A castle was built here sometime in the early 11th Century, and a town was established in 1253 by Richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall. The town was known as "Trevana" until the 19th Century.
Today, Tintagel is widely associated with King Arthur, cloaked in the mysterious and intriguing lure of myth. The location itself seems to enchanting and mythical itself, with castles, stairs to the sea, misty mornings, seaside cliffs, and unique architecture.
People Born in Tintagel
Tintagel in People's Lives
Liam Neeson: I traveled here in 1984 to film scenes of the movie Lamb. We filmed at the King Arthur's Castle Hotel.