The village of Tintagel lies near the towering cliffs of the North Devon coast. Famous for its association with the Legend of King Arthur, it is an atmospheric base for exploring the region. Take a wander from your Tintagel holiday cottage and you will discover a variety of gift shops, such as Spriggans Cove and Celtic Legend. There are a number of good places to eat and drink, including Uncle Jack’s Cabin, where you can expect excellent fish and chips, and the Olive Room, a popular Italian restaurant. Charlie’s serves great coffee, homemade cake and local produce. For a pint of ale from Tintagel Brewery, head to Ye Olde Malthouse Inn, The Cornishman or King Arthur’s – all on Fore Street. There is also a post office and grocery in the village centre, a short stroll from some lovely Tintagel holiday cottages.
Salty Sea Dog lies just a few steps from the beach in Trebarwith Strand and the ground-floor, pet-friendly beach apartment in North Cornwall lives up to its name combining joyful beach-themed décor with refinement and modern comfort plus views of the beautiful Cornish coastline. Sleeps 4.
Miller’s House is a stone-built miller’s residence restored with modern comforts providing a restful haven for families and pets near Tintagel in St Nectan’s Glen. This rural cottage in North Cornwall is surrounded by gorgeous gardens and a babbling stream in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The Garden Apartment is a small and romantic cottage for couples with sea views on the spectacular North Cornwall coast between Tintagel and Bossiney Cove. Features a wood burner, TV, double bedroom, and fitted kitchen. Close to great beaches, and stunning seaside scenery. Pets welcome.
Based in the small North Cornwall coastal village of Bossiney, The Round House a semi-detached dog-friendly holiday cottage, overlooking the beautiful land of North Cornwall. Close to Tintagel, The Round House is in a prime location for enjoying the sandy Cornish beaches, for a fun family getaway.
Millstream is a Tintagel holiday cottage set in the picturesque St. Nectan’s Glen along the North Cornwall coast. This romantic rural retreat for two in a one-time corn mill retains its character, with quaint arched door and sofa that converts into full-size double bed.
Mill Cottage is a delightful two-bedroom property nestled in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and offers families an idyllic getaway in the village of St Nectan’s Glen. The coastal cottage near Tintagel boasts gorgeous gardens with a babbling stream and is surrounded by trees.
- Crackington Haven
- Harlyn Bay
- Lamorna Cove
- Mawgan Porth
- Praa Sands
- St Agnes
- St Austell
- St Columb Major
- St. Ives
- St. Just
There are a number of unique attractions in the village, including Tintagel Toy Museum, where an incredible selection of nostalgic toys can be explored. Nearby, King Arthur’s Great Halls were built in slate and granite during the 1930s to celebrate the local legend. Follow Castle Road away from the village, toward the coast, and you will soon reach the ruins of Tintagel Castle, where King Arthur is said to have been born. Perched on a clifftop overlooking the waves, this spectacular site is not to be missed on self-catering holidays in Tintagel. There is a sandy beach with a maze of rockpools to explore, and Merlin’s Cave, where you can watch the waves crashing against the cliffs. The South West Coast Path passes Tintagel, heading east to the sheltered sandy cove of Bossiney Haven, and south to Trebarwith Strand, where some of the area’s best surfing conditions can be found. The pretty fishing village of Port Isaac and the mysterious landscapes of Bodmin Moor are nearby.