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The Tithe Barn, St Marys Church

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Met for Business meeting

Excellent Wine choice and buffet nice comfortable area with plenty of seating and ideal for our... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Michael H
Beautiful setting incredible food and super attentive and friendly staff

The place itself is beautiful and has an incredible warm and welcome feel. As a family with a new... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Timothy S
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Bath, United Kingdom
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This should definitely be listed. There is a wonderful museum, cafe with outdoor seating area, and exhibition,beautiful Millennium Tapestry
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Monk Street, Abergavenny NP7 5ND, Wales
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+44 1873 858787
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All reviews food hall the ground floor sandwiches local history tourist office information centre first floor well worth a visit st mary s lovely cafe great family bus station nice building morning coffee the main attraction four years car park
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Reviewed 17 August 2018

Excellent Wine choice and buffet nice comfortable area with plenty of seating and ideal for our business meeting

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

The place itself is beautiful and has an incredible warm and welcome feel. As a family with a new born and a toddler we were worried that we wouldnt be welcome around the art work, we couldntve been more wrong, the staff were lovely and...More

Thank Timothy S
Reviewed 16 July 2018

The exhibition upstairs is quite interesting to familiarise yourself with the local history of the town and Wales itself. The tapestry is indeed impressive and a great legacy for years to come. It's free admission and worth half an hour or so of your time....More

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 23 May 2018

I had heard of the tapestry but not seen it before. It was impressive and well displayed. It was good to talk to one of the people involved in making it.

Thank teifion2013
Reviewed 26 April 2018

We first saw the tapestry while it was being made back in 2002. We wanted to see it now that it's finished and we were not disappointed. The museum was well put together and informative. The food side was shut down shortly before our visit...More

Thank tomrees2015
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Staying near Abergavenny and following research,we had planned to visit the castle and then have lunch in the Tithe Barn. On arrival at the cafe door there was a sign saying it was open Monday-Saturday 9-4 but the door was locked. I went round to...More

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StMarysPriory, Prior at The Tithe Barn, St Marys Church, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

I apologise that our Volunteer was not helpful, this goes against our policy of being hospitable to all . We did have signs up saying the cafe is no longer open for 3 months after it closed, but there had to come a time when...More

Reviewed 6 March 2018

We only came across this barn by accident while "taking a trip up to Abergavenny" just to say we'd been there. The barn was very interesting as it dates back to the times when the Church ruled the British Isles and everyone had to give...More

Thank Cliff C
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Recently when in Abergavenny we visited the Tithe Barn after visiting St Mary's Church. The barn is very old but it has been so extensively renovated that it does not have that feel to it. There is an array of exhibits with it of some...More

Thank Roger631
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We visited today as part of our Tudor’s topic without knowing what to expect. We were met in the bus station by a volunteer in costume who walked us up to the church initially to meet the other ‘characters’. There were three workshops set up...More

1  Thank Terri J
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

There's a helpful tourist office downstairs, with a gift and book shop, where you can find helpful maps and walking guides for the vicinity. We did not try the cafe, as we were very satisfied with dining at our hotel The Angel, but the reputation...More

1  Thank Beverly954
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