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Tintern Abbey

| Saltmills, New Ross, Wexford, Ireland
+353 51 562 650
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Worth a visit

We were at Colclough Walled Garden and stopped for lunch at Tintern Abbey. We were intrigued by the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Norah P
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Lovely Spring walk

A walk through the trees growing in white carpeted wild garlic patches intermingled with bluebells... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
mlb186643
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Wexford, Ireland
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Founded in 1200 AD by William, the Earl Marshall, this historic complex consists of a nave, chancel, chapel and cloister.
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| Saltmills, New Ross, Wexford, Ireland
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+353 51 562 650
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"walled garden"
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"guided tour"
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"well worth a visit"
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"tea room"
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"beautiful grounds"
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"restoration work"
in 9 reviews
"wild garlic"
in 8 reviews
"interesting history"
in 14 reviews
"tea shop"
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"on site"
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"cake"
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"lovely location"
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"old church"
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"walking trails"
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"family home"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were at Colclough Walled Garden and stopped for lunch at Tintern Abbey. We were intrigued by the abbey itself dating back to 1200 ad. How many modern buildings will survive for well over 900 years? And what a history!! Exploring the abbey is very...More

Thank Norah P
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A walk through the trees growing in white carpeted wild garlic patches intermingled with bluebells to the sound of small streams trickling past is just so relaxing and peaceful . No man made noise pollution, just the sound of birds and the breeze whispering through...More

Thank mlb186643
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Ireland has so many ruins, but we felt this Abby was still alive, despite the ravages of time. the beautiful location on a serene inlet and the rural surrounds set it off as a special place. We gained an understanding of its history and significance.

Thank MontOsc
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss this...that's all I can say except plan to spend a few hours. Read up before you get there and make sure you take the time to research via Google, all the information you can gather up. That will make your visit much more...More

Thank 724Lee
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Abbey with relatives and we all enjoyed the lovely Red trail walk through the woodland which was full of bluebells and wild garlic. There are 4 trails to choose from. So, there is one to suit all levels of fitness. The exhibition...More

Thank BJDublin
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We nearly didn't make the detour - but so glad that we did! Founded in about 1200 by William Marshall, the abbey is now partially restored, and there are information boards showing exactly how this is being done. However, the highlight for us was the...More

Thank Rosemary27652
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tintern Abbey is AMAZING! We were absolutely blown away by the history & the people we met. Such an interesting place & so full of history! We got loads of information from a lovely guide & lots of tips from Kathleen! Don’t leave without visiting...More

2  Thank Maj G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent couple hours here. This is Tintern Abbey - Irish version not to be confused with the original in Wales. Ruins good to walk around and a meander down the river enjoyable on a sunny day. Well laid out. Parking can be a bit tight...More

2  Thank maggie1966
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is really a fantastic place to visit where there are different levels of walks through trees,streams etc Fab walled garden where you can purchase fresh fruit and vegetables depending on season. A must do it in the south east. All free unless you want...More

1  Thank annemariec123
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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

We visit the Castle and after we walked over the bridge till we arrived at the walled garden another lovely place. If you love the nature, flower, birds and old buildings that’s the place.

Thank Romina Si Dorin G
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