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St. Materiana's Church

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Address: Church Hill, Tintagel, England
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Very peaceful

We were here at sunrise.. although overcast it was a stunning location. There is a car park but the lane to it is narrow. You can walk to it from the village without to much... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were here at sunrise.. although overcast it was a stunning location. There is a car park but the lane to it is narrow. You can walk to it from the village without to much effort. Well worth it for the views.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a msut see. To feel the history of this building which ha stood for centuries near such a dramatic setting.

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Thank Denaniko
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lovely walk from the town where we stayed in the old tea shop, through a field and across a road to get to the church which was amazing and full of history. The graves were so old.

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Thank Valerie O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this church one evening last year, great costal walks in the area along with free parking in the area.

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Thank Mark W
Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

A great place to start a coastal walk from. There is National Trust car park by the church. The church is open everyday and is only a 10 minute walk from Tintagel Castle

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Stands so proud on the cliff top, untouched n stunning. Walked through a muddy sheep field but was worth it. Was New Year's Day and a great sight to see to start my new year

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Longwood, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

I saw this church everyday from the windows in the hall at the Cornishman and I visited it more than once...it is ancient (built by the Normans in 1080 this is the original building with some adjustments but....not a huge number) and the view from here is simply wonderful. The church and it's yard are open to the public except... More 

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Thank Linda C
England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

A lovely church, with a number of boards in different languages illustrating that it is as much an attraction as a place of worship. Perched on the clifftops, surrounded by blue skies and sea, it's beautiful. Between the stained glass showing the wonders of the earth, and the figure of St.Christopher, who presides over mariners and travelers, the church tells... More 

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Thank devonlass28
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

A must see when travelling to Tintagel. Overlooking Tintagel, the Camelot Castle Hotel and Tintagel Castle. Wonderful starting point for a walk to Trebarwith Strand and to the Castle.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This is only a small church but its location on the cliff top makes it rather special . It has a very tranquil and spiritual feel to it. We visited Tintagel Castle first and then walked up to the church . Although combining the two is very strenuous, it's quite dramatic approaching the church that way, rather than by the... More 

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