjoyed seeing where the settlements would have been. Our boys enjoyed the caves and beach. There is a carving of a face on a rock. To the eye it only looks like one but when taking a photo... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tintagel at itself is a gorgeous town with historic cottages and other buildings and for the lovers of fantasy the stores are filled with dragons,fairies and more. The castle though, it's absolutely supurb! Never before have I seen ruins in such a spectacular setting, with the views it has..one just cannot get enough of it. It's also very atmospheric and... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful views, relatively cheap family day out. And a great ice cream at the parlour in the village as a reward for all those steps! Excellent facilities in an amazing place but a lot of steps!

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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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