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The Old Post Office

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Address: Tintagel, England
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Charming

A lovely small medieval manor house which is very quaint and quirky with a beautiful cottage garden. Strange steps to one of the upper bedrooms which seem to jut out of the wall... read more

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spikeybb
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A lovely small medieval manor house which is very quaint and quirky with a beautiful cottage garden. Strange steps to one of the upper bedrooms which seem to jut out of the wall. These need to be ascended carefully. A nice little visit if you are National Trust members and are in the area.

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Thank spikeybb
Hastings, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We could not go inside as it was closed. We took lots of photos as the exterior is really photo worthy. What a pity it is not open all year round for all tourists to enjoy.

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Thank streakey
Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

such a quirky national trust property a must when in Tintagel place - amazing and guides very helpful

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Thank S T
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

What an absolutely charming old property; sagging roof and all. Originally a thatched farmhouse dating from the 14th century, it has undergone many changes in its lifetime and served as the local Post Office and Postmaster's residence in the 19th century. Only open during the Summer season, so check the National Trust website before visiting.

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Longwood, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

The old post office in Tintagel is after the King Arthur sites, one of the most popular visitor's destination and is conveniently located on the one long winding street that forms the main thru-fare of the town. This according to the site--is one of the National Trust's earliest acquisitions. The house is unusual to say the least and the only... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

If you have a short time worth popping in, lovely garden and shop too. Interesting to go back in time!

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Thank bluecity25
England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The smallest NT property we've ever visited, but just as charming as a site many times is size. Despite the later alterations to the building you still get a very clear feeling of life in a bygone age. Don't miss out this short but interesting visit if you're in the area.

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Thank NicWanders
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This National Trust property is well worth a visit. As a member entrance was free. Non-members would need to weigh up the cost as it takes no more than about 45 minutes to an hour to look around. Having said that, even the children found plenty to interest them. Some quirky features and lots of historic interest.

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Thank Steve S
Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The Old Post Office in Tintagel dates back 600 years and is currently owned and run by The National Trust. The entry cost is £4 for adults but if you are a member of the National Trust entry is free. The post office is a medieval cottage that provides some insight into how people lived. It is fabulous to see... More 

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Ironbridge Gorge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Popped into this today & was delighted with this little Post office. A must quick visit for anyone. Kids loved the quirky stairs to the half landing & I found out the meaning behind "left on the shelf".

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