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Alleged bastion of might for King Arthur, Tintagel is a fitting place from which to consider English mythology. The castle remains teetering on a spectacular cliff outcrop which gets just that little bit smaller with every crashing Atlantic breaker. If you like your coastline moody, romantic and atmospheric, Tintagel is a place that you really should visit.

It is also houses some of the other delights of Cornwall - namely the Cornish Pasty. For those of you who like their food hale and hearty, you are going to love the size of the beasts that emerge from the town's bakeries.

The surrounding coastline is a delight - braver individuals can step their way down the cliffs to some of Cornwall's secluded and hidden coves. The walk to nearby Boscastle is spectacular and, despite being around 5 miles, can take quite a while as one gets sidetracked by the views and constantly undulating footpath.

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