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Tintern Abbey/ Abaty Tyndyrn

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Stefanie
Stefanie
June 17, 2020
Find your inner poet at Tintern Abbey and catch up on your history of the Reformation. All a beautiful drive along the Wye Valley from Monmouth towards Chepstow.
Rachel
Rachel
June 16, 2020
A historic monument where kids also love exploring the tunnels and hidden corners.
Stephen
Stephen
January 20, 2020
The Abbey was founded in 1131 by Cistercian monks. Henry VIII destroyed it in the dissolution of the monasteries. Britains first brass was produced at Tintern. The valley and villages of Brockweir and Llandogo feature in the Netflix series Sex Education.
Jane
Jane
January 12, 2020
Just fabulous. The setting is unique. This is one not to miss.
Jill
Jill
January 9, 2020
Founded in May 1131 by Walter de Clare, Lord of Chepstow. It was the first Cistercian foundation in Wales. It fell into ruins after the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the 16th century. Its remains have been celebrated in poetry and painting from the 18th Century. Tintern itself is a beautiful…

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“Love, love, love this pub by the river Wye. Small inside but has a garden and tables by the river. Typical pub food and the most amazing range of local Welsh and Herefordshire cider. Try Black Dragon (if someone else is driving) or Happydaze! ”
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“A popular venue to travel 600 feet underground on a tour through an iron ore mine that was started by the Romans. In WW2 over 12,000 tons of ore a week was shipped by rail to Newport to be smelted as part of the war effort. At Christmas time, the mine is transformed into one huge Santas Grotto and is a real treat for children.”
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“ Olde world inn with excellent food and ales. Turn your watch back a hundred years. Tel 01594 833260 for bookings.”
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Ubicación
Tintern, Wales NP16 6SE
Teléfono+44 1291 689251