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Tintagel Castle

Castle Road, Tintagel PL34 0HE, England
+44 1840 770328
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Private, Full-Day Tour to Port Isaac, Padstow, and Tintagel from Cornwall
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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 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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Castle Road, Tintagel PL34 0HE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A long walk down, then up, then down again for Merlins cave. I'm not good with heights but glad we did it.

Thank Rod H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a real ancient or even old building rubble, you kind of feel like it's all made up for a tourist trap. Did not enjoy at all. The shops in the township are better to visit! :)

Thank HassySnapper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've wanted to visit Tintagel for years and after finally getting the chance it didn't disappoint. Now owned and maintained by English Heritage we found the trail, map, literature to be just the right level of informative and directive. Now be warned, the steep slope...More

Thank MissRubyJewels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit but only open at weekends in winter. You need to be pretty fit to manage the steps up to the castle as it is very steep in places. Some of the steps are very uneven. A walk out to the statue...More

Thank NichFS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were very lucky with the weather whilst here, it was mostly sunny but a strong wind once we had made our way to the top. Once you get past the walks up or down on the way to ruins it is a lovely site....More

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'll be honest with you - we were extremely lucky with the weather. Tintagel in October, who'd have thought the weather could be so bright, sunny, clear skies. The site is protected and administered by English Heritage, quite an expansive site it is too -...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow what a place... walking through I was trying to imagine what it must have been like back in the days. Very lonely for the resident priest!!! Its quite a climb in parts. Well worth a visit.

Thank SuzieLock
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bearing in mind the history behind this place it is quite impressive and you can get an understanding of the scale of things. Well worth a visit. It is a bit of a hike down and back up a hill but there is a Land...More

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately for me the Castle was closed the Sunday I visited. Winds of 12 knots meant we were blown away. Still got to walk around some parts and loved it. Would so have liked to cross over to the island. Would go back for sure....More

Thank Kim T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Absolutely amazing place for the whole family lots of stairs so be prepare to do some physical workout but totally worth it

Thank 1residentoftheworld
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26 August 2017|
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Response from Margaret C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for my delay, yes you can bring your 4 legged friend. If you wish to take the SUV back up to town, your dog is allowed as well (for a small fee)!
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Sabrina M
7 August 2017|
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Response from Helen H | Reviewed this property |
I don't have children so I'm not sure how helpful I can be. To get to the cafe and main base should be fine as you can always take the minibus which travels up and down the hill frequently but to get to the actual ruins... More
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tomandjayne
28 July 2017|
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Response from Hungryfeesh | Reviewed this property |
Yes dog friendly site .....and because of this everyone who has a dog takes it with them .....good if you have a sociable dog ....less good if not
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