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Tintagel

LOCATION: north Cornwall    PARKING: yes     FACILITIES: yes

Tintagel Castle 18 April 2014 239

Cornish: Tre war Venydh

 

The Cornish name for Tintagel; tre war venydh actually translates to 'village on a mountain'. The area has long been associated with the legend of King Arthur and Tintagel Castle is simply a must-see attraction. In fact, Tintagel Castle is one of the UK's most visited attractions!

 

Tintagel itself is a lovely town; parking and local facilities are excellent.

 

The stunning turquoise/green water around this coast is actually caused by the slate/sand around Tintagel which contains elements of copper: strong sunlight turns the water a light turquoise green colour in warm weather!

Tide Times

Holiday Cottages in Tintagel

Things to do in the area

 

Tintagel Castle

Tintagel Old Post Office

St Nectans Glen

Museum of Witchcraft

The Arthurian Centre

 

Beaches in the area

 

Lundy Bay

Polzeath

Daymer Bay

Crackington Haven

Trebarwith Strand

Tregardock Beach

Holiday Accommodation - Backways, Treligga, Delabole1

Backways (ref: 24162) - sleeps 4 - 2 pets

 

Charming holiday cottage, circa 1826 with its rag slate roof, beams & stone fireplace with clome oven, has breathtaking sea and country views from the garden....more

Holiday Accommodation - Mews Cottage, Tintagel

Mews Cottage (ref: 27534) - sleeps 5 - 2 pets

 

Just a few steps from the main street, with a variety of shops, pubs, restaurants and of course Tintagel Castle.....more

Holiday Accommodation - Jubilee Cottage, Treknow

Jubilee Cottage (ref: T12) - sleeps 7 - 1 pet

 

Delightful walks across the fields lead to Trebarwith Strand with rock pools, golden sands at low tide....more

Holiday Accommodation - Praxis, TINTAGEL1

Praxis (ref: GN5) - sleeps 2 - 2 pets

 

This former artists’ studio now forms a light and airy apartment, decorated and furnished with great flair, making an ideal romantic retreat....more