Tintagel meaning village on a mountain is situated on the Atlantic coast of Cornwall. The village and nearby Tintagel Castle are associated with the legends surrounding King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. The village has become really popular with day-trippers and tourists, and is one of the most-visited places in Britain. The remnants of Tintagel castle stand on rugged cliffs high above the sea which is now only accessible via a narrow bridge and steep steps. In addition to the castle, there is plenty to see and do in Tintagel from beautiful walks along the Cornish coastal paths to the fascinating shops selling arts and crafts and mystical goods associated with the legend and castle.