Tintagel offers stunning, craggy coastal views and an intoxicating blend of myth and history make this Cornish town a magnet for summer visitors. Whether or not you believe King Arthur and Merlin shared a pint of ale here, there is a genuine magic and fun to be had with the many attractions and gift shops, as well as the less mythical but equally fascinating slate-mining heritage and medieval ruins of the area.  Tintagel Castle, which boasts spectacular cliff top views, and peep around Merlin’s Cave, located directly beneath Tintagel Castle.

Getting here…

Padstow is 19 miles from Bude, and a 30 minute drive.

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