Tintern Abbey

Tintern Abbey

Contact Details


New Ross,
Co. Wexford.
Y34 KR64

Lat 52.2443 Long -6.8332

Seasonal Telephone No: +353 51 562 650

Out of Season Telephone No: +353 56 772 4623

Fax No: +353 51 562 034

Email: tinternabbey@opw.ie

Opening Hours

‘The tea-room will close at 1.00pm on Monday 15th April to facilitate staff training. Normal service will resume on Tuesday morning.’


28th March - 29th October
Daily 9.30 - 17.00

June, July and August
Daily 10.00 - 17.30

Last admission 45mins before closing

Average Length of Visit: 1 hour

Please note that a combined ticket giving admission to Tintern Abbey and Colclough Walled Garden can be purchased at reception.

Present your Annual Garden Pass or OPW Heritage Card to avail of free admission.

Admission Fees

Adult - €5.00
Group/Senior - €4.00
Child/Std - €3.00
Family - €13.00


Exhibition, toilets, car park.

Tea Room Open Daily.

Please note: Children under the age of 16years must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

A Cistercian abbey, 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.

16km south of New Ross off the R734 road or 29km from Wexford off the Wexford to Ballyhack road R733

Bus Route(s):
Contact Bus Eireann, Travel Centre +353 1 836 6111

Guided Tours:
Max No: 40 - 45  
Duration: 45 minutes

Leaflet/Guide book:

Seasonal Events:
Please check in advance using contact details listed above

Photography / Video allowed:

Additional Information:
No pets allowed except service animals.
Tea-room open daily.