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Beautiful historical church

A beautiful historical church with poignant ecclesiastical and historical atmosphere. The church is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Llantwit Major, United Kingdom
Beautiful Historic Church in a Peaceful Setting

St. Illtud's was one of our favorite churches in Wales. It is a beautiful church & churchyard with... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
Austin, Texas
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St Illtud's Church one of the most important parish churches in the province which is hailed as a 'Beacon Church' in the Diocese. The community of Llanilltud Fawr is centred around the religious community which was founded by Illtud, a Celtic...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful historical church with poignant ecclesiastical and historical atmosphere. The church is wonderful with ancient wall paintings, there is a created area containing ancient Celtic stones and associated history. This house of God in the Vale is well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 20 May 2018

St. Illtud's was one of our favorite churches in Wales. It is a beautiful church & churchyard with incredible history. The recent addition of the Galilee Chapel showcases the Celtic stones perfectly. We had read on St. Illtud's website that during morning and afternoon hours...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

St Illtuds church is a gorgeous example of history! It is well preserved and the grounds and inside of the church are lovely to look at.

Thank renvolio
Reviewed 6 February 2018

This church which has ancient monastic roots is well worth a visit. The building has been enhanced by a sympathetic modern extension. There are often local helpers present who are able to enhance a visit with information on the history of the building.

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

I come here fairly often. The Galilee Chapel, which was renovated with help from lottery funding, is a beautiful peaceful space which makes you feel good even if you don't believe in anything. And you can always look at the Celtic stones which are displayed...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely morning out visiting the celtic stones and monestry the staff are very friendly and volenteers brilliant thanks for the tour today we really enjoyed THANKS

Thank AndrewPritch
Reviewed 9 December 2017

I attended a concert here and was impressed by the church. It is very old and has splendid architecture. It is very atmospheric. Well worth a visit.

Thank judeteachwrite
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Well worth a visit - an beutifal old church on a very ancient site (has been a place of worship since AD 500) Houses what is recognized as the best collection of carved celtic stones in the UK

Thank Albia-Newton
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Father Craig is a joy! He was kind and helpful and great fun! Happy for us to decorate the pews and arrange a display at the front of the church.

Thank Rosalinda O
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We visited this beautiful church on a recent visit to Llantwit Major. Firstly I have to say that neither of us are in anyway religious, but it was a spiritual experience in a truly historical building. We only spend an hour here, but you should...More

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