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  • Visit Wales VAQAS
  • Cadw Welsh Government

Historical Event, from 7 Apr 2020

Tintern Abbey by Turner

Tintern Abbey by Turner


Looking for inspiration? Discover the effect of the ruins of Tintern Abbey, as the Romantic poets and artists have done in the past.

Historical interpreter, Simon Waterfield, invites visitors to explore the ruins of Tintern Abbey, and explains why the abbey has inspired artists and poets like Turner, Wordsworth, Tennyson and many others for over 200 years - from the very first tourists to Tintern up to the present day.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsGift shopPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Disabled access

The car park outside Tintern Abbey is pay & display.

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 7 - Wed 8 Apr 2020 10:00 to 16:00
Sun 20 Sep 2020 10:00 to 16:00


Normal admission prices apply.

Events at this Venue


NP16 6SE



Plan route to Tintern Abbey (Cadw) using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SO 533000  Lat: 51.69749 Long: -2.67667

M4 Eastbound Junction 23 & M48 or Westbound Junction 21 & M48. Leave the M48 at Junction 2 & A466 for Chepstow; continue on this road (signed for Monmouth) to Tintern and Abbey signed to right.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 5.5 miles from Chepstow station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

The car park outside Tintern Abbey is pay & display.