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The Tithe Barn, St Marys Church

Monk Street, Abergavenny NP7 5ND, Wales
+44 1873 858787
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An interesting but short visit

The exhibition upstairs is quite interesting to familiarise yourself with the local history of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Alan R
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Astonishing tapestry.

I had heard of the tapestry but not seen it before. It was impressive and well displayed. It was... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
teifion2013
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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This should definitely be listed. There is a wonderful museum, cafe with outdoor seating area, and exhibition,beautiful Millennium Tapestry
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“food hall” (8 reviews)
“first floor” (4 reviews)
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Monk Street, Abergavenny NP7 5ND, Wales
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+44 1873 858787
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"sandwiches"
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"tourist office"
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"information centre"
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"well worth a visit"
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"st mary s"
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"local history"
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"lovely cafe"
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"great family"
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"bus station"
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"nice building"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The exhibition upstairs is quite interesting to familiarise yourself with the local history of the town and Wales itself. The tapestry is indeed impressive and a great legacy for years to come. It's free admission and worth half an hour or so of your time....More

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Reviewed 23 May 2018

I had heard of the tapestry but not seen it before. It was impressive and well displayed. It was good to talk to one of the people involved in making it.

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Reviewed 26 April 2018

We first saw the tapestry while it was being made back in 2002. We wanted to see it now that it's finished and we were not disappointed. The museum was well put together and informative. The food side was shut down shortly before our visit...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Staying near Abergavenny and following research,we had planned to visit the castle and then have lunch in the Tithe Barn. On arrival at the cafe door there was a sign saying it was open Monday-Saturday 9-4 but the door was locked. I went round to...More

1  Thank antano2013
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StMarysPriory, Prior at The Tithe Barn, St Marys Church, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

I apologise that our Volunteer was not helpful, this goes against our policy of being hospitable to all . We did have signs up saying the cafe is no longer open for 3 months after it closed, but there had to come a time when...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

We only came across this barn by accident while "taking a trip up to Abergavenny" just to say we'd been there. The barn was very interesting as it dates back to the times when the Church ruled the British Isles and everyone had to give...More

Thank Cliff C
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Recently when in Abergavenny we visited the Tithe Barn after visiting St Mary's Church. The barn is very old but it has been so extensively renovated that it does not have that feel to it. There is an array of exhibits with it of some...More

Thank Roger631
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We visited today as part of our Tudor’s topic without knowing what to expect. We were met in the bus station by a volunteer in costume who walked us up to the church initially to meet the other ‘characters’. There were three workshops set up...More

1  Thank Terri J
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

There's a helpful tourist office downstairs, with a gift and book shop, where you can find helpful maps and walking guides for the vicinity. We did not try the cafe, as we were very satisfied with dining at our hotel The Angel, but the reputation...More

1  Thank Beverly954
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

we popped in for a cuppa when we arrived the drinks were good as were the prices, they also do food as well which I must admit looked nice

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

this is a nice little coffee shop with a good range of food and drinks situated in a nice building that has a nice atmosphere

Thank Jan P
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