Photos of Tintagel
and its surroundings

Barras Nose, Tintagel
Aerial Views of Cornwall: Barras Nose, Tintagel

Barras Nose with Barras Gug to its right. The Island and Tintagel Head are on the left. The whole area around Tintagel is associated with King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.

Crossing the Bridge to Tintagel Castle
Cornwall Coastal Views: Crossing the Bridge to Tintagel Castle
Enjoying Tintagel Castle
Cornwall Coastal Views: Enjoying Tintagel Castle

Visitors to Tintagel Castle with the bronze stautue, Gallos, from the Cornish word for 'power'.

Goats Grazing on Barras Nose, Tintagel
Cornwall Coastal Views: Goats Grazing on Barras Nose, Tintagel
Lye Rock and Willapark near Bossiney and Tintagel
Aerial Views of Cornwall: Lye Rock and Willapark near Bossiney and Tintagel

There is an ancient settlement on Willapark dating from the Iron Age. The cliff castle's defence consisted of a bank and ditch 48 metres long.

Off the coast are two rocks known as The Sisters.

Merlin's Cave at Tintagel Haven
Cornwall Coastal Views: Merlin's Cave at Tintagel Haven

Merlin's Cave is accessible at low water from the small beach of Tintagel Haven. The cave cuts through the headland and its entrance is marked by a small figure of Merlin's face carved into the rock.

The Island at Tintagel
Aerial Views of Cornwall: The Island at Tintagel

Home of the legend of King Arthur, Tintagel Island with its castle and archaeological remains is a short distance from the town of Tintagel. The parish church dedicated to St Materiana can be seen in the foreground.

The Island, Tintagel
Cornwall Coastal Views: The Island, Tintagel

The Island at Tintagel as seen from Glebe Cliff near St Materiana Church. The Island is the home of Tintagel Castle.

Tintagel
Tintagel
Aerial Views of Cornwall: Tintagel

Tintagel, The Island, Tintagel Head, Tintagel Haven and Barras Nose.

Tintagel Haven Beach
Beaches around Cornwall: Tintagel Haven Beach

At high water only a tiny amount of beach is available but at low water Tintagel Haven has a large pebbly beach with access to Merlin's Cave.

Tintagel Haven to the Island at Tintagel
Cornwall Coastal Views: Tintagel Haven to the Island at Tintagel

Visitors climbing the steps onto Tintagel Island

Willapark and Lye Rock, Bossiney near Tintagel
Aerial Views of Cornwall: Willapark and Lye Rock, Bossiney near Tintagel

Willapark is the large headland on the left. The remains of a prehistoric settlement can be seen here. The large rock to the right is Lye Rock. The two small rocks off Willapark are known as The Sisters.

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