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Tintern

Chepstow, Wales
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Ranked #4 of 8 Attractions in Chepstow
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

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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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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156 reviews 156 reviews
89 attraction reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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UK-weston-super-Mare
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The location is magnificent especially on a good sunny summer day. The sheer size of the ruins is incredibly impressive and you can only admire the skill and craftsmanship of the masons and builders and regret the arrogance of those who spoiled it. There is not in truth much here for children and they could soon get bored particularly if... More

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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Good place to wander around with good facilities and eating places. Local produce for sale. Good variety of B&B/hotels. Excellent place for walking and photography

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

its in such a nice setting and isnt too far from chepstow town, has a nice play ground for young children, have to keep an eye on toddlers though as it has a drop but thats due to the old train track.

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Wye Valley
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Tintern Village Fete. Despite the fear of rain it was a sunny day and fine evening. Another great day out in Tintern. Fun on the Leytons field, lots of stalls, fun for children and for adults. Food and drinks available, a fab magician, great bands all day and evening until midnight in a magical setting. Check out the website -... More

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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Always head down to Tintern and enjoy an ice cream in the Abby ruins in the summer. Lovely spot and we love the old ruins.

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Milton Keynes
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

A very pretty village, not much to do after visiting the Abbey but a nice are to stop for a bite to eat or a drink.

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