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Address: Castle Road, Tintagel PL34 0HE, England
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+44 1840 770328
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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Worth the walk!

As a bit of a history nerd with a love of the dark ages I was looking forward to having a look at Tintagel Castle. As you'd imagine a lot of the older stuff has been repeatedly... read more

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As a bit of a history nerd with a love of the dark ages I was looking forward to having a look at Tintagel Castle. As you'd imagine a lot of the older stuff has been repeatedly built over, but the medieval buildings are still really interesting and the views are stunning. *Health warning* I went up with the girlfriend... More 

Thank NickRoberts1812
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful place from the ruins of the old castle to the headland walks.Stunning location and interesting history.

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Glendora, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Tintagel started as a mideval trading port and a castle was built later in the same site. Interesting ruins with lots of signage. Be forewarned there are a lot of stairs to the castle. There is a cafe and visitors center before the stairs and you can pay extra to ride down and back . The walk down hill and... More 

Thank debrick79
Surrey, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There's Alot of steps here! But worth it. Was foggy when I went but I feel it added to the ambience of it all. Interesting place and I'm sure the views are fantastic, did I say there's a lot of steps here? No complaints apart from the two quid land rover each way, which most people didn't use I noticed.

Thank Peter140576
Watford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I am not too good with heights, and some of the steps up to the castle are incredibly steep and close to the cliff edges. But I did it!

Thank KimWD24
Gwynedd, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Tintagel castle is a must when visiting Cornwall. There are dozens of steps to walk up but it's so worth it. We spent a few hours taking in the breathtaking views and walking round the ruins. There is just something about tintagel that manages to take you back in time. It was a wonderful experience, one that I will never... More 

Thank Ann1070
Whangarei, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Situated on the edge of the small quaint village of Tintagel the castle is not to be missed. You can get a lift in a landrover to & from the castle for £2 a time, or walk if you prefer. There are about 140 steps to get to the castle ruins but you can take your time and it is... More 

Thank Bernard R
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Allow yourself at least 2 if not 3 hours for visiting the castle and town - we did not give ourselves enough time so rushed around the castle. You must be reasonably fit as there is a long steep walk down to the base of the castle then an even steeper climb up dozens of odd sized steps to the... More 

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Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's incredible to see pieces of life from such a long time ago. Great information points with drawing of the area showing how it looked like when people lived there.

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Lowestoft, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stunning views and a fantastic beach . Be prepared for lots of steps and steep climbs . But omg it's certainly worth it

Thank brummyboy1964

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