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Tintern Abbey Travel Guide: 27 reviews and 105 photos

Tintern Abbey was a Cistercian abbey which was founded in 1131 and is probably one of the greatest monastic ruins of Wales, It has a remarkably complete abbey church which has been rebuilt in the later thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries, there are also extensive remains of a cloister and the associated monastic buildings.

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  • starship's Profile Photo
    Apr 6, 2012 at 9:44 AM

    Lovely opening picture of the Abbey! I visited here in the 1980's and found it a lovely setting. Didn't remember the history of it but your page gave some interesting info.

  • DAO's Profile Photo
    Sep 29, 2010 at 8:20 AM

    You must have been there the really bad week we had snow.

  • cachaseiro's Profile Photo
    Aug 2, 2010 at 11:38 AM

    nice winter photos from wales.

  • Myfanwe's Profile Photo
    Jan 19, 2010 at 8:49 AM

    Lovely pics and tips here, we'll have to go back one day to see the Abbey properley, without the snow & ice :-))


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