Nov 2013, Visited Betws y Coed for the, Nadolig Betws y Coed Christmas event, the church garden was dressed up with false snow, making it look very christmasey, well worth the visit.
Recently visited to hear the male voice choir, beautiful church, friendly inclusive congregation, even mentioned a couple who had got engaged that morning and asked where people were from. A really special experience!
Betws-y-coed is a quaint, peaceful village and highly recommended. On a day-trip we visited St Marys Church, across the road from the gift shops. There are stained glass windows of the Jesus The Good Shepherd, St John and St Paul etc and beautiful statues of Mary. We lit candles for our loved ones who have passed on and the father... More
A lovely, peaceful church which we enjoyed a quick look around. Much bigger than St. Michaels, but still very peaceful. Not much in the way of history, though, as it was built after St Michaels became too small for the increasingly-popular Betws-y-Coed.
A lovely peaceful church, not very old, but the stained glass was wonderful and very much of it's time. In particular, the first pane on the left as you enter, called 'Peace' is a particularly lovely piece of art nouveau. The statue of the virgin at the bottom of the left hand aisle is also worth seeing. So very beautiful.
There was a message to say "please enter; use the lights if you need them but please switch off as you leave" An absolutely beautiful church - we lit candles to remember loved ones and looked at the various items there. All clean and a credit to who ever looks after it all. May you be blessed for your work.
Don't be fooled by the dark interior. Inside it's like a birthday cake. It's not just another church to see on holiday. It's late Victorian but not filled with frou-frou. The vibrancy is in the architectural use of colorful native stone. It wasn't open when we happened to pass by. So we went to the male chorus concert which I... More
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