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Tintagel Visitors Centre

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Address: Bossiney Road, Tintagel PL34 0AJ, England

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Great Starting Point

I parked in the lot adjacent to the Visitors Centre on my recent visit to Tintagel, for a 5 hour stay in the village, & never having been there before, was glad to step inside... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Shawn F
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233 reviews
128 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I parked in the lot adjacent to the Visitors Centre on my recent visit to Tintagel, for a 5 hour stay in the village, & never having been there before, was glad to step inside. It was certainly what most seasoned travelers might expect of such a place, what with various brochures highlighting area attractions like Tintagel Castle or King... More 

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Thank Shawn F
Derby, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

The staff were very helpful, gave useful info to the surrounding area and free booklet about Tintagel

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Thank Rach B
Havelock North, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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282 reviews
201 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Called in on way walking through the town. Quite a bit of information around but the staff weren't exactly forthcoming with greetings or assistance. Very few people there but they were discussing their own affairs rather than being proactive with the visitors. A case in point - we know about the castle of course and the post office - but... More 

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Thank Grant N
Truro, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Full of interesting books, maps,souvenirs,and very helpful volenteers who are able to answer your questions,and give helpful advice to find what you asked for all done with a friendly smile.

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Thank june j
Southam, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Tintagel Castle offered a great day out. Plenty to see and do but plenty of steps to climb! Cafe offered good options for drinks and food.

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Thank Susan H
Merrillville, Indiana
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30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Volunteer staff were willing & able to answer all questions we asked of them. A cheerful, knowledgeable, & helpful bunch!

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Thank barbie4647
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Great information point for the local area and Cornwall in general, plenty of leaflets and maps and friendly helpful staff.

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Thank John D
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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251 reviews
162 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

On our recent visit to the castle I used the gift shop on site to buy the obligatory fridge magnet The shop as a good selection of gifts ranging from the afore mentioned fridge magnet to themed jewellery There seemed to bit a little remind on the prices but after all it would appear profits go to British Heritage The... More 

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Thank ERIC B
Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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1,290 reviews
606 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I tend not to review visitor information centres as many are little more than a dispensary for leaflets. This one is situated in a rather attractive and modern building and, as well as the usual array of pamphlets and maps has some interesting displays. It has a decent little tourist shop and, of course, friendly and helpful staff.

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Thank johnhouston2
Co. Kildare
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55 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

If you need advise about how to get to Tintagel Castle do not ask at the Visitors Centre. The ladies there, though obviously well-meaning, are quite clueless. I remembered about the jeeps going from the village down to the castle entrance and back from a previous visit but could not recall where to get these. So the obvious thing was... More 

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