Tintern Abbey

The stunning ruins of Tintern Abbey are one of the greatest monastic ruins of Wales, sitting near the banks of the River Wye.

Founded in 1131 by Cistercian monks as a timber frame building, the abbey was later built into beautiful stone splendour in 1269, before falling to dissolution in 1536 during King Henry VIII’s English Reformation.

Now Tintern Abbey is still a gothic masterpiece, where you can walk around and admire the great ruins. The shop is also dog friendly, but dogs need to be on a lead. You will need to pay for entry and pay for parking.

Thanks to @murphyplusquinnpup for this walk!

Additional information


Tintern Abbey
NP16 6SE


Pay as you go parking

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Pay for entry and dogs need to be on lead

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