English Heritage - Tintagel Castle

Tintagel Castle is a magical day with its wonderful location, set high on the rugged North Cornwall coast. It offers dramatic views, fascinating ruins and a stunning beach café.


Immerse yourself in history, myths and stunning scenery at Tintagel Castle, set high on Cornwall's rugged north coast. Inextricably linked with the legend of King Arthur, for centuries this dramatic castle and coastline has fired the imaginations of writers, artists and even the brother of a king. Now it's your turn to be inspired.

For the first time in more than 500 years, the two separated halves of Tintagel Castle have been reunited thanks to a new footbridge. Find out more about the landmark project here.


ACCESSIBILITY

Access information for the site is listed below. For more information, or if you have particular access needs, please contact English Heritage before you visit. Please note that some facilities may require booking in advance.

- Accessible Toilets

- Assistance Dogs Welcome

- Braille Guides

- Wheelchair Access: Wheelchair access is limited due to the geography of the site. Wheelchair access is available to viewing points and the visitors centre.

- Disabled Parking: No disabled parking on site. Transport service available (Apr - Oct) to take visually impaired and ambulant disabled people to the exhibition and shop (additional charge). No need to book, except for large groups - please contact the site in advance.

- Stairs: Steps to the island and courtyards as well as along the coast path access route.

- Pathways Surface And Gradients: Surfaces in the castle include grass, gravel, cobbles and flagstones. Many of the surfaces are uneven and include changes of level.


HOW TO REACH

PARKING
No parking on site. Pay and display parking (not operated by English Heritage) in the village, 600 metres away. Regretfully, there is no disabled parking on site. Land Rover service available (April - October) to take visually impaired and ambulant disabled people to the exhibition and shop (additional charge). No need to book, except for large groups - please contact the site in advance.

ROAD ACCESS
On Tintagel Head, 600 metres (660 yards) along uneven track from Tintagel; no vehicles except Land Rover service (extra charge)

SAT NAV
Postcode : PL34 0HE
Latitude : 50.667442
Longtitude : -4.756592

BUS ACCESS
Western Greyhound 595 (with connections available at Wadebridge, Camelford, Bude and Boscastle)


ADMISSION

Entry without gift aid/with gift aid:
Member Free/Free
Adult £9.50/£10.50
Child (5-17 years) £5.70/£6.30
Concession £8.60/£9.50
Family (2 adults, up to 3 children) £24.70/£27.30


VISITOR INFO

OPENING HOURS: Closed
Dec 24, 2020
Dec 25, 2020

ADDRESS:
Castle Road
PL34 0HE Tintagel
England
United Kingdom

EXHIBITIONS

  • The Myths, Legends and Folklore of England

    exposition
  • About Tintagel Castle

    exposition

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