There is even talk of the Celtic King Arthur stopping by this stone to ‘worship’ on his way to a major battle in the area (Arthur’s final battle at Camlann in 537 CE – which happened on or around the site of the modern ‘Slaughterbridge’), with the modern Camelford believed to have been Arthur’s Royal Court of Camelot.
The Arthurian Centre is located in Camelford, Cornwall. It is an educational centre specialising in all details surrounding the history, myths and legends surrounding the story of King Arthur. The centre is situated on a large country estate that has the river Camel running through it. The area is partly fields and partly forests, and as visitors exist the Arthurian Centre, they are led on a 500m trail through the countryside to find the ancient Arthur Stone which has been dated to around 540CE by the Irish Ogham script found engraved upon it
King Arthur – at least in the earliest strata of his legend – is an indigenous Romano-British King, who embodied what has become known as