Located below Tintagel Castle, the birthplace of King Arthur. Tennyson made this place famous in his Idylls of the King when he described waves bringing the infant Arthur to the shore, where he was plucked out by Merlin and carried to safety.
~ Merlin’s Cave from Tintagel Castle, Cornwall, England ~ I have looked down from the castle high up on a hill ~ they say that Merlin hid here from his enemies and that King Arthur was conceived in the castle ~ ~ it's a beautiful world ~
Camelot: discovering the legend of King Arthur around Britain
Since the alleged discovery of Arthur and Guinevere's remains in the century, it has been claimed that Glastonbury Tor stands on the site of ancient Avalon. Once surrounded by marshland, it was virtually an island during the Dark Ages.