A lovely short walk along the coastline around Tintagel.
Date: 11th February 2016 Distance: 5.06km (3.14 Miles) Parking: Pay and Display Car Park in Port Quin
Start Location: Tintagel Ascent (m/ft): 286m (938ft) Weather:

Sunny, 8°C

Time Started: 10:43 Highest Point: N/A Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 2 Hours 4 Minutes    
Route: Tintagel - Tintagel Church - Tintagel Haven - Merlins Cave - South West Coast Path - Barras Nose - Smiths Cliff - Tintagel

Tintagel church is set back from the village on the cliff edge.

Tintagel Church.

The Rumps a few miles along the coast.


Tintagel Island. You can see some of the ruins on the right.


Following the coastal path down to Tintagel Bay.

Tintagel Island.

Beautiful views south along the coast.

Castle ruins.

Steep steps down to the beach and entry to Tintagel Island.
Beautiful Tintagel Bay.

Simply beautiful.

Merlins Cave below ancient ruins.

A lovely waterfall down on the beach.

Caves by the beach.


Inside Merlins Cave.
Lovely warm sunshine on the bay.

Now heading north along the coast.


Barras Nose is the next stop.

A spectacular view over the rocks.
North along the rugged coast.
The rocks on the left are called The Sisters (there are two) and there is an ancient settlement on the tops of the cliffs.

A view back along the coast to Barras Nose.

A final view along the coast before we followed a field edge back to Tintagel.