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St. Mary's Church

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Address: Holyhead Road, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0AA, Wales
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A prominent Victorian church.

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Light a candle to remember loved ones.

Hubby and I were pleased to see the doors open welcoming us into this huge church. There are several artistic stained glass windows to admire, as well as the carved stonework and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jilly2903
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Llan Ffestiniog, United Kingdom
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Llan Ffestiniog, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hubby and I were pleased to see the doors open welcoming us into this huge church. There are several artistic stained glass windows to admire, as well as the carved stonework and the beautiful timber roof. There is also a fine hand-crafted embroidered banner. We lit a candle (20p) in memory of our lost loved ones.

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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is no doubt that with its fine stone and slate construction set against the attractive wooded hills behind, this is a striking looking church. Although the design is Transitional Norman, the building actually dates from 1870 so it is very much a new kid on the block compared with St Michael's Old Church along the road. If you have... More 

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derby
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We enjoyed a very pleasant evening here listening to a concert by a Welsh male voice choir. The church itself is beautiful and this made a lovely change for someone who's musical taste runs more to blues and rock. Thank you.

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Thank stephen_morrissey4
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

We went to see the Sunday male voice choir concert in this church. After lots of rain we wanted an activity in the warm and dry. At only £6 each for a ticket and two hours of singing I really enjoyed this night out. The church was warm and pretty. The volunteers very welcoming.

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chatham
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

We went along to St. Mary's once again, as we always do when we visit Betws, to listen to the choir. We are never disappointed. Fantastic as ever.

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

In abeautiful setting of the church Sundays male voice choir was brilliant, the ambience, acoustics and presentation were excellent.....................the comperes jokes a little dated but that was part of the charm. An excellent venue for this type of event.

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De Pere, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

During a tour bus rest stop in Betwes-y-coed, my spouse and I ducked into this church since we try never to miss an opportunity. While not old compared to other houses of worship (it was built in the traditional Norman style in 1873), it is worthy of a short visit. The body of the structure is a mixture of blue... More 

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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

From now until the end of the summer season a welsh male choir is appearing its a different choir each Sunday start in 8 pm .went last night and it was unforgettable .a choir then a solo with a young lad who sounded like he had been trained in a chorister school .sent shivers down you spine he was that... More 

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Towcester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

St Mary's church is always the perfect place to just sit and enjoy the old church surroundings in peace and quiet. The church hold choir recitals periodically and the Cantorion Goggled Cymru North Wales Male Voice Choir practice in the adjacent hall twice a month, which is open to the public and a real treat for everyone.

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 11 June 2016

Atmospheric church, some interesting stained glass windows; good location too. Apart from that nothing to really catch your eye.

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