South Cadbury, Somerset, England

Cadbury Castle

Cadbury Castle

Cadbury Castle, formerly known as Camalet, is a Bronze and Iron Age hillfort and has been associated with King Arthur's legendary court at "Camelot". It is a scheduled monument.


Some have claimed to see and hear the ghosts of King Arthur and his men riding out from the hill. Some folklore states that this only happens every seven years.



51°1′26.76″N 2°31′54.48″W.


For further information, please read Haunted Britain by Antony D. Hippisley Coxe.


Visitor Information

South Cadbury is a village in Somerset, England.

It lies 7.5 miles northeast of Yeovil.

Pictured left is Cadbury Castle courtesy of Jim Champion. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.