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What an amazing place, St Illtyds church is. They call it the Westminster of Wales, I can see why... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Llantwit Major, United Kingdom
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It's one of the most famous churches in Wales, there is history everywhere. One of the places to... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
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St Illtud's Church one of the most important parish churches in the province which is hailed as a 'Beacon Church' in the Diocese. The community of Llanilltud Fawr is centred around the religious community which was founded by Illtud, a Celtic...more
College St, Llantwit Major CF61 1SS, Wales
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

What an amazing place, St Illtyds church is. They call it the Westminster of Wales, I can see why. They restored one part of the church, which houses some really old Celtic stones. The church has unbelievable history, which the guides will tell you about.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

It's one of the most famous churches in Wales, there is history everywhere. One of the places to visit In Wales. It's in Llantwit major town center with parking all around. It's beautiful inside and they give you tours. Big must to visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

This church is well worth a visit as long as you can navigate the treacherous roads. The church has a rich and long history and is well preserved. The main part of the church is traditional in style with the usual impressive features, it has...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful church, inclusive and welcoming to all. Truly a shining light in and often dark world. Well worth a visit at anytime

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely old example of what a church should be. Lots of history associated with the site. Good examples of Celtic Crosses on display there

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

A beautiful historical church with poignant ecclesiastical and historical atmosphere. The church is wonderful with ancient wall paintings, there is a created area containing ancient Celtic stones and associated history. This house of God in the Vale is well worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

St. Illtud's was one of our favorite churches in Wales. It is a beautiful church & churchyard with incredible history. The recent addition of the Galilee Chapel showcases the Celtic stones perfectly. We had read on St. Illtud's website that during morning and afternoon hours...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

St Illtuds church is a gorgeous example of history! It is well preserved and the grounds and inside of the church are lovely to look at.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

This church which has ancient monastic roots is well worth a visit. The building has been enhanced by a sympathetic modern extension. There are often local helpers present who are able to enhance a visit with information on the history of the building.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Newroaders
Reviewed 1 February 2018

I come here fairly often. The Galilee Chapel, which was renovated with help from lottery funding, is a beautiful peaceful space which makes you feel good even if you don't believe in anything. And you can always look at the Celtic stones which are displayed...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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