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King Arthur Way

Cornwall, Devon, Somerset

249 km / 155 miles
The King Arthur Way tells the story of King Arthur, starting at the dramatic sea-castle of Tintagel (the place of Arthur's conception and Merlin's Cave) and culminating in his final resting place, Glastonbury Abbey and the Isle of Avalon. Along the way it takes in key sites relating to his story.
On this journey through South West England you will visit amongst other places, Brent Tor, Dartmoor, including Cosdon Stone Row and Shilley Pool, Cadbury hillfort before finally reaching Glastonbury Tor.
From the King Arthur website there are several alternative options for parts of the route but some of these may be dependent on the weather. Attention should be paid towards the end of the route when preparing to cross the Langport Firing Range - please check details of closures from the Government website.


Details:

Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Other Paths
Challenging
Canal
Moorland
River
Heritage
Pilgrimage
Start: SX052887 - Tintagel, Cornwall View on StreetMap
Finish: ST512386 - Glastonbury, Somerset View on StreetMap
Web Sites: King Arthur Way Langport Range and dry training area firing notice

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 181, 182, 183, 190, 191, 192, 193, 200, 201
OS Landranger Active 181, 182, 183, 190, 191, 192, 193, 200, 201
OS Explorer 28, 109, 111, 112, 113, 114, 128, 129, 140, 141
OS Explorer Active 28, 109, 111, 112, 113, 114, 128, 129, 140, 141

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250.4 km (155.6 miles)
4,595 m (15,075 ft) ascent
429 m (1,407 ft)  maximum height

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