Tintagel

The legendary site of King Arthur’s conception is Tintagel Castle. Excavations demonstrated that, as the legends said, this was a fortified home of the ruler of Cornwall in about The largest fortified site of the ‘Arthurian’

The Cornish tartan reflects the colours of Cornwall Gold represents the Celtic Kings of Cornwall Grey represents the white tin that's smelted from the black ore in Cornwall Blue represents the sea of the Cornish coastline Black and white represents the flag of St. Piran Red represents the Cornish chough's red beak and legs

The Cornish tartan reflects the colours of Cornwall Gold represents the Celtic Kings of Cornwall Grey represents the white tin that's smelted from the black ore in Cornwall Blue represents the sea of the Cornish coastline Black and white re

The 13th century ruins of Tintagel Castle, overlooking the ocean in Cornwall, England. Excavations demonstrated that this was a fortified home of the ruler of Cornwall in about 500AD. The largest fortified site of the ‘Arthurian’ period, it contained unprecedented remains of luxury goods from the Eastern Roman Empire. In 1998, a slate engraved with the name ‘Artognou’ and other names from the legends was discovered there.

The ruins of Tintagel Castle, Cornwall UK "Steeped in myths and mystery, this is a spectacular place which has inspired artists and writers throughout history who have associated it with the legend of King Arthur and the story of Tristan and Isolde"

Par, near St Austell

Par, near St Austell - Cornwall

Bedruthan Steps at Sunset, North Cornwall (by Steve Thompson images)

Bedruthan Steps rocks are said to have been the stepping-stones used by the mythical giant Bedruthan to cross the Atlantic to the nearby headland Berryl's point.

Cornish recognised as national minority group for the first time Move means people of Cornwall will have same rights and protections as oth...

Cornish recognised as national minority group for the first time

Guardian: Cornish recognised as national minority group for the first time KERNOW

Dry Tree Menhir - Goonhilly. The perfect juxtaposition of ancient and modern...

Thousands of photos of Cornwall featuring stunning landscapes, sites of historic interest, towns & villages and beautiful beaches. Explore Cornwall with our quality Cornish photos and immerse yourself in this unique and special place.

Pinterest
Search