History

Tintern: a place of history and heritage




A renowned Magnum photographer records Tintern village life.


Wonderfully romantic with a fascinating history


This historic wharf and slipway is situated at the northern end of Tintern.



Poets, philosophers and the scientific revolution


Tintern and the industrial revolution


Scheduled ancient monument with the remains of a furnace works first active in 1590


Tintern Wireworks, part of over 300 years of iron making


How its industrial purpose embraced tourism


How the threat of nature was turned to an appreciation of its beauty and therapeutic properties


Yet more historic exploration can be made within a few miles of Tintern