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Tintagel King Arthur Walk - South West Coast Path

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Bossiney to Tintagel

Great walk from Bossiney to Tintagel with our border collies. Such stunning views along the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Deborah W
Didcot, United Kingdom
Coast walk with amazing views

The coast walk from Tintagel is not for the faint hearted. As well as walking 9 miles we climbed up... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Laura E
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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A 3.6 mile walk on part of the South West Coast Path around Tintagel, made a romantic destination for Victorian tourists by poets such as Tennyson, whose 'Idyll of the Kings' set the tale of King Arthur in what is still one of Britain's most visited...more
Bossiney Road, Tintagel PL34 0AJ, England
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All reviews stunning views great walk king arthur range rover steep steps the cliff limited mobility land rover walked down english heritage merlins cave well worth the visit great place to visit sunny day castle ruins car park scenery
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great walk from Bossiney to Tintagel with our border collies. Such stunning views along the designated coastal path. Well worth taking the time to enjoy the natural beauty of this rugged coastline!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Deborah W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The coast walk from Tintagel is not for the faint hearted. As well as walking 9 miles we climbed up and down repeatedly but it was well worth it for the stunning views. Wear proper walking boots and take snacks and water as there is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Laura E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing experience to see the remains of the castle that was built in the medieval times! To walk around the cliffs with those amazing views, and see the statue of king Arthur that was erected on those hills! Absolutly worthwhile making the trip!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cuteeccentriclady
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Did this walk today as the weather was in our favour,views are stunning and at times breathtaking. The sea can be very inviting and a lovely colour..well worth the time and effort.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dave W
Reviewed 1 October 2018

The energy here is life changing and incredible if you are silent...Enjoy your stay it is truly a one of a kind

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Charmaine W
Reviewed 29 September 2018

I wasn't disappointed with this, being lucky with the weather, which was slightly warm for this time of year in the UK, I was treated to some stunning, sunny views of this picturesque part of the Cornish coastline. Being a history buff, Arthur geek and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kenresa S
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Drove here from Penzance and was quite a drive through very narrow English roads once off the motorway. Enjoyed the time walking down to the beach seeing Merlin's cave and the carving in the rock. The walk across to the castle was spectacular and for...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank BigT15
Reviewed 5 September 2018

The weather was beautiful just right for a walk. We walked down to the beach where you can see Merlins cave. You don't need to buy a ticket to go down there unless you intend to visit the castle. From there we walked and walked...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sheila K
Reviewed 3 September 2018

There's a fair amount of walking involved which shouldn't surprise anyone. The tickets were a bit on the expensive side given how little there was to see.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Freddy M
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed my time here walking around where the infamous King Arthur was potentially residing. This is an amazing part of history with stunning views and cliffs to take scenic photos from along little plaques informing you of the Legend that is King Arthur. I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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18 August 2018|
Response from VivendaLuiza | Reviewed this property |
To my knowledge the hotels are scarce best to google it and yes you can do it in a full day. Have a great time
1 September 2016|
Response from Patricia B | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is but once you start to walk you will want to carry on. Wear a comfortable pair of shoes as some of the ground is not level.
28 December 2015|
Response from SW_Coast_Path_Team | Property representative |
The scenery here is beautiful, big cliffs, crashing waves and probably seals and you can look across to the castle. So personally i think yes as still lots to see. If you've spare time, stroll a bit further south along the... More