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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
My wife and I went here on a Sunday,parked up the road to avoid pay and display .Usually it’s about £6 to get in but it was free. Excellently preserved ruins , the architecture is awesome as it’s so big . Took some great photos.
This to be one of the best ruins I have ever visited.
The building is massive, and it certainly gives you a insight into the past.
There is a really good car park, which even has room for motorhomes, is also has a good size...More
This is a place I have passed many times, looked interesting but never stopped to look. But when inside what an interesting history it has. It is an enormous Abbey ruin in amazing condition for a building over 500 years old. Well worth a visit...More
If you like history with a combination of beautiful scenery Tintern is the place to go. Fair prices and plenty of amenities in the vicinity for eating etc. Found the staff there very helpful and friendly.
Henry VIII and the breakaway from the Catholic Church due to them not allowing him to divorce. The result the devastation of churches and abbeys such as these.
A great spot to visit with picturesque surroundings and bizarrely several eucalyptus trees.
The size of the...More
The location on the edge of the village of Tintern, alongside the banks of the River Wye is impressive - you can see why the monks would have chosen this then remote location. The views of the wooded sides of the valley dominate even the...More
So easy to close your eyes and imagine the glorious abbey setting in isolation nearly 1,000 years. A substantial part of the abbey and outbuildings survive today - a testament to building techniques and design long before the advent of heavy machinery. It is difficult...More
That was the title of a 1988 Iron Maiden song, and the accompanying video was filmed here at Tintern Abbey. You can see why...it is haunting, atmospheric, eerie, peaceful and yet overtly dramatic all in one. The ruins leap up at you as if to...More
Nice and easy to find. And good that they refind uou the parking fee. Really liked it and the pub across is lovely. The souvenir shop had so many nice things. Defo would come again and recommend a visit. Lovely place
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.