Nightbringer | The Arthurian Online Encyclopedia

Cave of Lovers

An enchanted grotto, built into a Cornish mountain by privacy-seeking, amorous giants in times long before Arthur.

It was marked by a bronze door, a spacious interior, and a crystal bed. Tristan and Isolde inhabited it during a banishment from Mark’s court.

Tristan | Gottfried von Strassburg, early 13th century