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St. Materiana's Church

Church Hill, Tintagel, England
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Beautiful, quiet church

Picked up a booklet which explained history-very interesting ! Lovely level walk and amazing... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
Exuding Peace

The existing structure was probably built in the 11th or 12 Century but the initial building on... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
Ontario, Canada
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Church Hill, Tintagel, England
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Picked up a booklet which explained history-very interesting ! Lovely level walk and amazing scenery

Thank DeeQ333
Reviewed 27 October 2017

The existing structure was probably built in the 11th or 12 Century but the initial building on this site was built around the 6th Century AD. ( Historians suggest the tower may be as late as 15th century.) Much like every ancient church in England,...More

Thank Giulietta519
Reviewed 17 October 2017

The church can be accessed along the cliffs or via a narrow road from the village. A fascinating church with some pretty windows. Very moving grave of a cabin boy in the churchyard.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Had lunch outside the church wall. The view was nice, the crows very entertaining. The church itself was small but has lovely stain glass windows and is interesting from a historical point of view.

Thank deborahwU5059IU
Reviewed 9 October 2017

The lit of the baptismal font is an exceptional piece. There are interesting religious and folkloric artifacts all over the walls. The setting amid the graveyard is thought provoking, and the view of the sea...

Thank ColoradoLongJ
Reviewed 22 September 2017

is surrounded by a beautiful graveyard. we were enchanted by a wedding that was going on at the time. Beautiful singing. The men let us witness how they rang the bells; Wonderful modest church inside.

Thank Yokomoni
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Was recommended to vist the Church by the ladies in the Tourist Info, as my Mother is unable to walk too far and you can drive up to the Church and park for free at the top and walk a little way along the path...More

Thank Clare M
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Gorgeous church, beautiful windows, very well kept church, well impressed, grave yard has old stones from 1600's, but beware if you take your dog adders in the church yard.

Thank misterwilson93
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We enjoyed the walk from Tintagel village back to our B&B by this church. It is one of Cornwall's Living Churchyards. The grasses and flowers between the graves were a buzz with bees and other insects as part of plan in Cornwall to 'bring back'...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful old church and gardens with amazing views. Up a winding narrow road from Tintagel. Park up on the car park and take a stroll with the amazing views to the left and the old castle ruins to the right. Lots of information in the...More

Thank Rachel B
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