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Group visits to Tintagel Old Post Office

A close up of traditional paper admission ticket rolls at a wooden till.
The old wooden till and tickets were used until 2018. | © Rhodri Davies

This wonky, characterful house, dating back more than 600 years contains a wealth of history and is a convenient place to meet in the centre of the village. The property, however, is small – so it’s recommended that groups book in advance to get the most out of their visit.

Visiting as a group

As the rooms inside the historic building are very small, large groups need to be divided up for them to get the most out of their visit. It’s advisable for groups larger than 10 people to book in advance by calling 01840 770024 or email us at tintageloldpo@nationaltrust.org.uk. With advanced booking, groups can have the property to themselves for the duration of their slot. If groups arrive without booking, they may have to wait to visit during busy periods.

Groups of 10 or more qualify for the group rate admission price (£4.75 instead of £6.50 for an adult; £2.38 instead of £3.25 for a child).

Large groups

Larger groups are required to split into smaller groups of eight to 10 people to tour the house. The rest of the group is welcome to explore the garden while waiting. A group of 40 can tour the house in about 45 minutes.

School groups

Please enquire in advance about these by calling 01840 770024 or email us at tintageloldpo@nationaltrust.org.uk.

Schools can benefit from an Educational Group Membership, which is an annual membership giving free access to the whole school group at National Trust places. For more information, please click here.

Self-guided tours

As the house is so quaint, we encourage small groups to take themselves around the building. Room notes are available in English, German, Dutch, French and Italian and we have guidebooks for sale in English with German, French, Dutch, Spanish, Swedish and Italian translations. We can give group leaders a copy of these translations to relay to their group.

Five tips for group leaders

  • Book your group of 10 or more in advance and get reduced entry prices
  • The tour leader gets free entry
  • There is coach parking (not National Trust) directly opposite the site
  • The Tintagel Old Post Office makes for a good central meeting place for groups
  • Tintagel Old Post Office can provide house guides in a variety of languages if requested.

Free familiarisation visits for group leaders

If you're planning a group visit you can request our free Travel Trade Pass and you and a friend or colleague will gain free entry to over 300 of our places throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland for 12 months. There’s nothing quite like seeing or experiencing somewhere for yourself to help you plan a successful visit. To receive your pass, call 0344 800 2329 or email us at NTTravelTrade@capita.co.uk.

Who is eligible for free entry?

Registered tourist board guides (on production of a valid badge), coach drivers and tour leaders escorting groups of 15 or more. National Trust members also receive free entry, so it is at your discretion whether to refund the entrance fee to members if you have included it in your package – this is not refunded by the National Trust.

Members must bring their current membership cards with them to avoid paying the full group rate. If any of your group would like to join the National Trust please direct them to our Membership page or call 0344 800 1895.

Get in touch about bringing your group

Book now by calling 01840 770024 or email us at tintageloldpo@nationaltrust.org.uk. Groups of 10 or more who book in advance will be eligible for the reduced group admission prices.

Please book at least three weeks ahead of your visit so there is enough time to choose a visiting slot to accommodate your group.

The Tintagel Old Post Office, Cornwall with daisies in the foreground

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