The whole of Tintern is dog friendly, meaning that all locations and attractions welcome your canine companions with open arms. Some pubs and shops even have special facilities, such as water bowls, free poop bags and even dog menus!

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Small dog stood on a wall with Tintern Abbey in the background.
Explore: the medieval ruins of Tintern Abbey

Tintern Abbey is a national icon — still standing in roofless splendour on the banks of the River Wye nearly 500 years since its tragic fall from grace.

Tintern Abbey, Wye Valley, South Wales

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A group people and a dog by a ruined abbey.
Explore: the medieval ruins of Tintern Abbey

Dogs are welcome on all parts of the grounds, but must be on lead at all times.

Tintern Abbey, Wye Valley, South Wales

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A cream painted cottage.
Stay: Tintern Abbey Cottage

With glorious panoramic views of Tintern Abbey, Tintern Abbey Cottage directly adjoins the Wye Valley Walk, and the Monmouthshire Way

Tintern Abbey Cottage, Wye Valley, South Wales

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A ruined abbey viewed through a window.
Stay: Tintern Abbey Cottage

Tintern Abbey Cottage is a perfect base for exploring Tintern and the surrounding area on foot.

View of Tintern Abbey from Tintern Abbey Cottage, Wye Valley, South Wales

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Outside a stone built cafe.
Refuel: The Filling Station

Popular with cyclists, walkers, families and residents, the Filling Station is the perfect pit stop for a delicious freshly ground coffee, fine teas, scrumptious cakes and tasty filled baguettes

The Filling Station cafe, Tintern, South Wales

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A dachshund outside a mill.
Shop and dine: Abbey Mill Complex

Abbey Mill is a riverside shopping and dining complex housed in the 'Old Mill Buildings', open all throughout the year except Christmas Day and Boxing day.

Abbey Mill independent craft and shopping complex, Tintern, South Wales

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A mill race and mill.
Shop and dine: Abbey Mill Complex

You'll find a licensed coffee shop and restaurant, various shops and the Wye Valley Craft Association.

Abbey Mill independent craft and shopping complex, Tintern, South Wales

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A Dachshund in front of a railway signal box.
Walkies: Old Station Tintern

Built as a Victorian country railway station, the Old Station, Tintern is a charming site to visit for a quiet relaxing day out or as a base for your walk around the beautiful Wye Valley.

The Old Station, Tintern, South Wales

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A Dachshund in a vineyard.
Tour and toast: Tintern Parva Vineyard

Parva Farm is a privately owned and run vineyard open to the public every day except Tuesday and Wednesday for vineyard tours and wine tastings. Dogs are welcome on all parts of the vineyard including the shop.

Tintern Parva Vineyard, South Wales

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A woman and a dog in a bar.
Drink: Silver Circle Distillery

The Silver Circle Distillery is based just a short way outside Tintern in Catbrook but is definitely worth the visit. It’s open as a bottle shop, for drink tastings, and tours, on Fridays and Saturdays between 11am and 6pm.

Silver Circle Distillery, near Tintern, South Wales

Find out more about the dog-friendly things to do in Tintern

Tintern Abbey

Tintern Abbey (Cadw)

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Landscape of the attractions at Cardiff Bay seen from the water.
Tintern Abbey Cottage

Tintern Abbey Cottage

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Landscape of the attractions at Cardiff Bay seen from the water.

Silver Circle Distillery

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Landscape of the attractions at Cardiff Bay seen from the water.

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