Historic Cathedrals in Wales

Map of all Historic Churches in Wales
Also see Historic Churches in England | Scotland | Monasteries 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".



Name County Heritage Rating
Bangor Cathedral Gwynedd 4 Heritage Rating
Brecon Cathedral Powys 4 Heritage Rating
Llandaff Cathedral Glamorgan 5 Heritage Rating
Newport, St Woolos Cathedral Gwent 4 Heritage Rating
St Asaph Cathedral Clwyd 5 Heritage Rating
St David's Cathedral Dyfed 5 Heritage Rating
Name County Heritage Rating
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Gales of Llangollen

Gales of Llangollen
Llangollen, Clwyd

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Situated in one of the oldest streets in Llangollen and a few seconds from the high street, Gales has 15 en-suite bedrooms. All our rooms are individually decorated and sympathetically restored in keeping with the … more >>

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British History Quiz

Mary, Queen of Scots was moved here following the failure of the Babington Plot to free her from captivity in 1586



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This Day in British History

30 April, 1938

First televised FA Cup Final

The match featured Huddersfield Town against Preston North End (fittingly the first Football League winners back in 1889)

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This king was married to Berengaria of Navarre after a 20 year engagement to Alice of France



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Blaen Y Cwm, Burry Port

Blaen Y Cwm

A delightful, large house, sleeping up to ten people in four bedrooms in the South Wales village of Burry Port.
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This tastefully-converted farm building is set within the grounds of the ownerÂ’s B&B, surrounded by working farmland, three miles from Cynwyl Elfed, and can sleep three people in one bedroom.
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