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Atmospheric and historic church

We visited this church on a rainy Friday, and happened to be there for the Friday Eucharist... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rugby, United Kingdom
Very interesting

We were greeted by a lovely lady who gave us a guided tour of this amazing church. Such an amazing... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
Lesley H
Yateley, England, United Kingdom
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Church St, Llantwit Major CF61 1SG, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this church on a rainy Friday, and happened to be there for the Friday Eucharist Service, which we were invited to join, as well as the soup and hot drink afterwards. The church is very atmospheric and a reminder of the historical importance...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We were greeted by a lovely lady who gave us a guided tour of this amazing church. Such an amazing history. Ancient wall paintings and stonework. Well worth a visit.

Thank Lesley H
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Many believe this was the very first seat of Christian learning, long before Canterbury was ever mentioned, and judging by the standing stones and the history inside who can say otherwise? A truly fascinating yet humble little church.

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Reviewed May 25, 2018

There is so much to see here. It is a church in three parts each with its own history and atmosphere. The newest part, the East Church (13c), has wall paintings and a unique stone Jesse niche. The Galilee Chapel which a few years ago...More

Thank grandma925
Reviewed January 28, 2018

I grew up in Llantwit Major and I've always loved St Illtyds Church. A beautiful historic church with such a peaceful atmosphere. My daughter got married there and we couldn't have asked for a location more gorgeous. Wonderful and well worth a visit.

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Reviewed August 7, 2017

We went to a wedding in this church the weekend before last and were most impressed with the general ambiance and history. There surely could not be a better location for a country wedding and of course coming as we do from America we have...More

Thank PDavidD
Reviewed June 14, 2017

A lovely old church, a must visit. Then area is a lovely walk on the edge of Llantwit Major . I like to sit in the church and gather my thoughts and remember loved ones.

Thank bs101101
Reviewed May 9, 2017

A beautiful church with a wealth of ancient headstones and history. Built in a depression out of the sight of marauding Scandinavian pirates.

Thank cookebach
Reviewed January 28, 2017

very old building full of history well worth a visit. Went to a wedding there yesterday 28th Jan and what a lovely service, to add to an amazing visit.

Thank suewills2015
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Well worth the visit. The oldest part of the church dates to the Normans with some even older carved Celtic stone columns, dating back to around 500AD. The baptismal font is from Norman times. The area displaying the Celtic stone columns is beautiful and peaceful....More

Thank vb307
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December 12, 2017|
Response from PDavidD | Reviewed this property |
No but there is quite a bit of parking around in the square and the surrounding streets. In fact we walked to the church for a wedding from our hotel which was 5 minutes away. By the way, it really is a beautiful old... More