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Address: Chepstow, Wales
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amazing location, helpful staff

This is an amazing place. Great to wander around, and let children explore...maybe not on a wet day...although fantastic coffee shop, and pub next to the Abbey.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazing place. Great to wander around, and let children explore...maybe not on a wet day...although fantastic coffee shop, and pub next to the Abbey.

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Thank car654
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Being tighter than a gnats chuff I am always looking for something free to do when on holiday. The Abbey makes for some lovely photos which are great when taking in the valley. No need to pay to go in. Some nice little shops and nice pub and cafe. Lovely walk along the side of the wye and a nice... More 

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Thank tony c
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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262 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

When driving through the beautiful wooded valley where the river Wye glides by we came to the village of Tintern & decided to rest a while & look round the village. We found that there were antique & curio shops to look around as well as other shops of interest plus places where you could buy refreshments.

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Thank Mike P
Newport,Gwent,UK.
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90 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Car parking is rather expensive,for what you are about to see.One car park offers a discount at the cafe.Unfortunately for us ,we should have parked at the other one.The tea and scones (£7)for two,was tasty, but the walk around the ruins,would be of no interest to children.Souveniers are available in the shop.

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Thank John H
Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Some lovely walks in the hills and woods surrounding the village. Nice little shops to browse and cafes to refresh the weary traveller. Despite the busy road through it, the village retains a restful atmosphere. Look put for some amazing views from the Devil's pulpit in the woods above Tintern.

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Thank HelenPick
Stafford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Sadly, the day took a coach trip to Tintern it was drizzling the whole time we were there. It looked a very nice place with a fair number of cafes. The one we used (see photo) did extremeley good cakes (not that sort!) including as good a Victoria Sponge as I have ever tasted. The Abbey was very interesting, as... More 

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Thank John D
southwales
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Tintern is very lovely and a good day out in the Wye Valley lots to see picturesque keen photographers would love this area and nice pubs that so i am told do nice meals and the Abbey is worth the visit and the children would love the old railway which has a nice walks and cafe and railway carrage that... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

What a picturesque place Tintern is! We arrived in the rain but it was still a beautiful sight. Took lots of photos and had a quick look at the Abbey. Beautiful and recommend a visit.

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Southwest
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169 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

The abbey church itself is worth stopping for. It"s a glorious and well conserved ruin that commands a position on a sweeping bend on the River Wye. Like many others it suffered as a result of the Dissolution of the Monastries in the early C16th but still retains an almost palpable air of sanctity and calm.

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Thank treecutter
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Great place, friendly, lots to do around the area esp if you have a car. Walking, sights, exploring, history, pubs, etc try it.

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