Tintagel Castle Cornwall

A day out to Tintagel Castle. Well we had also planned to go to St Nectan’s Glen but completely ran out of time – next time! We made sure there was not too much wind before we set off, as the castle is built on the top of rocky headlands – and even has an adjoining bridge to an island where the castle grounds continue. Quite unique!

Tintagel Castle

Tintagel Castle Bridge

You can walk all the way down to the beach where there are plenty of caves to explore

Tintagel Castle Beach

Over the bridge and then up those very steep steps, you are treated to this most wonderful door – what a view!

Tintagel Castle Coastal Gateway

The castle island grounds are a very special home for these gorgeous sheep

Sheep Looks

After snapping away at these lovely sheep they became more curious of me! This one decided to make her approach…

– “What have we here?”

Sheep The Approach  What Have We Here

– “I’m going to investigate”

Sheep The Approach I'm going to investigate

– “mmmmm curious!”

Sheep The Approach Curious

– “Hello there”

Sheep The Approach Hello There

– “Now what?”

Sheep The Approach Now What

– “Nice to meet you!”

Sheep The Approach Nice To Meet You

Looking across from the castle island we noticed along the edge of the steep rocks a group of fishermen

Fisherman's Rock

Not sure I’d have chosen this as the best place to fish! Would have much rather been the rambler standing on the top!

Fisherman's Rock  Rambler

We had focused so much on there not being too much wind, we hadn’t realised it was going to be such a beautiful sunny day… how magical are those colours :)

Headlands Foxglove


Much of the castle has long gone, however there still remains glimpses of the past

Layers 2


Sea Thrift Wall

Tintagel Castle Window

Now time to make the descent off the castle island, across the bridge and then back up to the top of what looks to be a stairway to the sky!

The Descent

Sky Stairway

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