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A visit to this fascinating site evokes the lives of the Cistercian monks.

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Members of CSSC benefit from a great range of discounted and free days out and shopping vouchers.

If you’re planning to visit the Welsh valleys, no trip to the land of the castles is complete without taking in the magnificent heritage of Cadw. Wales boasts the greatest concentration of historic monuments, castles, churches and places of interest in the UK.

Coronavirus guest update

Selected Cadw sites will be closed from 5 December. A number of other Cadw sites will remain open, but with indoor areas of the monuments closed due to the latest government regulations.

Please check the Cadw website to see which sites are open and the restrictions in place. All visitors will still be required to pre-book tickets in advance of visiting due to reduced capacity.

About Valle Crucis Abbey

Cistercian monks loved all things austere. Solitude ruled absolute. Finding this remote yet magical location must have at least raised a smile or two amongst the serious-minded brethren.

Building work got underway in 1201. Eight centuries later and the abbey is one of the best-preserved in Wales. Even the monks’ fishpond is still full of water!

Your savings

CSSC members can access free entry in to Cadw sites for themselves, one other accompanying adult and a maximum of 3 children (under 16).

How to book

All tickets to Cadw sites must be booked in advance. For details on how to book your free tickets as a CSSC member please visit our Cadw webpage.

Availability
Available all year round

Current partnership runs until 1 March 2021.

Special Guidance

This offer does not include special event days where Cadw may charge an additional fee.

The following Cadw sites are excluded from this offer:
• Carreg Cennen Castle
• Weobley Castle
• Dolwyddelan Castle
• Margam Stones Museum
• Chirk Castle

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