Tintagel Old Post Office

One of the Trust's most delightful medieval buildings, enhanced by a cottage garden

Tintagel Old Post Office

Things to see and do 

Tintagel Old Post Office

What's on

Upcoming events

Sampler sewing

Tue 25 Sep 2018
Take a moment to look closely at the samplers we are fortunate enough to have in the Old Post Office collection and on display in the house. Discover the history of samplers and marvel at the embroidery skills of such young girls.

Embroidery workshop

Sat 29 Sep 2018
Practical workshop with textile volunteer Debbie Hastings. Stitch a letter from a sampler and have a beautiful embroidery piece to take away with you. Suitable for all ages. All materials provided for a small charge (£3).

Photography competition shortlist

Sat 06 Oct 2018
The theme for this year's photography completion is 'home'. Visit to see how visitors over the year have interpreted the Old Post Office and have a chance to vote for your favourite photograph. Who will be the luck winner this year?

Torchlight terrors

Sat 20 Oct 2018
For a treat of tricks, using a UV torch, uncover the spooky symbols hidden in the dark places of the house and solve the puzzle to win yourself a bag of ghastly goodies.

Rag rug workshop

Wed 20 Feb 2019
Join Deborah Hastings and the rag rug volunteers to have a go at this age-old art of up-cycling left-over fabrics into soft furnishings for the home. NB there is a charge for materials used.

A story of the post

Mon 18 Mar 2019
When was the Old Post Office a Post Office? An exploration of the postal history of North Cornwall and Tintagel Old Post Office.
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Tintagel Old Post Office

Eating and shopping

Shopping at Tintagel Old Post Office, Cornwall

A trinket from Tintagel 

The small shop in the postroom features locally inspired gifts.

Tintagel Old Post Office


School group enjoying a Victorian activity day at Tintagel Old Post Office, Cornwall

Visit with your group 

Find out about group visits and special ticket rates for ten or more visitors.

Tintagel Old Post Office

Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Tintagel Old Post Office on the National Trust Collections website