Tintern Abbey, a Cistercian abbey, was founded c. 1200 by William, the Earl Marshall, and named after Tintern in Wales. The remains consist of nave, chancel, tower, chapel and cloister. It was partly converted into living quarters after 1541, and further adapted over the centuries. The Abbey was occupied by the Colclough family from the 16th century until 1960s.
The abbey is set in a special area of conservation and is surrounded by woodland within which are walking trails to be enjoyed.
See website for details
Free entry for 2021
Exhibition, toilets, car park.
Tea Room Open Daily.
16km south of New Ross off the R734 road or 29km from Wexford off the Wexford to Ballyhack road R733
Saltmills, New Ross, Co. Wexford, Ireland
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