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Tintagel King Arthur Walk - South West Coast Path

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Coast walk with amazing views

The coast walk from Tintagel is not for the faint hearted. As well as walking 9 miles we climbed up... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Laura E
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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Walk around the castle

What an amazing experience to see the remains of the castle that was built in the medieval times... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
South Africa
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A 3.6 mile walk on part of the South West Coast Path around Tintagel, made a romantic destination for Victorian tourists by poets such as Tennyson, whose 'Idyll of the Kings' set the tale of King Arthur in what is still one of Britain's most visited...more
Bossiney Road, Tintagel PL34 0AJ, England
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All reviews stunning views great walk range rover the cliff king arthur steep steps limited mobility land rover english heritage well worth the visit great place to visit merlins cave cream tea sunny day entrance fee castle ruins car park
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The coast walk from Tintagel is not for the faint hearted. As well as walking 9 miles we climbed up and down repeatedly but it was well worth it for the stunning views. Wear proper walking boots and take snacks and water as there is...More

Thank Laura E
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing experience to see the remains of the castle that was built in the medieval times! To walk around the cliffs with those amazing views, and see the statue of king Arthur that was erected on those hills! Absolutly worthwhile making the trip!

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Reviewed 5 October 2018

Did this walk today as the weather was in our favour,views are stunning and at times breathtaking. The sea can be very inviting and a lovely colour..well worth the time and effort.

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 1 October 2018

The energy here is life changing and incredible if you are silent...Enjoy your stay it is truly a one of a kind

Thank Charmaine W
Reviewed 29 September 2018

I wasn't disappointed with this, being lucky with the weather, which was slightly warm for this time of year in the UK, I was treated to some stunning, sunny views of this picturesque part of the Cornish coastline. Being a history buff, Arthur geek and...More

Thank Kenresa S
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Drove here from Penzance and was quite a drive through very narrow English roads once off the motorway. Enjoyed the time walking down to the beach seeing Merlin's cave and the carving in the rock. The walk across to the castle was spectacular and for...More

Thank BigT15
Reviewed 5 September 2018

The weather was beautiful just right for a walk. We walked down to the beach where you can see Merlins cave. You don't need to buy a ticket to go down there unless you intend to visit the castle. From there we walked and walked...More

Thank Sheila K
Reviewed 3 September 2018

There's a fair amount of walking involved which shouldn't surprise anyone. The tickets were a bit on the expensive side given how little there was to see.

Thank Freddy M
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed my time here walking around where the infamous King Arthur was potentially residing. This is an amazing part of history with stunning views and cliffs to take scenic photos from along little plaques informing you of the Legend that is King Arthur. I...More

1  Thank ZaZa210684
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Views are not to believed! Take at least two hours to enjoy. Bring your camera and snap away...you won't regret it

Thank laf1306
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18 August 2018|
Response from VivendaLuiza | Reviewed this property |
To my knowledge the hotels are scarce best to google it and yes you can do it in a full day. Have a great time
1 September 2016|
Response from Patricia B | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is but once you start to walk you will want to carry on. Wear a comfortable pair of shoes as some of the ground is not level.
28 December 2015|
Response from SW_Coast_Path_Team | Property representative |
The scenery here is beautiful, big cliffs, crashing waves and probably seals and you can look across to the castle. So personally i think yes as still lots to see. If you've spare time, stroll a bit further south along the... More