Walk co181 Rocky Valley and Tintagel Castle from Tintagel

In search of King Arthur


Route outline for walk co181:

Tintagel  -  Fenterleigh  -  St Nectan's Glen  -  St Piran's Church  -  Trethevey  -  Trevelleit Mill  -  Trewethett Mill  -  Rocky Valley  -  The South West Coast Path  -  Benoath Cove  -  Bossiney Haven  -  Gullastern  -  Smith Cliff  -  Barras Gut  -  Barras Nose  -  Tintagel Haven  -  Tintagel Castle  -  Tintagel Head  -  Tintagel



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The owners of Tintagel Head suggest the ruined monastery on the island was the location of King Arthur's Camelot. Sadly there is no proof that King Arthur ever visited the area(but no proof that he didn't!)

At Trewethett Mill in Rocky Valley, just to the right of the ruined structure, don't miss the 4000 year old Bronze Age rock carvings that form the shape of a maze.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The South West Coast Path, a 966km (600 miles) linear footpath connecting Minehead in Somerset, England with South Haven Point in Dorset, England. The South West Coast Path is waymarked by a National Trail Acorn. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The South West Coast Path.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map 111
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 200
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk co181 Rocky Valley and Tintagel Castle from Tintagel

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Walk co181 Rocky Valley and Tintagel Castle from Tintagel - Land's End from The South West Coast Path

Land's End from The South West Coast Path

Photo: Rob Peel (1)

Walk co181 Rocky Valley and Tintagel Castle from Tintagel - The Armed Knight, Land's End

The Armed Knight, Land's End

Photo: Rob Peel (3)

Walk co181 Rocky Valley and Tintagel Castle from Tintagel - My dog and hubby after a steep cliff climb near Tintagel

My dog and hubby after a steep cliff climb near Tintagel

Photo: Georgia Mills (1)

Walk co181 Rocky Valley and Tintagel Castle from Tintagel - Mill Bay or Nanjizal near Land's End

Mill Bay or Nanjizal near Land's End

Photo: Rob Peel (10)

Walk co181 Rocky Valley and Tintagel Castle from Tintagel - View of Trewthet Gut from Rocky Valley

View of Trewthet Gut from Rocky Valley

Photo: Kathleen Piercey (2)

Walk co181 Rocky Valley and Tintagel Castle from Tintagel - My son at Tintagel Castle

My son at Tintagel Castle

Photo: Vicky Cockett (1)

Walk co181 Rocky Valley and Tintagel Castle from Tintagel - On the South West Coast Path, Land's End

On the South West Coast Path, Land's End

Photo: Rob Peel (6)

Walk co181 Rocky Valley and Tintagel Castle from Tintagel - The Armed Knight from The South West Coast Path, Land's End

The Armed Knight from The South West Coast Path, Land's End

Photo: Rob Peel (2)

Walk co181 Rocky Valley and Tintagel Castle from Tintagel - Land's End - from the South West Coast Path

Land's End - from the South West Coast Path

Photo: Rob Peel (7)

Walk co181 Rocky Valley and Tintagel Castle from Tintagel - Tintagel Bay

Tintagel Bay

Photo: Melissa Tuttle (8)

Walk co181 Rocky Valley and Tintagel Castle from Tintagel - Tintagel Head from near Merlin Caves

Tintagel Head from near Merlin Caves

Photo: Zoe Corbin (1)

Walk co181 Rocky Valley and Tintagel Castle from Tintagel - Sennan Cove, Land's End

Sennan Cove, Land's End

Photo: Stephen Worth (16)

Walk co181 Rocky Valley and Tintagel Castle from Tintagel - Views from The South West Coast Path, Land's End

Views from The South West Coast Path, Land's End

Photo: Stephen Worth (11)

Walk co181 Rocky Valley and Tintagel Castle from Tintagel - The South West Coast Path between Tintagel and Port Issac

The South West Coast Path between Tintagel and Port Issac

Photo: Patrick Plant (2)

Walk co181 Rocky Valley and Tintagel Castle from Tintagel - Views from the South West Coast Path, Land's End

Views from the South West Coast Path, Land's End

Photo: Rob Peel (4)

Walk co181 Rocky Valley and Tintagel Castle from Tintagel - On the South West Coast Path, Land's End

On the South West Coast Path, Land's End

Photo: Rob Peel (5)

Walk co181 Rocky Valley and Tintagel Castle from Tintagel - St Nectan's Glen

St Nectan's Glen

Photo: Kathleen Piercey (1)

Walk co181 Rocky Valley and Tintagel Castle from Tintagel - Unusual stone wall seen from The South West Coast Path near Land's End

Unusual stone wall seen from The South West Coast Path near Land's End

Photo: Stephen Worth (12)

Walk co181 Rocky Valley and Tintagel Castle from Tintagel - Bossiney Cove and Willapark from Rocky Valley

Bossiney Cove and Willapark from Rocky Valley

Photo: Kathleen Piercey (3)

Walk co181 Rocky Valley and Tintagel Castle from Tintagel - Mill Bay near Land's End

Mill Bay near Land's End

Photo: Rob Peel (8)


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