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Very informative centre focussed on the laws and life of king Hywel Dda who died in 949/950. The... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
Lewys G
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canolfan hanesyddol amrywiol

cyfres o erddi addurniadolo yn portreadu bywyd hywel dda - person dylanwadol a gyflwynodd gyfresw... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
Emyr T
Crymych, United Kingdom
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27 Jul 2017
17 Jul 2017
“canolfan hanesyddol amrywiol”
Amazing historical information centre and symbolic gardens run by volunteers. Dedicated to the laws developed by King Hywel Dda .
St. Mary Street | Whitland, Whitland SA34 0PY, Wales
+44 1994 240867
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Very informative centre focussed on the laws and life of king Hywel Dda who died in 949/950. The main building is constructed to reflect a mediaeval style and houses a detailed history of Hywel Dda. It even contains a facsimile of the Boston book which...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Lewys G
Reviewed 17 July 2017

cyfres o erddi addurniadolo yn portreadu bywyd hywel dda - person dylanwadol a gyflwynodd gyfresw bo gyfreithiau sylfaenolo i'r gentry slawer dydd. rheolir y ganolfan gan nifer o leolion dylanwadol, a chynhelir byn achlysurolo nosweithiau diwylliannol, gydaqg arlwyadau danteithiol tu hwnt. i'w argymell yn gynnes...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Emyr T
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We had passed by on the A40 many times and never had time to stop, so finally made the effort to make a special trip. It is quite small, but well designed and incorporates a lot of modern artwork to tell the story of Hywel...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank valleysgirl2015
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Beautiful centre in a lovely Welsh town, commemorating one of the world's first enlightened lawmakers - Hywel Dda (Hywel the Good) The centre itself is packed with historical details about how the laws were made and their relevance to the 9th century and today; free...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Owen P
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Unfortunately it was raining but we still found it a fascinating place which deserves more visitors. The garden interprets the first written laws - completely unique. They could do with some better signposting in the town!

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank Mary K
Reviewed 9 May 2014

small attraction, although interesting history. never heard of this before despite living in wales. disappointed at the size of the gardens was expecting larger garden, information given on the visit very good.

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank krissouthwales
Reviewed 17 July 2013

An interpretive centre with a series of small gardens each with its own symbolic tree reflecting on the different divisions of the laws of Hywel Dda or Hywel the Good, "King of all Wales" in the tenth century. Peaceful and well maintained. Entrance is free...More

Date of experience: July 2013
5  Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 5 August 2012

This is a fascinating insight into the progressive laws of 10th Century Wales. It is a small but highly tasteful concept of interpretive history, designed beautifully to show one of the most advanced legal and social frameworks of its time. Book a tour guide as...More

Date of experience: August 2012
8  Thank StellarSofWales
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