King Arthur's Arms Inn Tintagel // Tintagel

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Book Direct to get special offers. Open all year, King Arthur's Arms is in the heart of Tintagel and graded by Visit Britain as a 4 Star Inn. Features wheelchair fully accessible bed and breakfast with en-suite wet rooms. …

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We can answer your questions and guide you through our rooms. Open all year, King Arthur's Arms Inn Tintagel, is an old Cornish Inn, 4 star Inn graded by Visit Britain. Located in the heart of Tintagel, opposite is the N.T. Old Post Office. The castle ruins, coastal footpath and other interesting places are nearby. Tintagel is well known as the legendary home of King Arthur, the knights of the round table and the wizard Merlin.

We are a family run, family friendly, inn, public house offering 4 star Inn bed and breakfast accommodation in the heart of Tintagel opposite the National Trust property The Old Post Office. We are generally open 364 days a year from 9am till midnight. Ground level access has no steps and is easily accessible by wheelchairs and pushchairs and this is complimented by the provision of a disabled toilet facility, baby seat and baby changing station. Walkers, cyclists, workers in the area, sporting groups, all welcome. If you have your computer, ipad, phone use our free high speed WiFi. A free to use ATM is located in the bar.

Winter Special offers. Summer special, book 3 nights or more save £5 per room per day during May, June, July, August and September 2017 and receive a loyalty card for further discounts and food and drink. Generally open for a proper Cornish breakfast at 9am through to evening dinner, King Arthur’s Arms Inn is a family friendly pub, providing good food, comfortable accommodation and easy parking. (Winter time hours may vary). 2 times a month there are fun pub quizzes, excepting July and August, see web site for details at

All our rooms have free WiFi, hair dryers, flat screen TV’s and tea and coffee making facilities. We have boot cleaning and boot drying facilities. In our 2 bars we offer a varied menu including homemade daily specials, children’s choices, vegetarian, gluten free and takeaway late night pizza.

We have 5 ground floor rooms suitable for disabled guests that need wheelchair accessible accommodation. There is a Visit Britain disability M3a graded ground floor room, and 4 other similar rooms and a M1 accessible room for less mobile guests or those not wishing to climb stairs..

Family groups, we have a family unit with its own front door it has 2 twin and 1 double room, family bathroom and sitting room.

The bars stock real ale and most of the leading brand lagers as well as a wide choice of Cornish ales. We have real ales brewed in Tintagel. Also warming mulled wines, cider and Cornish Mead said to be the honeymoon drink.

Touring, working, camping, walking, hiking, motor home, cycling, self catering?

Don’t be tied to the kitchen sink! Let us look after you. Food is available from breakfast to supper time. (Winter time hours may be fewer). Teas, coffees, milk shakes, hot chocolate soft drinks we have them all. Big groups? That’s fine, though a bit of notice always helps.

King Arthur’s Arms Inn welcomes well behaved dogs on a leash into the pub area, but we have a strictly no pets policy for the bed and breakfast accommodation. King Arthur’s Arms is a good location for touring the north coast….visit Poldark's Bodmin Moor, Boscastle. Doc Martin’s Port Issac, Bude, Slaughters bridge, Roughtor, the nearby beaches, join the coastal footpath that is about 640 miles long and passes through Tintagel. You are never too far from a beach in Cornwall, here in Tintagel we have a beach at the foot of King Arthurs Castle ruins, Trebarwith Strand and Bossiney beach. As featured on the T.V. countryside BBC programme the beautiful St. Nectens glen is not far from here .

Go to Wadebridge and cycle the path to Padstow and see the famous Rick Steins. Visit the many beaches that Cornwall has to offer. Travel to see the world famous Eden Project near St Austell in the heart of clay country, numerous gardens including The Lost Gardens of Heligan and the many National Trust properties that are around Cornwall.

Locally, St. Materiana the parish church is a 900 year old Norman Church, that can be seen perched high on Glebe Cliff. It has a relatively new lovely stained glass window that was purchased by the local population to honour a highly regarded local minister.

Tintagel is in an area designated by Europe as a Special Area of Conservation. We are also in an AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) and the Island and Castle are protected by the National Heritage.

Tintagel in 1259 known as Trewarvene, in 1284 known as TREVENE, in 1399 known as TREVENA and originally known as TRE-WAR-VENETH ‘farm on the hill’ For centuries Tintagel with its powerful atmosphere has been a place of inspiration for poets, composers and artists, including Turner and Tennyson. More recently Tintagel’s magnificent scenery has delighted the modern equivalents of the movie and television program makers from home and abroad. The dramatic setting of Tintagel castle, straddling the mainland and the island, seems to give credence to the myths and legends associated with it. Reputedly the ruins we see today were built on the site of an ancient fortress that would have been used by the ancient kings of Cornwall. We are convinced that our King Arthur was one of these kings. Today’s remains date from 1236 and the Earl Richard , second son of King John. The castle was added to during the 14th century by Edward he Black Prince, who was the 1st Duke of Cornwall. By the 17th century the ruins that survived had become known as King Arthur’s Castle. The relentlessly pounding seas around our coastline have taken its toll on the landscape and much of the land that was around the castle has fallen away.

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