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Address: | Saltmills, New Ross, Wexford, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 51 562 650
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Founded in 1200 AD by William, the Earl Marshall, this historic complex...

Founded in 1200 AD by William, the Earl Marshall, this historic complex consists of a nave, chancel, chapel and cloister.

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Small but intriguing

Tintern Abbey (not to be confused with the Welsh abbey of the same name… which founded this one) is a small but very interesting ruined abbey in Wexford, Ireland. We took a guided... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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New Hamburg, Ontario
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New Hamburg, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tintern Abbey (not to be confused with the Welsh abbey of the same name… which founded this one) is a small but very interesting ruined abbey in Wexford, Ireland. We took a guided tour, with a wonderful, informative guide. The heritage officials have removed the Georgian house that once clogged up the interior of the abbey, so the real deal... More 

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrive early before the crowds to enjoy the beauty of the buildings as well as location. Treat yourself to a little something from the cafe too!

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Paso Robles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here because it was on the way from Hook Lighthouse to New Ross - and were not disappointed at all! This was an amazing Abbey and the history behind it and the family with all its generations who lived here were absolutely fascinating. We were fortunate to have such an excellent tour guide - who really enjoyed telling... More 

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Dublin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

beautiful abbey with lots to see and also great walks near by. I would definitely recommend the guided tour as you receive some great information and history about the abbey. The walled garden is also beautiful and definitely worth a stroll.

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Kilkenny
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gives a perspective of what it was like to live here years ago. Good accounts of the various inhabitants over the centuries - some colourful characters! The Walled Garden is great - a forgotten time.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited on the last day of the season. Was impressed by the enthusiasm and knowledge of the staff. The site is lovingly cared for and restored. It offers an insight into both the original Abbey and the life of the monks and the family who lived in the converted house until it became a national monument. It is atmospheric and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

great day our for all - kids and adults alike - mini golf, maze , and a tour of the abbey also, tea rooms

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Visited as was local to our stay. It tied in well with our visit to Hook lighthouse. The young lady gave a detailed history on our visit. We visited in the last day of the season and we were let in complimentary. Very helpful friendly staff.

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County Monaghan, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

A lovely intereing place to visit. Full of history and culture. The woods have lots of different walks. .a must is the walled garden. The old church is very interesting

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

This is a very beautiful and peaceful place to visit, a must see place near Wexford. The grounds are very well maintained, so highly recommended for visiting.

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