Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

Please note that Tintagel Castle is now closed until summer 2019 for the construction of a new footbridge. Throughout the build there will be no access to the castle, beach, cafe and visitor centre. Find out more about the landmark project here.

Visitors looking out to sea at Tintagel

How to get here

Tintagel Castle is situated on Cornwall's north coast, between Padstow and Bude. Visit our Directions page and plan your journey to Tintagel Castle by car, bicycle or public transport. Our interactive map will help you choose the best route.

You will find pay and display car parks in Tintagel Village, 600 metres away from the site. Please allow plenty of time to park and walk to Tintagel Castle.

Fruit scones in Tintagel Castle's cafe


Find out what Facilities are available for your day out.

Here you can find out everything you need to know about parking, toilets and shopping at Tintagel Castle, as well as other useful information. The site is dog friendly as long as they are on a lead.

A doorway at Tintagel Castle

Getting around Tintagel Castle

Tintagel is a coastal site with a rugged landscape which can be challenging to visitors. We strongly advise you read our Access information where we provide details of the access challenges and help we can provide to ensure you get the most out of your visit.

Visitors walking around Tintagel

Group Visits

Find out what you need to know for Group Visits. See what discounts there are for groups, as well as how to book.

There is also information here on guided tours for your group, parking information, and useful telephone numbers if you have a query.

'step into englands story