Open Doors - Tintern Abbey

Tintern Abbey

Tintern Abbey

Join a tour with Tintern Abbey's very own custodian. Find out more about its fascinating history and architecture, and take a walk around to learn more about the site's tiny book rooms and vast cloister.

Tintern was only the second Cistercian foundation in Britain, and the first in Wales. The present-day remains are a mixture of building works covering a 400-year period between 1131 and 1536. Very little remains of the first buildings but you will marvel at the vast windows and later decorative details displayed in the walls, doorways and soaring archways.

Tours will be at 11.00am, 1.00pm and 3.00pm.

Getting there - Road:  M4 J23, M48 J2, A466.   Rail:  4mls/7kms Chepstow, Cardiff - Chepstow/Gloucester.   Bus: 325 yards/300 mts route No 69 Chepstow - Monmouth

Although admission to this event is free, it is a ticketed event. Tickets available on the website here

Dates, times and prices

Dates
23 Sep - 24 Sep 2017

Times
11.00am - 4.00pm

Prices
Adult - Am ddim / free
Family - Am ddim / free
Senior citizens, students and children under 16 - Am ddim / free
Member - Am ddim / free
Disabled and companion - Am ddim / free

Location information

Tintern Abbey

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Facilities and information

Baby changing Cycle stands Disabled access Dogs welcome Exhibition Gift shop Guidebook No smoking Charging car park Portable induction loop Toilets
  • TinternAbbey@wales.gsi.gov.uk    
  • A toilet is available for users with a disability and limited mobility 
  • Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult
  • No smoking
  • Cadw do not allow drone flying from or over its guardianship sites, except by contractors commissioned for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and are operating under controlled conditions.
  • This site is registered on the No Fly Drone website http://www.noflydrones.co.uk
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Directions

Postcode NP16 6SE

Car Road From Cardiff M4, J23, M48, J2, A466. From London M4, J21 to M48.

Rail Rail 7km/4mls Chepstow, Cardiff - Chepstow/Gloucester.

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For further information, please contact: Traveline Cymru on 0871 200 2233 or National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50.