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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...more
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Tintagel Castle Castle Road, Tintagel PL34 0HE, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Didnt go in the castle as it was expensive for entry in to it. You can walk down the hill and around by Merlin's cave, beach area etc bug not in the castle grounds. There are 2 land rovers that will take you down the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank janereilly2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an English heritage site, so make use if your a member. Great for exploring, kids loved Climbing the rocks on a small beach there and all the books and crannies. Loads of steps..beware, but so worth it.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately the castle was closed upon my visit but explore the island through a drone and the ruins are incredible. I sat and watched the sunset from the hill and it was beautiful. They have closed the castle to build a new bridge over to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank letstravelbumble
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly the castle site was closed. You can tell the way the village is devoted to the King Arthur theme it must be packed in the summer. The walk from the village to the castle is seriously steep and not for the infirm. Overpriced parking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank charlotte056
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous place to visit! Amazing views, and a feat of engineering by medieval people to have built this castle in the sky!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cuteeccentriclady
Reviewed 4 November 2018

We were certainly blessed with an absolutely beautiful day to visit the castle ruins ~ blue sky, sunshine, seagulls calling ~ what could be more inviting? History and legend are wrapped tightly together as you wander the medieval ruins of the castle of legendary King...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

After missing this attraction during a trip in 2008, we decided to visit it during our trip to Devon and Cornwall this past October. It was closed due to bridge construction until next year. We also found out that many of the attractions in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Merlyn1970
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

A place of myth and legend! It’s a long walk from the village down to the seafront and another long walk up to the castle. Then you have to walk down again and then back up to the village. We had a great time but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank swiss_r
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

It was very unfortunate when we went tje castle was closed as they're putting in a new bridge, so you can cross over the headland. Still you're allowed to see from a distance. It set in a truly stunning location with dramatic cliff faces as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Karen W
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Castle was closed to build the new bridge. We were really disappointed as were unaware of the closure. The walk down is lovely (Not so much back up, hills are steep). The views around the castle and coastal walk are breath taking and well worth...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Julie T
16 October 2018|
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Response from lad0206 | Reviewed this property |
You can see parts of the castle from the edge of the Camelot Castle Hotel parking lot. You can also walk along the path up to the final entry gate... there you can see past the gate to the first stone walls (on the mainland... More
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