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The appeal of this exceptional Cistercian abbey remains as enduring as ever An area of outstanding beauty complemented by this outstanding beauty in stone. If only the walls could talk! The chants of countless monks echo through the masonry here...more
All reviews wye valley gift shop well worth a visit the river beautiful ruins awe inspiring henry viii car park cistercian monks anchor inn entrance fee information boards guide book across the road beautiful location sunny day plenty of parking
If you are into ruins, a visit to Tintern Abbey is a must. Its a massive complex and it takes us an hour to tour the abbey church, the Abbots quarters, and the monks various quarters. There are plenty of welcome places to sit and...More
An autumnal visit to Tintern is a great idea as the Abbey is framed by the beautifully wooded Wye Valley, which shows stunning colours come October time.The abbey itself is in a typical post Henry VIII state (that man has a lot to answer for),...More
Beautifully maintained Cistertian Abbey. The ladies in the reasonably priced gift shop were wonderful, I needed to find a post box and they found me a mobile post office !
Disabled access is limited, there are quite a few steps and obstacles.
Admission is £6.50...More
Set in the spectacular Wye valley, this was not originally on my list of places to visit. How wrong I was. There is a sense of serene peace in this site that I have not felt before. This architecture is amazing with the multiple stone...More
This abbey is in ruins, but don't let that deter you from visiting. This place is gorgeous! I can't image how it must have been in it's prime. The abbey is quite large. Throughout the area, there are interpretive signs, telling what the various rooms...More
This wonderful gem of medieval architecture located near Chepstow and the Forest of Dean is impressive and beautiful. It is a peaceful place where you can let your mind go back to the time when monks lead a life of worship, prayer and meditation. The...More
Even though it was raining when we visited we still stayed a couple of hours. The time soon flies with so much detail to take in and, due to the weather, we did not get to explore around the grounds or Tintern... More
Even though it was raining when we visited we still stayed a couple of hours. The time soon flies with so much detail to take in and, due to the weather, we did not get to explore around the grounds or Tintern Village..........which looked nice.