|Wales Cathedral Gazetteer
A guide to medieval cathedrals in Wales, highlighting attractions, history, and visitor information.
Medieval Cathedrals in Wales
This section of our Guide to historic churches Wales is of neccessity a short one; there are only 6 medieval cathedrals in Wales, and of the 6, one occupies an undisputable pre-eminent status; St. David's, with its links to David, patron saint of Wales, is the Welsh "Westminster Abbey".
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This Celtic saint began his career as a simple shepherd boy. He entred the monastery of Melrose in 651 and in 664 became prior of Lindisfarne
He was Bishop of Lindisfarne twice, and a hermit on the Farne Islands
His relics were moved to Durham Cathedral in 1104
This Day in British History
01 September, 1886
Severn Tunnel opens
The longest railway tunnel in Britain took 14 years to build and stretched over 4 miles