Old Station Tintern

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The Old Station Tintern tea rooms, toilets and carriages will reopen for the season on the 23rd March, Tuesdays - Sundays 10am - 4pm (closed non bank-holiday Mondays).

The car park and grounds remain open all year round.

Come and visit the Old Station Tintern. The car park & grounds are open daily 9am - 5pm throughout the year. The tea room, carriages & toilets are open Tuesdays - Sundays 10am - 4pm (closed Monday except Bank Holidays).

We look forward to seeing you.

The Old Station nestles beside the River Wye in the heart of the Wye Valley in Tintern. This idyllic 10 – acre site boasts the best of what Monmouthshire has to offer. 

The Old Station has developed an excellent reputation as one of the area’s top visitor centres, with our recently refurbished railway carriages offering a host of local information & history, as well as an N-gauge model railway.

The site has held the coveted Green Flag award since 2009, making it a wonderful hub for walkers and the perfect stop for tea and cake after a lovely walk.

Visitors can sit, relax and enjoy the wonderful scenery, wander along a relaxing one mile riverside circular walk, before visiting the Circle of Legends.

For the younger visitor, when you visit Old Station Tintern please say hello to Ostin. Ostin is the Old Station Tintern Dormouse and he's full of fun! Down at Old Station Tintern you can find Ostin between the pages of our brand new Explore and Create family activity pack.  It's full of ideas for exploring the site. There's also a play area and a 30 metre aerial zip slide.

Opening times

The car park & grounds are open daily 9am - 5pm throughout the year. 

The tea room, carriages & toilets are open Tuesdays - Sundays 10am - 4pm (closed Monday except Bank Holidays).

Miniature Railway

Don’t miss the chance to hop aboard the Miniature Railway train, an adventure that awaits you and your little ones for just £1.50 per ride. The train is running Mon-Fri between 11.00 - 1:30pm and on weekends between 11am-12:30pm and 1:30-3:30pm (weather permitted).

*Please note under 10’s must be accompanied by an adult and under 2’s go free.
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Old Station Tea Room Cafe

The Old Station Tearooms is open daily from 10am until 4pm serving delicious, locally sourced food and drink.  Our breakfast menu is from 10am – 12pm offering freshly cooked bacon, egg and mushroom sandwiches. Our lunch menu is from 12pm offering jacket potatoes and paninis and sandwiches with a wide variety of fillings. Enjoy our selection of cakes and sweet treats from Isabel’s Bakehouse and relax with a freshly ground coffee from the Welsh Coffee Co.

We have a children’s lunch bag, with sandwich, drink and two snacks and even a doggy menu!

We have a small gift shop located in the Tearooms selling local products.

Camping

There is no camping currently available at the Old Station. Our camping offer is being reviewed and we hope to bring it back. Please be aware that wild camping is illegal in Wales.

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Guide Prices

Entry to the Old Station, Tintern is free but we do ask for a parking fee which comes back to the site for essential maintenance and upgrading.

Parking is £2 for 3 hours or £4 for 7 hours. Please note, the lower car park will be locked from 4:30pm every day.

We have two electric car charging points at the Old Station Tintern.

Related

Weddings at the Old StationWeddings at Old Station Tintern, TinternCome and celebrate your special day in the beautiful surroundings of the Old Station at Tintern. The Signal Box is available for weddings and suitable for a maximum of 20 guests with prices starting from £538.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Free Entry

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Gift shop
  • Postbox
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome Host

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Entry to the Old Station, Tintern is free but we do ask for a parking fee which comes back to the site for essential maintenance and upgrading. 

Parking is £2 for 3 hours or £4 for 7 hours. Please note, the lower car park will be locked from 4:30pm every day. Free parking for motorbikes.

We have two electric car charging points at the Old Station Tintern.

Public Transport Directions

9km north of Chepstow on A466. 1km north of Tintern Abbey. Accessible by Public Transport via the #69 bus. Chepstow Railway Station is 5 miles away.

Old Station Tintern

Type:Heritage Centre

Old Station Tintern, Tintern, Monmouthshire, NP16 7NX
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Tel01291 689566

Tel07976465338

Opening Times

Season (23 Mar 2024 - 31 Oct 2024)
DayTimes
MondayClosed
Tuesday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 16:00

* The car park and Old Station grounds are open daily 9am - 5pm throughout the year.

The Old Station Tintern tea rooms, carriages & toilets are open Tuesday - Sundays (10am - 4pm) from 23rd March to 31st October 2024. They are closed on Mondays (except Bank Holidays)

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