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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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Liked the area, but did not go into the Abbey. We walked locally. Nice little roadside cafe with good food near the Abbey. We sat outside in the sun with an Abbey view.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Liked the area, but did not go into the Abbey. We walked locally. Nice little roadside cafe with good food near the Abbey. We sat outside in the sun with an Abbey view.

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Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Although a ruin Cadwr have made sure there is plenty of information to read as you move around the sight. Have intended to visit for some time and were not disappointed

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Always a beautiful little village, nestled in the Wye Valley. I grew up near here but always love the drive through or stop and look around the abbey and the river next to it. Some great pubs and eateries in the village too. Parking is OK next to the abbey but elsewhere in the village is hard to find a... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Wonderful remains of Tinern Abbey which in it's day certainly must have been an impressive place. Plenty of space to walk around so pushchair friendly. There is also a small shop. There is a cafe near the entrance and your car parking fee is refunded on any purchase in the shop or the pub across the road.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Visited here on a damp, grey day with almost no-one around. The ruins are very impressive and give a good impression of the size and scale that the buildings must once have been. It is quite easy to spend a couple of hours here wandering around the property and exploring. Since I last visited the car park outside has become... More 

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

See my review of Tintern (abbey and town). I adore Tintern and feel so lucky to live nearby. The Abbey is absolutely beautiful. Very nice pub and tearoom across the road from the Abbey. The town (a little further up the road) has a few good pubs/cafes, gifts, and a superb used/rare bookshop called Stella Bookshop. Don't miss visiting Tintern... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We arrived right on opening time on a very wet day so had the Abbey to ourselves for nearly our whole visit. The location of Tintern right on the river and surrounded by hills is just stunning and walking through these impressive ruins in the rain just added to the atmosphere.

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

Tintern Abbey was one of the attractions we visited on a long weekend in wales very worth seeing must have be impressive in it's time before it was ruined still impressive today

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We went to Tintern Abbey after a long, wet and muddy walk along the Wye and up to the Devil's Pulpit. After a quick re-fuel and sit down in The Anchor pub next door, we decided to head across the road and pay visit. Although it was a very wet and overcast day, this place was just as beautiful as... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Having first heard of Tintern Abbey when I studied Wordsworth in high school, and again in a Romantics course in college, I still could have never imagined the beauty of the place. First, the setting, which so inspired Wordsworth, is absolutely amazing-- the drive through the Wye Valley was possibly the most beautiful thing we saw on our 10-day driving... More 

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