Tintern Abbey

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Step back in time with Brother Thomas and learn what life was like as a monk in Tintern Abbey. Our sympathetic brother will give you inside information about the monks’ rituals and responsibilities.

As the cellarer of Tintern Abbey, Brother Thomas (a Cistercian monk) will be able to tell you all there is to know (and perhaps some things you shouldn’t know!) about the workings of the abbey, his fellow monks, the lay brothers and other ‘less religious’ people!

You will learn about the daily life of the monks at the abbey, including their monastic duties, hygiene and eating habits, as well as the numerous religious services they would have to attend throughout the day.

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Normal admission prices apply.

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purchased tickets cannot be refunded — please check you’re able to attend on the date you have booked
book a ticket for every member of your party for the same time slot
bring your face mask, to be worn in all indoor areas.

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Tintern AbbeyTintern Abbey (Cadw), TinternCistercian abbey, founded in 1131 in the beautiful Wye valley village of Tintern. Remarkably complete abbey church rebuilt in the later thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries, with extensive remains of cloister and associated monastic buildings.

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Accessibility

  • Disabled access

Children

  • Children welcome

Map & Directions

Brother Thomas, the Cellarer

Type:Historical Event

Tintern Abbey (Cadw), Tintern, Monmouthshire, NP16 6SE
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Opening Times

Season (13 Aug 2022)
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Saturday10:00 - 16:00
Season (17 Sept 2022)
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Season (15 Oct 2022)
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Season (19 Nov 2022)
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Saturday10:30 - 15:30
Season (17 Dec 2022)
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Saturday10:30 - 15:30

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