Historic Monasteries in Swansea and Gower, Wales

There are only a few historic monasteries in the Swansea/Gower region, though there are scores of interesting early churches connected with Celtic saints. For more detailed listings see our gazetter of Monasteries in all of Glamorgan >>

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



Name   Heritage Rating
Margam Abbey Margam Abbey 3 Heritage Rating
Neath Abbey Neath Abbey 4 Heritage Rating
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Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel
Kinmel, Clwyd

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Set in 200 acres of parkland, with breathtaking views of the Clwydian Hills and the mountains of Snowdonia less than an hour away, the Grade II listed Bodelwyddan Castle offers an experience thats truly unforgettable. … more >>

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This scholar and Freemason donated a collection of curiosities that became the basis for one of Britain's - and the world's - great museums.



21 February, 1437

James I of Scotland is murdered in Perth

James is succeeded by his son, who takes the throne as James II

This king was only nine months old when he became king





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Cottage: HCVALKI, Lampeter

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1 OF 4 COTTAGES LOCATED WITHIN THE CHARMING ROLLING HILLS OF MID-WALES, EASY REACH OF THE UNSPOILT WEST COAST AND RUGGED NATIONAL PARKS

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This semi-detached cottage is in Ciliau Aeron near Aberaeron. It sleeps up to four people in two bedrooms.
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