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St Tysilio's Church

Church Island, Menai Bridge, Wales
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Ranked #4 of 11 Attractions in Menai Bridge
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural
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Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural

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English first
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

a quaint little place, full of character and style. nice to visit on a sunday drive around anglesey if you are not pushed for time on the way home

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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

St Tysilio's Church is a beautiful hidden spot right by Menai Bridge. When you cross over the bridge onto Angelesy there is a small pay and display car park. There is a path which takes you down to the straights through a wooded garden and across a causeway to the island. The church is very picturesque with the Menai Straits... More 

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Nottingham, UK
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166 reviews 166 reviews
79 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We were taken by friends for a walk round church island and along the Belgian promenade. It's a wonderful setting (the tide was out; I suspect it's even better when it is in). and we had a relaxing afternoon

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Cardigan
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38 reviews 38 reviews
3 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

My wife was at St Gerard's convent as it was and used to visit this church. She took me there and I was enchanted and like to go back at every visit. Beautiful. Visit, but be quiet and savour it. Look at the War memorial too.

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Pwllheli, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Unfortunately, the church was closed for repairs when we visited. Lovely walk through the trees and down to the island. Interesting to see the cemetery and fantastic scenery and all the different birds. Try to visit at High tide if possible as the views are better than at low tide!

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Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I have been fortunate enough to go walking around Church Island on two occasions when the church has been open. It's so peaceful. Well worth the time to go inside.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

This is not open all year round and depends on volunteers to keep open. See this little church if you can, it's an amazing little place set on an island in the straits. Incredible outlook and steeped in history. Worth the visit!!!

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Really a place where you travel back in time, with the church atmosphere, the cemetery grounds with the druids signs and the round prayer (or perhaps sacrifices) areas. Truly amazing!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

It's free it's beautiful out has the most amazing.views. The cemetery is fascinating and on the door to the chapel it states 6AD. They must have been tiny then as you have to stoop to get in( holds about 35 people). Then walk to Menai Bridge town via The Belgian Promenade fascinating

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leeds
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We were advised by a local to visit this beautiful little church, it was a sunny Sunday morning when we visited and it finished our break off perfectly. The history of the church and island just draw you in, walking around the peaceful island watching the birds and enjoying the views of the straits was a joy and then to... More 

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