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Wonderful old church, steeped in history. Amazing collection of Celtic crosses that take into... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Llantwit Major, United Kingdom
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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 6 October 2018
Rugby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful old church, steeped in history. Amazing collection of Celtic crosses that take into account the history of St Illtud.

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Reviewed 6 October 2018

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

Thank steglas
Reviewed 4 August 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 18 July 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.

Thank bulletdozer
Reviewed 25 May 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 28 January 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.

Thank v0nnie44
Reviewed 7 August 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 14 June 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 9 May 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 29 January 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.

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12 December 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