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Tintern Abbey

| Saltmills, New Ross, Wexford, Ireland
+353 51 562 650
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Walled Garden

Just a stunning place to visit. Highly highly recommended. Amazing scenery. A gardening heaven... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Marie C
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An absorbing way to spend a sunny day

Go off the beaten track to find this as it's a surprising attraction. Enjoy one of the best coffees... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Elizabeth E
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Founded in 1200 AD by William, the Earl Marshall, this historic complex consists of a nave, chancel, chapel and cloister.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“walled garden” (75 reviews)
“tea room” (19 reviews)
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| Saltmills, New Ross, Wexford, Ireland
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+353 51 562 650
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just a stunning place to visit. Highly highly recommended. Amazing scenery. A gardening heaven. Lovely walks and the tea shop had great coffee and cake

Thank Marie C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Go off the beaten track to find this as it's a surprising attraction. Enjoy one of the best coffees in the tea house. Stroll to the church ruins to where the early inhabitants worshiped in the 1600's

Thank Elizabeth E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this location on our tour around the Hook costal drive, this was well worth the visit very interesting location with the abbey and woodland walk we did not visit the walled garden so cannot comment on this.

Thank Philip4953
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this ancient abbey and I especially enjoy the woodland walks. I regularly take my 4 dogs for their very long walks there. The walks are varied in distance and some are more challenging than others. The ancient buildings are a joy and the...More

Thank BillyBrennan58
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited today with my son, a teenager and my mum. Delightful historic abbey with beautiful grounds to wander around. The walled gardens are really well looked after and a pleasure to explore. Go and spend some time there and admire natural beauty.

Thank Katelb1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent an afternoon in Tintern, staff were excellent and really friendly, tea rooms had great cakes. Not the cheapest but still reasonable value. The tour was very interesting and the guide was informative and engaging. Overall it was a really good tour, with great staff...More

Thank tent_man
Reviewed 1 week ago

A clean well maintained tourist attraction. The building is fabulous and the grounds are well maintained. Beautiful grounds.

Thank kevinsrd
Reviewed 1 week ago

The foundation of the abbey goes back to William the Earl Marshall in the 13th C, later a residence and then - thanks to a monumental law suit about a will - the model for Charles Dickens' Jarndyce v. Jarndyce in "Bleak House", the law...More

Thank P_Stibbons
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent an hour looking over the accessible ruin. Lots of information available. First Wednesday of the month is free entrance!!! Lovely cafe stop for tea and cake, also did lunch meals.

Thank lf282014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our trip to the Abbey our guide was very informative and you could recognize that she really enjoyed giving information to visitors. You can feel the history and the fact that almost 100 bodies have been recovered from shallow graves on the site....More

Thank Robert C
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