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Caption for Tintern, Wye Valley Hotel C1935: This is another of Tintern`s hotels, pictured not long after it had been transformed from the Carpenter`s Arms. Note the decorative brickwork and the many chimneys. Apart from the addition of hanging baskets and the presence of cars, the hotel has not changed a great deal.

Memories of Tintern

I found out that my great-grandmother was born at Tintern, she came with her parents to Warrington in 1870. Warrington was a big name in Wire and so was Tintern, that is the link. We first visited Tintern in 2003 and fell in love with it and the area. My ancestors were all bBaptised, married and buried at St (...Read full memory)

He's got exactly the same photo, and I remember standing watching him take it as the sun shone through the ruins and thinking to myself I'm not sure which I love more, him or the Abbeys we visit together. Tintern will always feel like our special place.

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