Tintagel – Inextricably Linked to King Arthur

Camelot - Tintagel

Tintagel – Where King Arthur Legends Loom Larger Than Life: Mention Tintagel, and the legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table come to mind immediately. Since Geoffrey of Monmouth wrote his History of the Kings of Britain in 1150, visitors have been coming to Tintagel Castle to see the legendary King […]

A Medieval Old Post Office in the Heart of Tintagel

Tintagel Old Post Office

The Tintagel Old Post Office With a Curious Wavy Roof: There is more to Tintagel than the legend of King Arthur and Tintagel Castle.   On the main street of the village is the medieval Tintagel Old Post Office. This very well-preserved 14th century yeoman’s farmhouse on Tintagel’s Fore Street has a curious wavy roof and […]

Tintagel Castle – Birthplace of the Legendary King Arthur

Tintagel Castle, Tintagel, Cornwall

Tintagel Castle – Home of King Arthur of Camelot and Merlin the Magician? Since Geoffrey of Monmouth wrote his fictitious “Historia Regum Britanniae” (History of the Kings of Britain) in 1150, Tintagel Castle has been associated with the birthplace of the great King Arthur. According to the tale told by Geoffrey of Monmouth, King Arthur […]