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St. Michael's Old Church

| Ffordd Hen Eglwys, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0AL, Wales
+44 1690 710333
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We only briefly looked into this church and did not see anything that stood out or was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
LadyFranklyn
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Salisbury
A truly serene place to reflect and step back in time

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

Reviewed 9 May 2018
jeannej77
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San Marcos, California
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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.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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| Ffordd Hen Eglwys, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0AL, Wales
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"oldest building"
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"grave stones"
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"steeped in history"
in 5 reviews
"flower festival"
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"suspension bridge"
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"piece of history"
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"prince of wales"
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"yew tree"
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"the river"
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"worth a visit"
in 6 reviews
"lovely place to visit"
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"conwy valley"
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"railway station"
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"across the road"
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"century"
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"gravestones"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank LadyFranklyn
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

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

Thank jeannej77
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Reviewed 3 May 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
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Reviewed 13 April 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 3 March 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 15 January 2018

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

Thank Lucy N
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Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Richard C
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Reviewed 9 November 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
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Jonric, Trustee at St. Michael's Old Church, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 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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Reviewed 24 October 2017

we love this church and always pay a visit. The atmosphere is great very tranquil and at ease. You can feel the history and its the best place to sit and think

Thank lisa c
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

a trip back in time, very tranquil building and easy to imagine it in times gone by, set in an equally tranquil graveyard

Thank dad d
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