Tintagel is located in Cornwall on the Atlantic coast. Although relatively small, visitors will find that the town has much to offer. It is an ideal place to visit for visitors who are looking for a quiet and quaint place on the coast to relax. Sights of interest in area include Tintagel Castle, located nearby, which is associated with King Arthur. During the last few years the village of Tintagel has become popular as a tourist destination and is also widely visited by visitors looking for a good place to visit for the day.
Tintagel is a Cornwall village that is located on the Atlantic coast of Cornwall. The village of Tintagel is located within the district of North Cornwall. The village has a population of about one thousand eight hundred and the parish covers an area of about four thousand eight hundred and eighty five acres.
The village and the nearby castle that is called Tintagel Castle are associated with the many legends that surround King Arthur and also the Knights of the Round Table. The village is a popular place for tourists and it also sees a vast number of tourists on day trips.
Mrs Ruth Homan established a social hall and also an old school in Fore Street. The Social Hal has been the chief meeting place for most of the twentieth century. There are many things that take place within the village that are very well supported and these include the football team, cricket team and also the Women's institute.
During the 1955 and 1956 the village football team was the champions of Cornwall. The football team has been in existence for over one hundred years. The most notable player within the village team over the years has been Harry Cann and he has also been the goalkeeper for Plymouth Argyle football club.
Up until the 1930's there were two different golf courses within the village and also a tennis court however neither of the golf courses reopened during the time after the war.
The novelist that was known as Dinah Maria Craik visited the village of Tintagel during 1883 and this novelist published an account of her journey that was very informative.