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Talley Abbey

Llandeilo SA19 7AX, Wales
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Ruined but not forgotton.

Set in a quite picturesque valley Talley abbey could be easily missed as you flash along the A road... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David Thomas P
Hidden Gem

We saw the sign on the main road and decided to take a detour and we were glad that we did! Sitting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Set in a quite picturesque valley Talley abbey could be easily missed as you flash along the A road to another destination. This would be such a shame as it is a wonderful place with the back drop of the mountains and an old fish...More

Thank David Thomas P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw the sign on the main road and decided to take a detour and we were glad that we did! Sitting tall and mighty, the Talley Abbey is a must see and worth the stop. The information on the entrance wall and inside the...More

Thank HanaBana1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit. Very small well maintained site. Parking limited. Lovely walks around area. Free admission.

Thank Jessica D
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Although there is very little of what once must have been a most impressive abbey, the remains are beautiful any time of the year whether it is pouring with rain or blue skies with the sun shining or a rainbow overhead. The backdrop of hills...More

Thank plainjane54
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We were staying very close by so walked to the ruins. Very scenic area and the autumn leaf colour added to the views. Ruins impressive and neighbouring church was quaint.

Thank SJB1906
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were fortunate that the weather was good when we visited and the contrast of the abbey ruins against the bright blue Autumn sky was spectacular. The information boards explained the history and we found that very interesting too.

1  Thank Maureen N
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This ancient monument is in a beautiful setting. My great great grandfather, who was an agricultural labourer, lived here in a house called Troed y Rhiw, before he moved to become a coal miner in Blaenrhondda in the 1870s. The village is tranquil and it's...More

Thank GwynRoberts
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Spotted this whilst driving to another venue, and made a note to call in when we passed it again/ We stopped here for 30 minutes or so, just to look at the Abbey ruins (or so we thought). 90 minutes later and we were ready...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Contrary to some reviews and its TripAdvisor title this is Talley Abbey, the Abbey in the village of Talley. The parking is limited but would more parking add to the quality of this quiet corner? The new signage is excellent and very informative. The woodland...More

Thank johnreestalley
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Lovely to walk round the Abbey, so peaceful and quiet. Very interesting with a plan showing what it looked like.

Thank Hazel58
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