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Address: Chepstow, Wales
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Gorgeous little village. Mill, tea rooms, pubs, abbey, walks, book shops. Parking not cheap, but ho hey.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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Newport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Gorgeous little village. Mill, tea rooms, pubs, abbey, walks, book shops. Parking not cheap, but ho hey.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Wether a walk by the river, coffee and cakes or a visit to the imposing remains of the famous Abbey. (fee applies.), This car park charges £3.00 refundable at certain venues. Tintern has a lot to offer.The Mill complex offers free parking and a variety of craft shops and cafe. A pond features in the centre, and you may have... More 

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Monmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We didn't pay to go in the Abbey but you get an excellent view from outside the fence. The carpark is not too cheap but there are plenty of places to visit in the town.

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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Go there. Just go there. The Abbey is brilliant. Wordsworth captured its essence. But you really have to go there to fully feel it. I absolutely love this place. It's one of my favourite places ever. I couldn't believe my luck when I moved to Chepstow 11 1/2 years ago that I live just 5 miles down the road from... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

We visited here and walked along the river to the Abbey. It's a pretty village and we will be returning in the summer to fully appreciate the Wye Valley. It was so close to Chepstow where we stayed at The Coach & horses. We loved the mill coffee house and everywhere seemed to be dog friendly including our B&B.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Visit Stella bookshop for good secondhand children's books and the abbey for picturesque beauty, otherwise it is pretty average.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Excellent Abbey well worth a visit lots to see and lush countryside surrounding a gem of a place and the guide says what it says on the tin, perfect very happy on my trip

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Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

A picturesque village with a few shops but lovely views over the River Wye and along the gorge. Parking is a bit difficult other than down by the Abbey and then it is a short but steep climb back up to the main road.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Tintern is a lovely little village. The striking abbey ruins herald your entry to a small cluster of interesting independent shops and places to eat. The river provides pretty views and a pleasant space for wandering.

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Car park is 3 pounds but you get that back if you make a purchase in the store or eat or drink in The Anchor Inn across the way.

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Address: Address: Chepstow, Wales
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Monmouthshire  >  Chepstow

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