Historic Churches - Mid Wales and the Brecon Beacons

Mid Wales is blessed with an extyremely large number of fascinating historic churches, many of them originating before AD 1000 and quite a few closely linked to early Welsh saints.










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Trewern Arms Hotel

Trewern Arms Hotel
Newport, Dyfed

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

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This battle outside York saw the triumph of Harold Hardrada of Norway over Edwin and Morcar, Earls of Mercia and Northumbria respectively



27 May, 1199

John I crowned at Westminster Abbey

John had already been anointed Duke of Normandy after the death of his brother, Richard I

This child king came to throne at the age of 12, but probably died in the Tower of London two years later





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Kidwelly (Self catering)
Dyffryn House, Kidwelly

Dyffryn House

This detached house is located in the village of Kidwelly in Pembrokeshire and can sleep 13 people in 6 bedrooms.
Sleeps 13

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Llangrannog (Self catering)
Dol Llan, Llangrannog

Dol Llan

Spacious beamed sitting/dining room with wood burner. Beamed kitchen with breakfast area. First floor: Beamed double bedroom. Twin bedded room. Single bedroom. Bathroom/WC (shower over bath).
Sleeps 6

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