King Arthur's Great Halls // Tintagel

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Visited by people from all over the world and boasting over two million visitors since it opened in 1933, King Arthur's Great Halls is a granite and slate building dedicated to the legend of King Arthur.

It has been featured in many films and television programmes and contains a round table and granite thrones surrounded by 72 fabulous stained glass windows, depicting the Arthurian legend and designed by a pupil of William Morris.

The legend of King Arthur is brought to life with a spectacular laser show, music and a narration by actor Robert Powell. This exhibition involves paintings of King Arthur and his Knights by artist William Hatherell.

A Fellowship of the Knights of The Round Table of King Arthur existed in the early 1930s here and was revived in 1993. It is based on the symbolism and ideals of Arthurian tradition, specifically those of care and consideration for our fellow human beings.

King Arthur's Great Halls stained glass
King Arthur's Great Halls stained glass

The shop stocks a whole array of specially commissioned Arthurian products and books that are despatched all over the world to followers of all ages of the Arthurian legend. Situated on Fore Street, Tintagel, the centre is open throughout the year, apart from on Christmas Day.