- Tintagel is a village on the
Atlantic coast famous for its association with King Arthur. Older
buildings built before the Victorian Era seem to emerge from the
ground keeping low to gain shelter from the storms that sweep over
the coast in winter.
- The castle remains stand partly on the cliffs and partly on a
narrow split of land, this was actually built in 1145 for the Earl
of Cornwall. Paths descend from the village to a shingle beach and
- Local towns and villages to visit..
- On the Bude estuary,
also from the rocks and beaches all along the coast. The Bude
Canal is a noted coarse water. River fishing includes stretches of
the Ottery, Inny, Camel and Tamar.
- Sailing on the Camel Estuary. Harbour authorities
should be consulted about off shore sailing.
- At Bude and Widemouth, with frequent venues for
the National Surfing championships Trebarwith Strand, about a mile
south of Tintagel is good for ordinary surfing.