For the first time in more than 500 years visitors have been able to walk from mainland to Tintagel Castle.Read the full story ›
Tintagel's new footbridge cost £5 million and was supposed to be finished in the Spring. It opens on Sunday - and we got a sneak preview!Read the full story ›
The 13th century castle is closed to the public while the new bridge is installed.Read the full story ›
Business owners in Tintagel, Cornwall say they're losing trade because of a 3 month delay to Tintagel Castle's new footbridge.Read the full story ›
The new structure will span the gap between the mainland and the island, making access easier for members of the public.Read the full story ›
Devon and Cornwall Police are urgently seeking the public's help to locate 17-year-old Finnian Layland-Stratfield.
Finnian was last seen between 5:00pm and 5:30pm by a walker on the cliffs above Hole Beach Tintagel.
Finnian’s rucksack containing some personal belongings were located on cliffs above Hole Beach in Tintagel at 5.30pm on Sunday July 9.
His family and the police are appealing to anyone with any information about his whereabouts, or who may have seen or heard from him since Saturday morning to contact the police.
Finnian is described as white, 5 feet 9 inches tall with a slim build. He has dark brown medium length sruffy hair with a long fringe, he is clean shaven but has some fluffy facial hair.
He has a black ear stretcher in his left ear, a tattoo NOAH 2005 on his left forearm and a tattoo of a Salamander on the rear of his right shoulder.
He was believed to be wearing a blue Superdry hoodie, grey/black jeans with holes in the knees and black army style boots and was carrying the rucksack which was khaki green in colour around two feet in length with pockets.
Plans to build a footbridge between Tintagel Castle and the rest of the Cornish coastline is causing controversy.Read the full story ›
An archaeological dig has begun at Cornwall's Tintagel Castle to find out how its people lived in the early parts of the last millennium.Read the full story ›
A controversial sculpture of Merlin carved into the rock face of a historic castle has been vandalised.
The life-size carving was unveiled just two months ago after it was commission by English Heritage at Tintagel - the legendary birthplace of King Arthur.
Traditionalists accused them of 'Disneyfication' and 'dumbing down' in a bid to boost tourist numbers.
But now, Merlin's nose appears to have been hacked off.
Photographer Peter Glaser, who spotted the damage.
I would say it was something done on purpose.
This has been a well publicised carving in the rock face, internationally renowned due to objections to English Heritage.
Claims of vandalism have been made about English Heritage with these additions, and now they themselves are subjected to possible vandalism.
There has been no comment yet from English Heritage or Kernow Matters To Us, the organisation which criticised the original carving.
KMTU, who are dedicated to preserving the integrity of Cornwall's history and culture, described the sculpture itself as "vandalism".
A controversial statue of King Arthur has been revealed at Tintagel Castle amid claims the Cornwall landmark is becoming like Disneyland.Read the full story ›