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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The Priory Hotel

The Priory Hotel
Newport, Gwent

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The Priory is nestled within the historic town of Caerleon on the River Usk. Founded by Hywel ap Iorwerth a Welsh prince and dating back to 1180 the Priory started life as … more >>

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This Roman road ran from London to Lincoln, and was built immediately after the Roman invasion of 43AD



22 May, 1455

1st Battle of St Albans

Yorkists defeat a royal army and capture Henry VI. The Duke of York becomes Constable of England.

This king lost his baggage in an ill-advised crossing of The Wash





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Woodgreen Cottage, Templeton

Woodgreen Cottage

This modern and spacious bungalow is in the village of Templeton near to Narberth in Pembrokeshire and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
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Ty Ffynnon, Aberaeron

Ty Ffynnon

Spacious sitting room with dining area and wood burning stove. Well equipped kitchen with breakfast area. Utility room/WC. First floor: Double bedroom with TV/DVD. Twin bedded room. Bathroom/WC with separate …
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