Holidays in Tintagel

Tintagel is an ancient village heavily associated with Arthurian legend and Cornish folklore. The village houses the oldest post office in the country and is found tucked up behind the headland where the ruins of Tintagel Castle look out over the Atlantic.

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Did you know

Tintagel is steeped in myth and legend and is claimed to be the birthplace of the legendary King Arthur. Visitors to Tintagel castle can explore Merlin's Cave and the same castle features in the story of Tristan and Isolde.

Cottages in Tintagel (62)

Must see

Trebarwith Strand Keep an eye out for Gull Rock which stands around 600 yards offshore

Museum of Witchcraft A very popular day out. Visit the world's largest collection of witchcraft artefacts and regalia.

St Nectan's Glen A spectacular and beautiful sixty foot waterfall which has to be seen to be believed.

Featured cottages in Tintagel

The Old Barn At Pendavy
The Old Barn At Pendavy
Tintagel (4mls S), North Cornwall
Sleeps: 5 | Bedrooms: 3
Pennant Cottage
Pennant Cottage
Port Isaac (2mls S), North Cornwall
Sleeps: 6 | Bedrooms: 4
Fentrigan Manor Cottage
Fentrigan Manor Cottage
Boscastle (6mls E), North Cornwall
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
Davidstow Lavender
Davidstow Lavender
Boscastle (4.5mls E), North Cornwall
Sleeps: 10 | Bedrooms: 5
Penkenna Vean
Penkenna Vean
Crackington Haven, North Cornwall
Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1
Davidstow Primrose
Davidstow Primrose
Boscastle (4.5mls E), North Cornwall
Sleeps: 5 | Bedrooms: 3
Sundance Cottage
Sundance Cottage
Tintagel (4mls S), North Cornwall
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
Owl Cottage
Owl Cottage
Tintagel (5mls E), North Cornwall
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
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Things to do near Tintagel

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Places near Tintagel

  • Boscastle
    (3mls)

    A small town with a rich literary history and a unique harbour.

  • Camelford
    (5mls)

    A town on the banks of the River Camel.

  • Port Isaac
    (7mls)

    The home of Doc Martin is a beautiful whitewashed fishing port.

  • Crackington Haven
    (8mls)

    Beautiful coastal village with stunning scenery and delightful beach.

  • Polzeath
    (10mls)

    Traditional seaside fun on golden sand lapped by turquoise seas.

  • Rock
    (11mls)

    On the coast of Cornwall with special flora and geological dunes.

  • Wadebridge
    (12mls)

    On the Camel Trail where a walk in the country can end at Padstow.

  • Widemouth Bay
    (12mls)

    Excellent surf destination and rock pooling haven in North Cornwall.

  • Padstow
    (13mls)

    Padstow's idyllic harbour is both beautiful and fun to visit.

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