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St. Nectan's Glen

Tintagel, England
+44 1840 779538
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"Lovely long walk. "BUT !!"

We decided to take family members to this place as none of us had been there before,my sister in... read more

Reviewed yesterday
lynn s
Bodmin, United Kingdom
Magical Place

What a magical place to visit. It is a fair walk and you need to be reasonably fit as there are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Weybridge, United Kingdom
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  • Poor2%
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Tintagel, England
+44 1840 779538
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Reviewed yesterday

We decided to take family members to this place as none of us had been there before,my sister in law walks with the aid of a stick , we wished we had known how steep the steps were,as we walked the long long beautiful walk...More

Thank lynn s
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a magical place to visit. It is a fair walk and you need to be reasonably fit as there are steep steps to climb but the waterfalls are absolutely worth the walk. Would definitely recommend this

Thank Marina8933
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t get me wrong. This is a beautiful location and a great walk but I felt the waterfall mini walk and the £5/6 charge for the pleasure was all a bit underwhelming. You can just do the long access walk for free which meanders alongside...More

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were blown away by this beautiful waterfall. Yes its a bit of a long walk but its beautiful walking beside the stream through the woodland and you can take as much time as you need. There's a lovely cafe at the top and you...More

Thank Bimbokent
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful, worth the walk! The walk is good but the big waterfall at the bottom is lovely! Remember wellies..

Thank AshleighJade17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit but steep and slippery steps not for people with walking difficulties sadly as it’s such a lovely place very peaceful with beautiful views of the waterfall and surrounding rivers and woodland. It is said this is the home of the fairies...More

Thank ginaroma1234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had never heard of St Nectan's Glen even after visiting the area a few times before, it was only on a Tintagel website we saw a link for Merlin's waterfall, and decided to give it a go. The car park is purely a small...More

1  Thank travellingturtle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to visit after using Tripadvisor to plan our recent holiday to Cornwall. Firstly if you are using a Sat Nav to reach the Car Park, do not leave the main road or you'll miss the car park situated about 20m further down the road....More

Thank Darren T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a steep (yet short) climb up a rocky slope and across some slippery bridges, we came to a set of winding stairs. One went to the visitor centre (also buy tickets from here) and the other to a nice cafe. I must admit, the...More

Thank jakegoestravelling
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow what a mystical walk. If someone had not told us about St Nectans, we would have missed this wonderful enlightening experience. It is well worth the 20 minute trek from the car park to the shop and cafe where you can pay and descend...More

Thank PhotoGraeme
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28 November 2016|
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Response from Claire E | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed
Trish V
24 October 2016|
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Response from reviewbyclaire | Reviewed this property |
its approximately a mile from the car park to the falls so 20 - 30 minutes for a steady walk and then allow another 30 minutes from the entrance to the falls down to the falls and then back up. add extra time if you want... More
19 July 2016|
Response from Kim B | Reviewed this property |
Drive from Tintagel to Boscastle (and vice versa) on the coast road (B3263). Park in the free car park situated just off the road in Trethevy. It's a small car park and easy to pass by. From Tintagel the car park is on... More