Looking for a holiday on the North Cornwall coast, there can be nowhere better than luxury cottages in Tintagel. With a colourful history and links to the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table plus a lovely beach it’s perfect for couples, friends and family.
The name Tintagel is Cornish for ‘village on the mountain’ and combined with the rugged coast it’s a spectacular location for a self-catering holiday.
Nearby Tintagel Castle is amongst the most visited castles in the country and a real jewel in the crown for tourists coming here. Made from stone from all over Cornwall the Great Hall houses the legendary round table King Arthur’s Knights used to gather around and whilst you’re here make sure you visit Tintagel Island and Merlin’s Cave. In the pretty village many of the buildings date back to the 13th century and there’s a lovey choice of bijou shops and tempting places to sample the local food and drink. Don’t miss the medieval Old Post Office on the main street, now owned by the National Trust, where you’ll get a glimpse of life as it used to be as well as a delightful cottage garden to enjoy.
Luxury cottages by the sea in Tintagel are also ideal for outdoor lovers with a variety of water sports, walking, nature and wildlife spotting all on your doorstep. The coastal path in both directions is spectacular and with Boscastle and Bude to the north and Port Isaac and Padstow to the south you won’t be short of places to visit. Inland on Bodmin Moor is Colliford Lake, the second largest in the county, which is ideal for fishing and wild unspoilt moorland walks.
Luxury cottages to rent in Tintagel go very quickly so make sure you book yours today.