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Tintern Abbey Monmouthshire Wales: Make side trip while visiting Cardiff in July, check for year of Shakespearean Festival to coordinate.

Tintern Abbey in south Wales was dissolved by Henry VIII, England. The Abbey is 881 years old. | by Ro Ariass on Flickr

~ Tintern Abbey ~ built in 1131 ~ stunning ruins ~ inspired William Wordsworth's poem "Lines written a few miles above Tintern Abbey" ~ inspired Alfred, Lord Tennyson's poem "Tears, Idle Tears" ~ Wales, UK, ~ on the border of Wales and Gloucestershire ~ visit on the way to Cheltenham, Cotswolds ~