Tintern Abbey/ Abaty Tyndyrn
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Tintern Abbey is a national icon – still standing in roofless splendour on the banks of the River Wye nearly 500 years since its tragic fall from grace. One of the masterpieces of British Gothic architecture. It's about an hour away, in the car.
A trip to the abbey is a must, set on the banks of the Rive Wye surrounded by trees the autumn display is breathtaking. There are often events so check the website first to see what is going on.
Tintern Abbey stands in roofless splendour on the banks of the River Wye between Chepstow and Monmouth. It was founded in 1131 by Cistercian monks. In 1535 Henry VIII’s English Reformation was well underway and within a year Tintern Abbey surrendered in the first round of the dissolution of the…
Very famous ruin of an old Abbey in beautiful location new to the Wye river