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Tintern Abbey

| Saltmills, New Ross, Wexford, Ireland
+353 51 562 650
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Lovely old castle. A lot of work done on it over the past few years. A lot of information... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
eleen2017
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County Wexford, Ireland
Worth the trip just to visit tea shop

I walked the Bannow bay trail from the Abbey with my husband, it took about 90 mins, fabulous... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
frances05
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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.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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| Saltmills, New Ross, Wexford, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely old castle. A lot of work done on it over the past few years. A lot of information available. Nice little cafe but a bit expensive for what it is.

Thank eleen2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

I walked the Bannow bay trail from the Abbey with my husband, it took about 90 mins, fabulous scenery, had amazing lunch in tea shop, great choice, service excellent, will be back.

Thank frances05
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely old Abbey, full of character. Sadly, not many of the rooms are left standing. Which is a pity. However, The walks around the Abbey are free and so are the woodlands. We really enjoyed walking around the grounds, as it was lovely and...More

Thank ronak149
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great old abbey and coffee shop, but we didn't pay the extra money for a guided tour, because it was extortionate. Really nice staff, but the tour price should be reduced.

Thank Birmingham79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is probably worth the effort but for senior citizens it can be challenging when you get there, To really appreciate the extent of the actual building you have to be up to climbing many flights of stairs. However, on the ground floor, there are...More

Thank Liam B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The abbey is gorgeous but don't expect a big bang for your buck. If you drag out your walk, expect 30-45 minutes tops. You have to pay to get in but the abbey wasn't overly riddled with historical patterns. Although they provided some information on...More

Thank Carolyn R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The woodland walk is FREE and through a well maintained pathway network In early summer the forest floor is full of bluebells and looks amazing. the Abbey is nice if you are interested in that era of history, but I thought that there was very...More

Thank seanobrien116
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Abbey dates from about 1100, founded by Cistercian monks. Was taken by the Crown in 1500's, and given to the Cockleigh family and passed thru them to various Protestant and Catholic heirs over the years. Last resident moved out in 1969, when she decided that...More

Thank Quasimama
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place for a walk with the whole family. Well laid out with breathtaking scenery. Tour is optional.

Thank Squidegy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

An really enjoyable tour and walk around the grounds. Great information on the origins of Tintern and the surrounding area.

Thank APD-1966-Judge
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