No parking on site. Pay and display parking (not operated by English Heritage) in the village, 600 metres away. Regretfully, there is no disabled parking on site. Land Rover service available (April - October) to take visually impaired and ambulant disabled people to the exhibition and shop (additional charge). No need to book, except for large groups - please contact the site in advance.
Food and Drink
The Beach Café serves Cornish cream teas, crab sandwiches, hot and cold drinks, and proper Cornish Pasties.
Spectactular location on one of Britain's most dramatic coastlines. Tintagel is an awe inspiring and romantic spot. We use local suppliers where possible, and support Fairtrade and Rainforest Alliance products.
You are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy whilst sitting on the grassed areas, with their fantastic views of the coast.
Medieval and Arthurian souvenirs including toy swords, books, tapestries and wide range of other English Heritage gifts.
Male and female toilets with baby changing facilities. Located at the shop.
Dogs allowed on leads only. Assistance dogs welcome.
Introductory film by the main entrance.
Extensive grounds with some fantastic sea views and wonderful location for wildlife and bird watchers. Limited resting points. No cycle paths.
Informal grassed areas around the ruins.
Running around space and kites allowed.
- Baby Changing Facilities
- Male and female toilets with baby changing facilities. Located at the shop.
- Bottle/Food Warming
- Yes, on request at the café.
- Yes, two available.
- Pushchairs Allowed
- Educational visits must be booked in advance.
- Family Learning
- Short lighthearted play for families called a 'A King is Found'. Download a script from our website so you can perform it with your friends and family whilst visiting.
Please be aware
Site located on cliff edge care must be taken in all areas of the site.
Steep cliffs on rocky headland. Access to castle via over 100 steep steps.
Surfaces in the castle include grass, gravel, cobbles and flagstones. Many of the surfaces are uneven and include changes of level.
Sea birds and animal burrows.
Commercial Photography and Filming
English Heritage welcomes all photographers to our sites and we hope you will share your pictures with us on Flickr and Facebook.
We do have some restrictions at certain locations, so if photography is your main reason for visiting, please call the site ahead of your visit to check if any parts of the site are restricted.
If you are interested in using English Heritage sites for commercial photography this must be arranged in advance. Please go to: Sarah Eastel Locations (http://www.film-locations.co.uk) for more information.