Tintagel has proved a powerful attraction for visitors to Cornwall for hundreds of years. Its wild setting on the North Cornish coast, and its fascinating history would have provided enough of a reason to visit. The lure of the Arthurian legends that cling to Tintagel has made the place irresistible to many. This guidebook provides a guided tour of the site, and a revealing account of its history and archaeological discovery here over the past sixty years. It also provides a richly-illustrated background to the Arthurian legends and a concise narrative of the most relevant tales.