Tintern Abbey

Tintern Abbey

Contact Details

Address:  Saltmills, New Ross, Co. Wexford  

Lat 52.2443 Long -6.8332

Telephone No: +353 51 562 650  

Winter Telephone No: +353 56 772 4623 
Fax No: +353 51 562 034 
Email: tinternabbey@opw.ie

Opening Hours


6th April - 1st November : Daily 10.00 - 17.00

Last admission 4.15pm 

Please Note: On 1st November, last admissions to the Abbey and tea-rooms will be at 3.00pm.

Average Length of Visit: 1 hour 

Please note for Tintern Abbey and Colclough Walled Garden present your Annual Garden Pass or OPW Heritage Card and avail of free admission.  Daily Garden ticket holders can avail of reduced admission rates to the Abbey - just show your ticket on entry.

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.

Location: 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 8366111

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

Leaflet/Guide book: English    

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

Photography / Video allowed: Yes

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