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Cistercian Monastery

Wales
+44 1834 844453
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Beautiful Building!

What a beautiful building to see from the outside. We saw it on a beautiful sunny day and the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
141jeng
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Evesham, United Kingdom
Caldey Island raisond'etre

Unfortunately access to the monastery is severely restricted so you may have to content yourself... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2016
konnosir
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Wales
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Cistercian Monks, who have lived on Caldy Island for more than 1,500 years, produce perfume that is available in nearby Tenby.
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  • Very good6%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
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“nature trail” (2 reviews)
“old rectory” (2 reviews)
“perfume shop” (3 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a beautiful building to see from the outside. We saw it on a beautiful sunny day and the island and building had a real calming feel! Highly recommend!

Thank 141jeng
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Unfortunately access to the monastery is severely restricted so you may have to content yourself with just island exploration and reading up about its fascinating history.

Thank konnosir
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Incredible building and you have the chance to see the Monks pray in their own church. Visit all of the island to get a feel of the place.

Thank DawnQuorn
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We always visit the island and Monastery when there and find it peaceful; steeped in history and is well worth the boat trip to Caldey. I bought a book while there and read all about the Islands History and the roles the monks have and...More

Thank L0rraine1958
Reviewed 9 July 2016

A nice place to see, you cannot go into the Monastery but the island it is on is a perfect place to spend a day.

Thank jammyjan123
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Came during May Half term. Even with quite a lot of people, the place was very peaceful and beautiful.

Thank BPAlford
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

This building is beautiful and is the main reason I wanted to visit Caldey Island. Access to the building is restricted to the public, understandably as it's still in use. It would have been interesting to nose about inside but unfortunately it's beauty can only...More

Thank stuje14
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Came here bank holiday weekend and it was a calm place and beautifully done. The monastery was clean and tidy like the island itself

Thank Rhilou
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Travel by boat from Tenby Harbour ( £10 pp return for OAPs ) last boat back is at 1630hrs, but you can catch any boat back. takes approx. 20 mins to get to Caldey. transfer from boat to a WW2 American DUKW Landing Craft at...More

Thank Gordon H
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Booked the boat from Tenby beach... a comfortable 20minute trip... at Caldey Island (low tide) an old army amphibious water/land craft took us off the boat onto the island... a short walk up the path to a beautiful open area surrounded by water pool and...More

Thank bobskiwf
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