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Barras Nose headland with views of Tintagel Island and Castle ruins
The rugged Barras Nose headland | © National Trust Images / Joe Cornish

Tintagel walk

Enjoy memorable views of Tintagel Castle and the beach and surrounding coastline from Barras Nose headland on this invigorating clifftop walk, around what was the first English coastal acquisition by the National Trust in 1897.

Total steps: 5

Total steps: 5

Start point

Tintagel Fore Street, grid ref: SX054886

Step 1

At the end of Fore Street take the private road signed to Tintagel Castle.

Step 2

Turn right at the coast, cross the stream and follow the coast path going past the café building.

Step 3

Continue on to Barras Nose headland.

Step 4

After enjoying the views, head inland by taking the path bearing right up the hill. This path takes you close to the Camelot Hotel.

Step 5

At the hotel, exit the car park and follow the road back around to the start. You can call in to the hotel for refreshments and to see the unique interior décor and artwork.

End point

Tintagel Fore Street, grid ref: SX054886

Trail map

Tintagel walk map, Cornwall
Tintagel walk map | © Crown copyright and database rights 2013 Ordnance Survey

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