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St Hywyn's Church

Main Road, Aberdaron, Wales
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Ecclesiastical Opportunity

Popped in the church at my partners suggestion as she had been before. generally I am not a church... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2017
Derby, United Kingdom
The Pilgrims Trail

The story of the pilgrims heading to Bardsey is fascinating. This church was an important step... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2017
Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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Main Road, Aberdaron, Wales
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Reviewed November 5, 2017

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.

Thank 202Mikey
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

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

Thank StephenBP
Reviewed September 25, 2017

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

1  Thank milligan1959
Reviewed September 17, 2017

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

1  Thank LichfieldBoy
Reviewed August 30, 2017

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

1  Thank ShazzerWales
Reviewed August 22, 2017

A wonderful little church. It contains exhibition on poet RS Thomas who was vicar there. Lovely prayer points. Has little shop.

1  Thank TiggerNorfolk
Reviewed June 24, 2017

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

1  Thank fishonsaturday
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

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

Thank seekerphil
Reviewed May 25, 2017

Just loved the place haven't been here for fifth years. Just felt so moving. Thank you Aberdaron for not change ing to much

Thank annewestSkegness
Reviewed May 9, 2017

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

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