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Tintern Abbey

| Saltmills, New Ross, Wexford, Ireland
+353 51 562 650
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Welsh/Irish heritage

Beautiful Abbey with a great history. Small entrance charge but worth every cent.. coffee shop has... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
andymcdonnell77
via mobile
Forest walks

Fantastic well maintained walk routes through the forest and FREE. Also guided tours in the Abbey... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
MgtWallace
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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.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“walled garden” (94 reviews)
“guided tour” (23 reviews)
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| Saltmills, New Ross, Wexford, Ireland
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+353 51 562 650
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"walled garden"
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"guided tour"
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"well worth a visit"
in 34 reviews
"tea room"
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"restoration work"
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"interesting history"
in 14 reviews
"beautiful grounds"
in 9 reviews
"wild garlic"
in 10 reviews
"tea shop"
in 5 reviews
"on site"
in 11 reviews
"lovely location"
in 4 reviews
"no charge"
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"walking trails"
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"family home"
in 4 reviews
"old church"
in 9 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful Abbey with a great history. Small entrance charge but worth every cent.. coffee shop has a beautiful light snack menu. Forest and garden walks are exceptional,spent 5hrs here but could have easily stayed longer. A great family day out during those long school out...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fantastic well maintained walk routes through the forest and FREE. Also guided tours in the Abbey at a price.Visit the walled garden ,(entery free) but well worth it .Cafe and toilet available

Thank MgtWallace
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went with my husband and 3 teenagers. It is full of history and can't believe that the same family owned it until 1960. There are lovely walks around the Abbey. One lead to a lovely bar called The Vine Cottage Bar. Which also has...More

Thank glascnoic
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our lovely tour guide Cathy from Heritage Tours Wexford stopped here so that we could have a brief walk around and see this lovely Abbey. Stunning flower garden and lovely walks are an added attraction to this lovely Abbey and you can also avail of...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Of the many Abbey's to visit in Ireland this is one of the better ones. A rich history, well preserved, and othee amazing sights and ruins to visit in the forests surrounding the Abbey.

Thank ftoronto
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You will transcend time here! You can feel the power and the struggles that created this amazing abbey. The scenery around it is almost as awe-inspiring as the abbey itself. In one moment you find yourself understanding the folklore of the area and you may...More

1  Thank Jessalyn P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely day exploring this old abbey and its nearby walled garden. The abbey's restoration is well documented with before and after photos. Stairways inside up to the top library with a portrait collection of the individual Colcloughs who lived there from the...More

Thank cmjjrn
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant attraction, great walks and history. The garden is stunning and a credit to everyone working on it.

Thank Linda Gene B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When the bluebells are in bloom, the nature walk is exquisite and the whole woodland floor is coloured blue.

Thank clonardgreat
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't feel good about an Abbey confiscated by the British government and granted to their occupying forces, but that is our history and it's good to remember and apply those lessons to today. Very nicely preserved and grateful to see such sites available to the...More

Thank Patricia A
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Barbara L
6 April 2018|
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Response from Moppa2015 | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure. We’ve been there many times but have never seen a bus there. We always drive our car.
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