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Tintern

Chepstow, Wales
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Ranked #4 of 12 Attractions in Chepstow
Type: Historic Sites
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UK-weston-super-Mare
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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
7 helpful votes 7 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
2 helpful votes 2 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 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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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

this is a fantastic place to go to look over the wye, go for lovely walks relax and enjoy a graceful area, with tintern abbey in the area.

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Barry, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
28 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Tintern Abbey was founded by monks in 1131AD.....I remember coming here as a child but recently visited with my partner, what beautiful ruins, the Abbey itself is stunning, there is a charge but well worth it. You go through a gift shop to get to the entrance, a well stocked shop with gifts & prices to suit all ages &... More

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Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We loved the vilage. Visited the Abbey and thanks to goecaching visited the limekilns, the dilapidated St Mary the Virgin with fine views of the Abbey and interesting grave adornments, the lower wireworks site and the old Tintern railway station. We spent all day here. There is so much history in this village. We will be back to explore some... More

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Monmouthshire, United Kingdom
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269 reviews 269 reviews
117 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Tintern is a lovely place to spend an afternoon taking in the views of the Wye valley and exploring the independent shops. There are also some nice places to eat, I particularly recommend the Anchor. And of course a visit wouldn't be complete without visiting the abbey.

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