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Popped in the church at my partners suggestion as she had been before. generally I am not a church buff but this place was very simple and with a calm atmosphere. The churchyard is very interesting set back on the hill.
The story of the pilgrims heading to Bardsey is fascinating.
This church was an important step along the way. Nestled against a beautiful beach, the church and graveyard have a kind of quiet magnetism. A good place to go to be quiet and imagine history....More
St. Hywyn's Church is in a beautiful location overlooking the bay just on the edge of Aberdaron village. The interior is very interesting as it has a double nave. The churchyard is on a hill which extends up behind the main building and is well...More
This is an ancient church with an unusual double nave, it is located right on the edge of the sea and the graveyard extends back up the hill. As well as being on the old pilgrim route it also has associations with the poet RS...More
Visited St Hywyn's on a gloomy day in August. This added to the atmosphere outside the church, and I feel sure RS Thomas would have approved. If you don't know his poetry, there's a little honesty bookshop inside the church where you can buy a...More
This is a really nice little church just off the beach at Aderdaron. The original church probably served as the setting-off point for the pilgrimage to Bardsey Island, the 'Island of 20,000 Saints'. The church has an air of eace and tranquility to it. A...More
This church is a really peaceful place. There was an art exhibition by local artists when I visited. It also has quite a bit of information on Thomas, a poet who was a priest here. It is right by the sea and has a lovely...More
Since I read a book about Rev R S THomas I have wanted to visit Aberdaron and the church. On a glorious day I finally made it, though I am sure you need to visit again on a bleak day to see its contrasting moods....More