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Address: | Ffordd Hen Eglwys, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed LL24 0AL, Wales
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+44 1690 710333
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Small 14th century church standing on the banks of the River Conwy. Now...

Small 14th century church standing on the banks of the River Conwy. Now redundant, it is in the care of the St Michael's Betws-y-Coed Trust.

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Quaint piece of history

A lovely place to visit when in Betws-y-Coed, the oldest building left in the town, it has a great history and is beautiful to look around. Go inside and read about the history... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2017
sbradburyflint
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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

A lovely place to visit when in Betws-y-Coed, the oldest building left in the town, it has a great history and is beautiful to look around. Go inside and read about the history, its amazing to see how small everything is! The old grave stones outside are a facinating piece of history too.

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Conwy, United Kingdom
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464 reviews
210 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

An Interesting old Historic Church in Bettws y Coed It doesn't take long to have a look around as the church and grounds are quite small however what it lacks in size certainly makes up for with the Interesting History and the artefacts , not forgetting the amazing ancient trees.This a well maintained church and grounds and is certainly worth... More 

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North Weald, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Was very interesting inside and spent quite a while looking all round, very old and quite small. There was a very ancient yew tree in the churchyard.

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Surrey Hills, Australia
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

St Michaels , the oldest building in Betws-y-Coed, stands in grounds with 1000 year old Yew trees by the River Conwy in a beautiful setting.The history and ambiance of this church make it a worthwhile visit - a serene experience .

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Barry, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

As the title suggests I was in here to take shelter from the rain, I was able o enjoy the architecture and the history of the building which was fascinating.

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1 Thank Rhys P
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

A gorgeous little church steeped in history.. I wandered through the church yard , it's so beautiful with the sunlight reaching through the trees, a peaceful place to wander and contemplate , I'll definitely return

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Quaint little church just slightly off the beaten track. Lots of information available on the history, restoration and interesting features within.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

We walked through the grounds on our way to our river walk each day, but even in doing this, the history of the church was plain to see. The oldest gravestone I spotted was dated 1696.... anyone found any older??

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Davis, California
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449 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We walked from the railroad station to the church. Lovely walk and well worth it. The church yard has many old headstones and mature trees. The stone church is tiny, by today's standards, but interesting to visit. Sitting on the pews would be challenging for anyone past childhood because the benches are so narrow. Dedicated before the Norman Conquest (11th... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

This is a must if you visit Betws Y Coed. The small church is just behind the train station, has an amazing and well maintained graveyard. The inside of the church is very basic but holds artifacts dating back to 1600's. You can spend a few minutes here or an hour exploring this little site. But it's well recommended. I'll... More 

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