Romantic castles on dramatic cliffs, noble knights and cunning conjurors, clashing swords and crashing waves – Tintagel is tightly bound up with the legend of King Arthur.
As a result this small village draws almost 200,000 visitors a year, from all around the world. But there are lesser-known stories behind the famous myths.
Explore how Tintagel became linked with King Arthur and the forces that shaped the village’s fortunes before then.
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