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Cistercian Monastery

Wales
+44 1834 844453
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Well worth a visit

A wonderful day out and I'd highly recommend it if you're in the nearby area. The monastery is very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
TrebleMaker86
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
via mobile
Worth a visit.

The monks make their own perfume and chocolate to sell on the island. The free video tells you a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
eifioncymru
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Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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Cistercian Monks, who have lived on Caldy Island for more than 1,500 years, produce perfume that is available in nearby Tenby.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful day out and I'd highly recommend it if you're in the nearby area. The monastery is very imposing and steeped in history.

Thank TrebleMaker86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The monks make their own perfume and chocolate to sell on the island. The free video tells you a lot about their lives there. No access to the monastery itself though.

Thank eifioncymru
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Hubby and I recently went on a boat trip to this holy island on a very warm Wednesday (see separate review). This review is specifically about the Abbey which was built in 1910 and renovated in 1940 after a major fire. Its architecture is in...More

Thank Jilly2903
Reviewed 24 June 2017

What a beautiful building to see from the outside. We saw it on a beautiful sunny day and the island and building had a real calming feel! Highly recommend!

Thank 141jeng
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Incredible building and you have the chance to see the Monks pray in their own church. Visit all of the island to get a feel of the place.

Thank DawnQuorn
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We always visit the island and Monastery when there and find it peaceful; steeped in history and is well worth the boat trip to Caldey. I bought a book while there and read all about the Islands History and the roles the monks have and...More

Thank L0rraine1958
Reviewed 9 July 2016

A nice place to see, you cannot go into the Monastery but the island it is on is a perfect place to spend a day.

Thank jammyjan123
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Came during May Half term. Even with quite a lot of people, the place was very peaceful and beautiful.

Thank BPAlford
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

This building is beautiful and is the main reason I wanted to visit Caldey Island. Access to the building is restricted to the public, understandably as it's still in use. It would have been interesting to nose about inside but unfortunately it's beauty can only...More

Thank stuje14
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Came here bank holiday weekend and it was a calm place and beautifully done. The monastery was clean and tidy like the island itself

Thank Rhilou
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