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St. Materiana's Church

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Address: Church Hill, Tintagel, England
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THIS CHURCH IS ANCIENT AND SO WONDERFUL IN ITS SIMPLICITY AND PEACEFULNESS

I saw this church everyday from the windows in the hall at the Cornishman and I visited it more than once...it is ancient (built by the Normans in 1080 this is the original... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Linda C
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Longwood, Florida
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Longwood, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I saw this church everyday from the windows in the hall at the Cornishman and I visited it more than once...it is ancient (built by the Normans in 1080 this is the original building with some adjustments but....not a huge number) and the view from here is simply wonderful. The church and it's yard are open to the public except... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely church, with a number of boards in different languages illustrating that it is as much an attraction as a place of worship. Perched on the clifftops, surrounded by blue skies and sea, it's beautiful. Between the stained glass showing the wonders of the earth, and the figure of St.Christopher, who presides over mariners and travelers, the church tells... More 

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Thank devonlass28
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must see when travelling to Tintagel. Overlooking Tintagel, the Camelot Castle Hotel and Tintagel Castle. Wonderful starting point for a walk to Trebarwith Strand and to the Castle.

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Thank Heinz H
Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This is only a small church but its location on the cliff top makes it rather special . It has a very tranquil and spiritual feel to it. We visited Tintagel Castle first and then walked up to the church . Although combining the two is very strenuous, it's quite dramatic approaching the church that way, rather than by the... More 

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Baldivis, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

St Materiana Church, Tintagel- Cornwall Can park jut outside on both entrances of the church grounds, or take the cliff path walk which, apart from the last bit of the return to town, not strenuous. Lovely old church with the graveyard allowed as part of Natural Cornwall scheme to run riot with wild-plants. This ground is mowed in Autumn to... More 

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Thank Michaela P
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

A good little old church sat on top of the hills with spectacular views of the coast. There's a small free car park but it was quite full for the majority of the time spent there. Coming onto the coastal paths past the church is better than paying to go to the castle down the road.

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Thank Alderado
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The church itself is some 800-1000 years old, and is in very good shape. Especially interesting is how they've kept the old stone building up to date, and you can see each layer of maintenance.

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Thank Ben F
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Delightful small Church stood on the headland with stunning sea views. Historically interesting, could be straight out of Poldark!

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Thank John D
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

our niece got married here Saturday the church is in a fantastic position on top of the cliff and very old amazing place

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Free parking for Tintagel in the car park if you are national trust members. Windy road to get there but if you're early it's a breath taking first view as the mist is clearing and the church looks amazing. Short walk to the castle from here.

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