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Make a holiday cottage in Tintagel your home away from home

Tintagel and Tintagel castle have in the recent past become tourist favourites. This may be thanks in part to the link this locale has to the legend of King Arthur. Holiday rentals have sprung up in Tintagel as a result and holidaymakers seeking to make a retreat to this part of Cornwall have the choice of spending their nights in cosy cottages, one-bedroom apartments or bungalows. HomeAway is a leading supplier of holiday accommodation in Tintagel. Many of these are close to the sea, giving the guests that air of serenity that they long for. Holiday homes in Tintagel come with many important to add convenience and luxury to a tourist’s stay. Among these are WiFi Internet and barbecue facilities.

Things to do

-Tintagel Castle: It is impossible to separate the parish of Tintagel from Tintagel Castle, the remains of which still sit on the peninsula of Tintagel Island. Legend has it that the great King Arthur was born within its four walls and this castle has as a result found its way into folklore and poetry. It was built in the early medieval period.

-Other monuments: There are other ancient landmarks that occupants of holiday homes in Tintagel can check out during their holiday. The so-called ‘old post office’ is a building that was constructed in the 14th century and only actually came into use as a post office in the 19th century. It is now listed as a historic building and managed by The National Trust. Another of Tintagel’s monuments is King Arthur’s hall, an impressive structure put up in the 1930s. Its standout feature is the stained glass windows depicting the legend of King Arthur.

-Bird-watching: Tintagel’s coast is a home for many species of seabirds including ravens and falcons. The Cornish chough is, however, the bird that is most emblematic of this locale. Owls and buzzards can also be spotted here by birdwatchers if they’re lucky.

-Merlin’s cave: Arthurian folklore gave us the sorcerer Merlin and just as King Arthur had the Tintagel Castle, Merlin was said to inhabit a cave. This cave is visible from the castle and is just a short walk down a rocky slope. It is beautiful and tranquil place which fills up and becomes inaccessible when the tide is in.

-Eating out: Those lodging in holiday homes in Tintagel will want to try out the offerings of Pengenna Pasties. The pasties served here are humongous and enough to satisfy the most raging of appetites. Visitors will want to book their pasties before ascending into the Tintagel Castle and come down to stuff themselves silly afterwards.

Weather in Tintagel

The weather in Tintagel, as with the rest of Cornwall, is temperate. Summers are very mild, with temperature averages remaining below 20°C in the hottest months of the year, July and August. This is the time of year when most tourists take up residence in Tintagel holiday cottages, seeking to enjoy the warm weather and relive the Arthurian legend. The cold season is not harsh and the coolest months of winter see averages of about 8°C.

Travel to Tintagel

Visitors to Tintagel will use the Exeter Airport which is 57 miles away. This facility handles flights from Manchester, Newcastle and other UK cities as well as from Amsterdam, Geneva, Nice and other European cities. However, most of these are only seasonal flights. On arrival visitors can take a taxi, rental car or bus to Tintagel.

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Everything you needed, very welcoming clean lovely cottage

5 of 5
Lovely place to stay would definitely go back. comfortable clean everything to make a perfect holiday loved every minute we were there didn’t want to go... highly recommend
  • Review Submitted: Jan 14, 2018
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2018

Great house , great location

5 of 5
3 generations of our family had a lovely time- plenty of space and with all you could need there.
  • Review Submitted: Jan 03, 2018
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2017