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Address: north on the A466, up the Wye valley, Chepstow NP16 6SE, Wales
Phone Number: (0) 1291 689251
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Beautiful castle to visit.

This was a great castle to explore, full of history and culture, beautiful architecture, very well restored. Close to shops and restaurants.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

This was a great castle to explore, full of history and culture, beautiful architecture, very well restored. Close to shops and restaurants.

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Selkirk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Couldn't believe how busy it was in Tintern. Just about got a parking space. Once in it was very interesting. A glimpse into a time and way of life that seems so alien to us now. There are toilets on site. Your parking fee can be redeemed against products in the gift shop.

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We knew it was close to brockwier where we were staying, so we planned to visit, but were totally unprepared for how stunning the ruins of Tintern abbey are. A great place to practice taking atmospheric photos.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I actually really enjoyed Tintern Abbey. I love seeing old architecture and ruins. Old buildings amaze me and the craftsmanship that went into this is stunning

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

My family spent a morning looking around Tintern Abbey on the last day of our holiday in Wales last week. It was a great place to visit with real atmosphere. I beleive the family ticket cost £15-£16. We also had lunch at the White Monk Tearooms which was lovely. Also lots of walks to do from this area and fishing.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Great views, nice area, shop's, pubs, cafes. You do have to pay to enter. Great walking on hills around the Abbey, the devils pulpit for example.Well worth the visit.

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Western Finland, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Not far from Chepstow at all - a lovely drive up the valley. One could easily spend an afternoon here admiring the property and enjoying the ruins. This is a great place for families, too. The entrance fees are nominal and kids (young and old) can let their imaginations run wild.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This abbey is amazing, the setting is one the most amazing views I've ever seen, beautiful place, would go again, lovely gift shop,

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Westbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Whilst I have visited this beautiful ruin several times before, it never ceases to impress with its atmospheric beauty and grandeur. Ideally it should be viewed on a misty summers morning or at sunset to appreciate the true splendour orf its stunning Wye valley setting, but it's well worth a visit at any time.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A 2-hour walk around Tintern Abbey is good for you. Unlike many attractions, it was calm and quiet. There are lots of informative plaques to help visitors imagine the life of the monks at the time. It is very easy to get around, even with physical disabilities, and places to sit and contemplate what you are seeing. Walking shoes are... More 

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Address: north on the A466, up the Wye valley, Chepstow NP16 6SE, Wales
Phone Number: (0) 1291 689251
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Monmouthshire  >  Chepstow

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