Cornwall Tourist Traps

  • View at Land's end from the carpark
    View at Land's end from the carpark
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  • Land's End entrance to the visitor centre
    Land's End entrance to the visitor...
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  • The Remains of Tintagel Castle
    The Remains of Tintagel Castle
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Cornwall Tourist Traps

  • Tintagel Castle

    Tintagel Castle is said to be the birthplace of legendary King Arthur. As it isn't even proved that King Arthur has ever existed (Historians seem to agree that the person of Arthur is actually a mixture of two people: a Cornish saint and a sixth-century warlord who fought against the Anglo-Saxons), the remains of his castle are rather scanty and do...

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  • Land's End

    The most southerly point of Britain is a little spit of land, called Land's End. It used to be just the coastline and a little pub and now it's been turned into An Attraction. They say it's free to enter but you have to pay to park the car. The building erected has a multitude of things in it, shops, restaurants, exhibits (some of which you do have...

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  • Tintagel

    Tintagel is legendarily associated with the birthplace of King Arthur and his father, Uther Pendragon. Thus, the town below the ruins of Tintagel castle has become an homage to the legend. Arthurs, Uthers, Pendragons and Camelots abound. Tatty shops for hordes of tourists spilling out by the busload. There's an old Post Office that's now a gift...

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  • Photo taken by Land's End sign post

    There's a family-run photography business by the Land's End famous signpost, where if you want a picture taken by the post, you can only do so if you pay them to do it. In July 2007, they are charging £9.95 for a 5" by 7" (which is the smallest and cheapest option). They will calculate the distance in miles from Land's End to your hometown, and...

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  • Don't miss The Minack Theatre near St...

    Half a mile on from St Levan, the path reaches the Minack Theatre. This is an open air theatre, built in the 1930's by Rowena Cade. The auditorium faces the sea, and one watches plays in the summer months, with the sea and Logan's rock in the background

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  • PAY TO SEE THE SEA

    Its been many years since i have visited Cornwall, one of my best memories has to be when we visited lands end, i have since herd that you now have to pay to see lands end, well this has to ba a compleat rip off, who on earth wants to pay to see the sea, i don't know how much it is, but im sure some kind v.ter will put me in the picture ?

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  • Land's End's attractions

    Land's End is full of attractions for young and old alike: the Last Labyrinth, the Sea Rescue experience, the Sweet Manufactory where you can see and taste sweets being made the traditional way, souvenir shops, pubs, cafes and many more. By the end of the day you will be ruined if you or your children choose to enjoy all of them. Parking costs 3...

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  • Dont even think of going to lands end

    What used to be a beautiful peace of land is now the stereotypical tourist trap, yes it is tempting to go- just so that you can say that you have been to lands -end, but once you have fought your way through the huge car park and past the incrediblt tawdry gift shops you will be beginning to wish that you hadnt bothered. This is a classic case of...

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