Tintagel Castle

Castle Rd, Tintagel PL34 0HE, United Kingdom
+44 1840 770328
"Tintagel Castle: Where Legend Meets History on Cornwall's Majestic Clifftops"


Located on Cornwall’s rugged coastline, England, Tintagel Castle is a site rich in legend and history. It is thought that King Arthur was born there, according to medieval lore. Tintagel Castle is well-known for its dramatic cliff-top location and archaeological remains; the site has been occupied since the Roman era. The castle was probably a stronghold for Cornish rulers in the early medieval era, controlling trade and maritime routes along the coast.

The site offers breathtaking views of the surrounding coastline and provides insight into Cornwall’s rich history and folklore, drawing visitors from all over the world with its blend of myth and archaeology. In addition, recent archaeological discoveries and ongoing research continue to shed light on Tintagel’s significance as a center of power and trade in ancient and medieval times, making it a compelling destination for history buffs and tourists alike. Today, visitors to Tintagel Castle can explore the remains of the fortress, including its Great Hall and inner ward, as well as cross the dramatic footbridge that spans the chasm that once divided the mainland and the island upon which the castle sits.


Castle Rd, Tintagel PL34 0HE, United Kingdom

About Tintagel

World famous for its myth and legend. Tintagel is on the North Coast of Cornwall and is the location of Tintagel Castle, and the ancient water falls. This dramatic coastline and castle are linked with the legend of King Arthur. Tintagel town has some great places to eat, drink and stay.

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