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Brecon Cathedral

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Would recommend the walk up to the Cathedral if visiting Brecon - the close is lovely and there is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Family visit to this beautiful, historic Cathedral

Such a great example of an old cathedral. The children especially enjoyed the Regimental Chapel so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Llanwrtyd Wells, United Kingdom
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| Cathedral Close, Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon LD3 9DP, Wales
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All reviews well worth a visit beautiful building interesting features town centre regimental chapel tea room interesting place small town stained glass lovely grounds old church side chapels free entry great cafe local history on duty coffee shop
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Would recommend the walk up to the Cathedral if visiting Brecon - the close is lovely and there is a quaint tea shop. The grounds look slightly neglected

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a great example of an old cathedral. The children especially enjoyed the Regimental Chapel so much so that we then visited the army museum on the other side of Brecon. Highly recommended beautifully maintained and presented edifice .

Thank taffysboy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a lovely cathedral . Beautiful wooden ceilings and many memorial plaques to Welsh soldiers, including Major Bromhead and Sergeant Hook who were both awarded the Victoria Cross for their gallantry at the defence of Rorke's Drift. In the film Zulu, Michael Caine was cast...More

Thank jemster65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful- well worth a visit! Love the section for armed forces thoughts and reflections x pleased to have family in the book of remembrance- I had no idea until I visited 🙌🏻🙏🏻

Thank SharbyT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cathedral is a little out of the centre but it is worth the walk. The Regimental Chapel is particularly interesting. There is a charming coffee shop nearby.

Thank Liz P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cathedral is a very interesting place. The grounds are very pleasant to sit in. The cafe has a good selection of food. The shop has a wide selection of goods. The staff are very helpful.

Thank GilADavies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such an interesting cathedral. On the plaques there is mention of the person's employment. There is a laminated information sheet in each area which was very informative. The stone screen is magnificent. The Harvard Chapel is very moving. A very special place to visit.

Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Was not expecting to find this lovely Cathedral when visiting Brecon, well worth the time to pop in for a visit and see the splendid stain glass windows and take in the history, really enjoyable.

Thank Keithy1970
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Enjoyed the history of the place. Lots of interesting activities for young and old to see. A Dr Who must-see (no spoilers). Nice quiet spot for picnic on the lawn or int he nearby tea-room.

Thank ChrispyCurls
Reviewed 25 August 2018

This cathedral is steeped in local history. An interesting visit. The military chapel is particularly moving

Thank Nicola D
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Brecon Cathedral religion is Christian. It's denomination is Church in Wales
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Yes, we welcome dogs in Brecon Cathedral
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