Tintern Abbey

Saltmills, New Ross, Co. Wexford Y34 KR64

Tintern Abbey walking trails are open but the Abbey is closed until further notice.

Tintern Abbey was founded by William Marshal c. 1200. Known as the Greatest Knight, Marshals impact is visible all across the south-east. From the Colclough Library the visitor has a wonderful view across Bannow Bay.
The Abbey was founded for the Cistercian order and the monks lived and worked here for centuries. After the dissolution of the religious houses, the Abbey came into the possession of the Colclough family.
Knights, monks and scoundrels, lawmakers, lawbreakers and custodians, Tintern Abbey had them all – come visit us and find out much more.

Admission €5.00, Senior Citizen/Group €4.00, Child/Student €3.00, Family €13.00
Free admission with OPW Heritage Card or Colclough Walled Garden (CWG) Annual Ticket, reduced admission with CWG daily admission ticket.

Free admission to the Abbey tea-rooms

Opening Times:

Open Daily from April to end of October.

Closed November to March inclusive.




  • Assistance Dog
  • Cafe
  • Events
  • Guided Tours
  • Member of Wexford Garden Trail
  • Member of Wexford Heritage Trail
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets