Tintern Abbey

In a nutshell

Encourage the children to imagine what life must have been like for medieval monks at this beautiful Cistercian abbey in the Wye Valley.


Tintern, Monmouthshire, NP16 6SE

Contact details

Tel: 03000 252239

Activity type

Historical Sites, Outdoor Activities

Suitable for

All ages, Schools and Groups

Price guide


(based on family of 4)

Tintern Abbey details...

Include a visit to atmospheric Tintern Abbey if you are planning a family day out in the Wye Valley. Considered the best preserved medieval abbey in Wales, it is a fascinating place to explore with kids. Interpretation boards explain the layout of the abbey. Imagine what life was like for the monks and discover the site’s history.

Please see Cadw’s website for further information before travelling.

Tintern Abbey Events

Brother Thomas the Cellarer at Tintern Abbey

Open 13th April 2024 - 12th October 2024

Brother Thomas will bring the glorious ruins of Tintern Abbey in Monmouthshire to life with living history on selected dates from April to October.

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