Destination guide

The historical city of Tintagel awaits you

The area's history and art galleries are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Tintagel. This welcoming city is known for its seaside, hiking and bars. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Tintagel

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Tintagel has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Merlins Cave (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Bowood Park Golf Course (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Padstow Harbour (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • National Lobster Hatchery (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Camel Valley Vineyard (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Tintagel

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Tintagel is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rocky Valley (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Crackington Beach (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Brown Willy (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Polzeath Beach (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Dozmary Pool (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Widemouth Bay Beach (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Tintagel

Fly into Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall), the closest airport, located 19 mi (30.6 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Tintagel?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 939 holiday lettings around Tintagel. From 594 cottages to 239 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a seaside property in Tintagel?

Don't just plan a day trip to the beach. Round up your squad and crash as close as you can to it! The sound of rumbling waves and amazing ocean views? Heck yes! HomeAway has 384 beachside holiday rentals. Of course, that might not be for everyone. Fortunately, HomeAway has a bunch more options, including:

  • 303 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 267 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 202 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Tintagel?

Bid farewell to standardized, cookie cutter hotel rooms. Our house holiday rentals have an unique, personal touch — and all the space you and your group could need! There are 436 houses currently listed on HomeAway. Prices start at £53 per night. If that doesn't match your crew's taste, we have a range of different self-catering accommodation options to choose from, such as:

  • Cottage: 434 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £53 per night.
  • Apartment: 63 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £60 per night.
  • Barn: 57 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £73 per night.

Can I stay in Tintagel in a large group?

There's nothing more enjoyable than exploring somewhere totally new with your friends and loved ones. And the good news is HomeAway has options to suit large groups. At the moment, cottage holiday rentals are popular for big groups of visitors here, and you'll find 100 available on our database. If you are hoping to stay with a large group, the rental properties that are suitable for you include:

  • Are you looking for properties that can hold 6 guests? We have 234 that will suit. The prices start from £87 per night.
  • If you've got 8 in your family, you'll be pleased to hear that there are 99 holiday rentals perfect. You can book one for as little as £143 a night.
  • Seeking out places for rent suitable for 5 guests? You'll be delighted to learn we have 85 that will fit the bill. You can bag one for as little as £61 per night.

So never fear! When you travel with us you can bring along your aunt, your cousins and all your buddies to Tintagel.