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A film crew worked in the village in late January making an episode of "Relic Hunters". From the notice at the road entrance to the Abbey site, we are "Relic III".


High tide in the village

The 1996 floodworks appear to be containing the Angiddy after the recent heavy rain.


Trellech Road suffers again from the heavy rains.

High water at Llandogo and Brockweir

The River Wye below Brockweir Bridge


Does anyone have any idea which year this photograph was taken please? The owner of the card is interested in its history. If you have a clue please email me at The photo shows Abbey Passage farm on the opposite bank to the Abbey still standing.


The two swans and the two geese have been together as friends on the river for some years.

I am organising fourteen craft fairs at the Anchor Hotel
The dates are:
April 7th & 21st
May 12th & 26th
June 9th & 23rd
July 7th & 21st
August 4th & 18th
September 1st & 15th
October 6th & 20th

Any-one wanting to book a space or for more info. can contact me by e-mail or phone 01454 418821
Regards, Pat Mason


It's bluebell time in the woods around Tintern.


The trees on the river bank close to Tintern Garage are currently nicely in bloom.


The car boot and flea market sales go well on a sunny May Sunday


I really need some help. Please could you post this message, it's very important, and it's not a hoax. I want to know if anyone has seen anything strange on the A466, going into Tintern.
Particularly just past Redbrook. I'm not going to give any details of what I saw, I have to prevent people who are just joking around.

My email address is:

Also if you have any information on the road or the area. I am especially interested in a crash which I know happened in the last few years along that road. I know it was a mystery but have no other information. I am particuarly interested in the colour and make of the car, and the direction it was going in. If there is any idea on why it came off the road. If not it would be useful to be directed to somewhere which would have a record on this kind of thing.

Thank you very much
From Emma-Rose Marriott

3rd June 2002 - Jubilee Celebrations

Tintern gets ready for June 3rd 2002

The Rose and Crown Inn and the Wye Valley Hotel dress up for the day

The VPA readies its stall

The Parade assembled at the Pentecostal Church in Trellech Road and walked to the Anchor's grounds followed by six floats

The Tintern Princesses attend the Tintern Queen, Melissa Ball.


From :

Hello John.

I have recently visited your Web Site on Tintern, which I must say I found very pleasing and informative.
My name is Derek Williams and I was born and lived in Tintern until joining the Army at the age of 18, and I have many memories of my village of that era and I still have friends and some relatives living there.
My pals and I were always into some kind of trouble with the law etc! We very often climbed up to the top walls of the Abbey (did you know the walls are 4 or 5 feet wide?), also I never knew why the underground tunnels in the Abbey infirmary went down to the river!! Ah well.

In the 1950s my family and I lived at "Sylvan View" for eight years before eventually emigrating to New Zealand in 1967, living in Chistchurch for 19 years.
Our small country of Waihi is part of the Coromandel Peninsula near the top of the North Island and is built around an opencast, very active, Gold Mine that produces more than a Million Dollars of Gold and Silver each week. I offer you a Web Site of our pleasant town,

I hope you will be able to find time to consider a brief reply, and as I seem to have mislaid your Site Address,maybe you would kindly send that, thanks.

My very best to you
Derek R Williams

Oct 2002

We’re a fun lot at Brockweir Playgroup !


The Anchor Inn can now offer Bed and Breakfast accommodation in newly reconditioned rooms with excellent views of the adjacent Abbey.


The Piercefield has reopened at St Arvans with a very good restaurant and bar


The Nurtons can now offer vegetarian Bed and Breakfast in a quiet off road location.