Tintern Abbey

The appeal of this exceptional Cistercian abbey remains as enduring as ever

An area of outstanding beauty complemented by this outstanding beauty in stone. If only the walls could talk! The chants of countless monks echo through the masonry here. Despite the shell of this grand structure being open to the skies, it remains the best-preserved medieval abbey in Wales. Although the abbey church was rebuilt under the patronage of Roger Bigod, lord of nearby Chepstow Castle, in the late 13th century, the monastery retains its original design.

Useful Information

Tintern Abbey
Tintern Monmouthshire NP16 6SE Wales
phone: 01291 689251 fax:

News & Special Offers

1 March - 30 June 2014: Daily 9:30am - 5:00pm

1 July - 31 August 2014: Daily 9.30am - 6.00pm

1 September - 31 October 2014: Daily 9.30am - 5.00pm

1 November 2014 - 28 February 2015:

Monday to Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm

Sunday 11.00am - 4.00pm

1 March - 31 March 2015: Daily 9.30am - 5.00pm

Last admission 30 minutes before closing

Entrance Charge

Opening Times

Varies according to season, see below

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