From The Riverside Park Hotel
Tintern Abbey is located between New Ross and Hook Lighthouse in County Wexford, founded on the Hook Peninsula by William Marshal around 1200 this abbey is an evocative piece of Irish monastic history.
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. The Colclough’s occupied the abbey from the sixteenth century until the mid-twentieth. Today, visitors to the lovely County Wexford site can view the remains of the nave, chancel, tower, chapel and cloister. Guided tours around the property are available and last for approximately 45-minutes. The abbey is set in a special area of conservation and is surrounded by woodland within which are beautiful walking trails.
Located in the grounds of Tintern abbey is Colclough gardens, there is a small entrance fee to these beautiful walled gardens, they will bring you back to your childhood memories of the secret garden.
Why Stay With Us?
The award-winning Riverside Park Hotel is an idyllic base while exploring County Wexford. Our friendly reception team are happy to suggest local activities, attractions, dining and entertainment during your getaway. We also offer complimentary use of our storage facilities as well as free on-site parking and WIFI.
Each of our guestrooms are complete with ultra-comfortable beds with large fluffy pillows to ensure the utmost of comfort after a long day exploring. Enjoy spacious rooms with minimal themes and luxurious features including ensuite shower and bath, flat-screen satellite TV and tea and coffee making facilities. Relax, unwind and wake up feeling refreshed.