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Camelot: discovering the legend of King Arthur around Britain

Glastonbury Tor Since the alleged discovery of Arthur and Guinevere's remains in the 12th century, it has been claimed that Glastonbury Tor stands on the site of ancient Avalon, the island where Arthur died following his final battle against Mordred. Once surrounded by marshland, Glastonbury Tor was virtually an island during the Dark Ages.

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Camelot: discovering the legend of King Arthur around Britain

King Arthur's Stone, Slaughter Bridge, Tintagel and Camelford, Cornwall, England (c.5 A.D.) The village of Slaughter Bridge is thought to be the location of Camlann, the site of Arthur's final battle, according to Geoffrey of Monmouth.

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Glastonbury Tor in Somerset, England. Glastonbury Tor is known as being one of the most spiritual sites in the country. Its pagan beliefs are still very much celebrated. It’s a beautiful place to walk, unwind and relax. Distance from Shaftesbury to Glastonbury Tor is 30 miles

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Alderley Edge Park

Alderley Edge, Cheshire, England has been a sacred site for thousands of years and has many legends attached to it. A natural spring is situated in the wood below the sandstone cliff which is carved with a bearded face and the following words: “Drink of this and take thy fill, for the water falls by the wizards will.” - ( :

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The ruins of Tintagel Castle, Cornwall, UK

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Tintagel, Cornwall. Discover this area as it has sites that are so tipical and like old times. Either you will feel like Guinnevere or King Arthur. In the silence perhaps Lancelot's despair.

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from The Independent

The mystery of an ancient site in Britain just took another fascinating twist

Archaeologists have discovered the impressive remains of a probable Dark Age royal palace at #Tintagel in #Cornwall. It is likely that the one-metre thick walls being unearthed are those of the main residence of the 6th century rulers of an ancient south-west Briton kingdom, known as Dumnonia. Image:emilywhitfield-jpg

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Middleham (Home to King Richard III) - Middleham Castle in Wensleydale, in the county of North Yorkshire, England, was built by Robert Fitzrandolph, 3rd Lord of Middleham and Spennithorne, commencing in 1190. It was built near the site of an earlier motte and bailey castle.

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Roche Rock, Cornwall by SharpeImages.co.uk, via Flickr. Partly carved out of, and partly created of the surrounding rock it is thought to have been either a hermitage and/or occupied by a leper. It also features in the story of Tristan and Isolde in the King Arthur legends.

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