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Beautiful tranquil place

This is a beautiful place, set out in the forestry with some fabulous quiet walks nearby, worth a... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2018
David E
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Aberdare, Wales, United Kingdom
Really Old

This is a very old Church in an isolated place with just a pub nearby. Called in on an off chance... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2017
motherhenSouthWales
,
South Wales
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“old church” (2 reviews)
“the pub” (2 reviews)
“grave” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Graigwen Road, Pontypridd, Wales
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Reviewed June 10, 2018

This is a beautiful place, set out in the forestry with some fabulous quiet walks nearby, worth a visit if only to read the board regarding the Nos Galon new year race held locally, fabulous setting, large car park in the pub nearby (amazing food)...More

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Reviewed May 9, 2017

This is a very old Church in an isolated place with just a pub nearby. Called in on an off chance, plenty of history here and the surrounding views are breath taking. Really peaceful and serene inside. Lots of old graves in the large mostly...More

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Reviewed April 13, 2017

Lovely old Church with at least one of my family buried there, regrettably I could not find the grave concerned as it was very old

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Reviewed September 8, 2016

Lovely church and graveyard try to make time for a good look around. The famous runner Gito nithbran is buried in the graveyard. If you work up a thirst or get peckish visit the pub next to the church. If you are energetic take a...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2016

Father Michael Gable and the St. Gwynno's Church made it a very special trip for me coming from the USA. We were there to bring my dad home. A simple service in a beautiful church, then straight to the top of Mountain Ash to scatter...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2016

Have been going to the church since my childhood, used to walk through the forest to get there, brilliant - lovely inside if you get the chance - excellent pub along side the church we called Llanwunno pub, great on a hot day, walk -...More

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Reviewed May 13, 2016

A nice church, off the beaten path. Worth the trip from Pontypridd. You can get the church keys (& a good lunch) from the staff at the Brynffnon hotel .

2  Thank Michael P
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Reviewed March 25, 2016

Passed and called in to day whilst in the nearby forest walking the dogs, such a pretty place in gorgeous surroundingd, tight opposite a lovely pub too.

2  Thank David E
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Reviewed March 17, 2016

Very interesting Church. It is the burial place of Gyto Nyth- Bran, the man who ran to Pontypridd (around 6miles), in time it took to boil a kettle , Guto's grave is on the right hand side of the church just around the corner. If...More

3  Thank phill83183
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Reviewed August 16, 2015

This is where The Hungry Earth was filmed for Doctor Who. This is a church and cemetery in the land that time forgot. If you want authentic rural Wales - that very few go to - go here!

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