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Beautiful old church, well worth a visit. So historic, and the lovely choral music playing in the... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2018
welshlady1954
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Swansea, United Kingdom
Beautiful building

What a tranquil and beautifully restored church set in such a peaceful corner of Betws. A visit to... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
Jan S
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Bradford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
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Small 14th century church standing on the banks of the River Conwy. Now redundant, it is in the care of the St Michael's Betws-y-Coed Trust.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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| Ffordd Hen Eglwys, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0AL, Wales
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+44 1690 710333
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Reviewed August 17, 2018

Beautiful old church, well worth a visit. So historic, and the lovely choral music playing in the background adds to the amazing ambience. Wonderful place.

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Reviewed July 24, 2018

What a tranquil and beautifully restored church set in such a peaceful corner of Betws. A visit to this historic building touched my soul, such a haven in our noisy and hectic lives......

Thank Jan S
Reviewed June 26, 2018

We only briefly looked into this church and did not see anything that stood out or was interesting. We had come to take photos of some soldiers who were commemorated on their family gravestones. But the churchyard was rather overgrown and with no map of...More

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Jonric, Trustee at St. Michael's Old Church, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your review. If you had contacted us we would have been able to help you find the graves you were looking for as we have a copy of the survey done in the 1990s by the Gwynedd Family History Society which includes transcriptions...More

Reviewed May 8, 2018

My favorite church on earth. Quiet, historical, welcoming, and peaceful. A real gift shared with visitors.

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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

This darling peaceful little 15th century church is cared for by a band of volunteers with huge hearts who have saved this tiny gem from death by neglect. Time will slow as you breathe in the history. Your visit is free, but put some contribution...More

Thank jan M
Reviewed April 13, 2018

really nice and cute church - open everyday. easy to access and find. based in small village. worth to visit

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Set in beautiful tranquil setting, St Michael's old church is a small, neat church with a bit of history. It's stood here since the 12th century, making it easily the oldest building in the village, and although nothing of real significance is here, it's just...More

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Reviewed January 15, 2018

Really lovely place to visit, very oldy woldy! Genuine piece of british history and a lovely peaceful place to reflect

Thank Lucy N
Reviewed December 5, 2017 via mobile

Central very old church. Beautiful... well worth the visit and exploration If closed key at nearby cafe

Thank Richard C
Reviewed November 8, 2017

This church has an interesting history, and is a little gem in a beautiful spot. It's a shame it isn't used more.More

Thank Liz L
Jonric, Trustee at St. Michael's Old Church, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2017

Hi Liz Many thanks for your review of St Michael's Old Church. St Michael's is a redundant church and is therefore not used for services on a regular basis as the main Church in Wales St Mary's Church is only 200yds away. However we do...More

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