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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
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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All reviews wye valley gift shop well worth a visit the river awe inspiring beautiful ruins henry viii car park anchor inn entrance fee information boards guide book across the road beautiful location plenty of parking sunny day the pub
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Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Loved the Abbey, stands majestic and proud. Tintern and it's surrounding area is truly beautiful. No matter where your view of the Abbey you won't be dissapointed.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank karenpritch
Reviewed 15 October 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank J-J2030
Reviewed 12 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful ruined building in a scenic location - well worth a visit. Spent a pleasant hour exploring and simply sitting on a bench, admiring the view.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank shani33
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Went today a real gem beautiful place, the Abbey was stunning and with the backdrop of the autumn colours a truly wonderful setting, recommend a visit 😊😊

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Windymiller24
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We visited Tintern for the day and walked up to The Devils Pulpit! What a fantastic view, there are a couple of good view points that look down over the Abbey, stunning.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank timothyg5
Reviewed 4 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

WOW! The most beautiful Abbey. Tucked into the hills, this is a treat for those visiting Wales. Wandering through these beautiful ruins was spectacular. How impressive that they have lasted this long.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KarlyCatt
Reviewed 2 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Julie S
Reviewed 1 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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
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