Search billions of records on Ancestry.com
   

TintagelCastle
Home ] Up ] Avebury ] Bath ] Dover ] Glastonbury ] Gosport ] Hastings ] MaidenCastle ] RichmondCastle ] Rotherham ] SherwoodForest ] SkiptonCastle ] Stonehenge ] Tintagel ] [ TintagelCastle ] WookeyHole ] BardseyIsland ] IsleOfAnglesey ] MilfordHaven ] Pwllheli ] RiverSevern ] StDavids ] IsleOfMan ] PeelCastle ] HadriansWall ] IsleOfWhithorn ] LochNess ] StirlingCastle ]

 

Tintagel Castle & Merlin's Cave
Click on the thumbnail picture to see the large version, then click BACK on your browser.

GPS location 50-40-05 N, 04-45-35 W, at Tintagel, England.

              

Tintagel Abbey

 

                                      

Tintagel Island Castle is the birthplace of King Arthur. 
It is connected to the mainland by a narrow neck of land.

                                       

Castle ruins appear on both the island and the mainland opposite.

                                      

All of the above photos are of, or from, the mainland.

                                             

Several caves appear at shoreline.  The largest of these, Merlin's Cave,
continues all the way under the island and out the other side.

 

                                    

The island is stark and inhospitable, but extremely safe from attack.

                                      

 

                             

 

St. Nectan's Glen & Waterfall

 

                                            

Trey walks down a     The stream leading up     One of the scattered     The waterfall is narrow but striking
narrow English road.    to St. Nectan's Glen.     red stones in the stream.     behind this natural bridge.