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St Hywyn's Church

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Address: Main Road, Aberdaron, Wales
10:00 - 18:00
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very well supported and delightful village church

This historic village church has fascinating design features, is well documented for visitors, has a well stocked shop for books and post cards and sometimes even serves tea and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 December 2016
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West Kirby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite the notices at the gate warmly inviting visitors to come inside - the church door was firmly locked. Such a shame. The location is stunning. We spent a long time looking around the graveyard. Well done to whoever cares for the grounds - they are very well kept. As we left we noticed that we could have asked in... More 

Thank Mary R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

This historic village church has fascinating design features, is well documented for visitors, has a well stocked shop for books and post cards and sometimes even serves tea and coffee. I would not travel miles to visit, but do not ignore it if in the area.

Thank charliecreweCrewe
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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258 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great church. The older half is smaller and the new part is well blended creating a double nave. Nice small organ. Recent renovations to rectify a leaky roof had been sympathetically done resulting in an enhanced experienced . Great cemetery outside with black skate stonework looked good in the unseasonal autumn sun but would look pleasingly dramatic... More 

Thank daddytommy
South Wales
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197 reviews
150 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

You ought not visit the area without going into the church.It can give the impression of being closed but is open during most days. I do not like reviewing places of worship as they are not tourist attractions for their own sake although some will visit this due to the R.S. Thomas connection (a one time vicar).There is not a... More 

Thank Welshwasp
Leeds, United Kingdom
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285 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

What a delightful church this is and it feels really historical. It just sits here almost on the beach and is a must to go in.

Thank eunice38
Greater London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

A gem of great value. This small church and graveyard are a once in a lifetime find. At one time R.S.Thomas the Welsh poet was vicar of this church, somehow his presence can still be felt. Don't pass by without stopping, who knows it may just change your life. A very interesting location,made all the more memorable by a small... More 

2 Thank Gerard M
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

This church is very special, from its ancient walls to its connection with one of our finest recent poets RS Thomas. I love its sense of peace in such a rugged location.

Thank Susan W
Lancaster, England, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

A church by the sea with background music of the waves. A churchyard climbing the hill, packed with wobbly gravestones. A serious calm interior with the lovely sea reflected light pouring through the windows and the poetry of RS Thomas. A place to savour and enjoy with a brooding feeling of spirit.

Thank Susan J
Tenbury Wells, United Kingdom
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1,050 reviews
429 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 310 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

We stopped here as we were walking (with our bikes!) up the very steep hill. Wonderful views and a lovely church. Worth a stop.

Thank moot
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232 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

An ancient old church almost on the beach, don't hesitate to go in and read the story of this lovely building and listen to the sounds of the soothing waves outside. A special place where all will feel welcome. Go in.

Thank loobylooSheffield

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