- Candace Caddick
What’s Magic about Merlin’s Cave?
Yesterday I went to Merlin’s Cave under Tintagel in Cornwall. As soon as stepping inside the cave one knows it feels different, and this time I worked out what the difference is. This cave is only accessible when the tide is out, and when the tide returns it fills with water. Walk inside at low tide and you enter a space that is both water and air. Around you are the water elementals, present in a space that is theirs 12 hours a day, and anywhere that is full of elementals feels magic and dense with energy to us. These elementals were unfamiliar and nameless to me – there are more elementals in the sea than on land.