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Address: Gwydyr Uchaf Llanrwst Conwy County, Llanrwst LL26 0PN, Wales
Phone Number: +44 1492 641687
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The family chapel at Gwydir

This small, chapel in the forest above Gwydir Castle, has beautiful hand painted ceilings, dating back to the 1600's. Best to be visited by car.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 August 2016
Beverly W
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Rome, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Collect the key from Gwydir Castle. The chapel is very traditional and beautiful built. A wonderfully painted ceiling not the cistine chapel but very beautiful. It has a small balcony above the main church which is accessible. You can walk up the hill, but driving is much easier and you can park right outside. If you go here the Gwydir... More 

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Rome, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

This small, chapel in the forest above Gwydir Castle, has beautiful hand painted ceilings, dating back to the 1600's. Best to be visited by car.

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Stoke on Trent
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

This chapel is a little gem hidden on the edge of Gwydir Forest. Built for the local Wynne family in a stunning location with great views across the Conwy Valley. The key can be obtained from Gwydir Castle at the foot of the hill then drive up the winding road. The interior is a forgotten little masterpiece of church decoration.... More 

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2014

Ask for the key at Gwydir Castle and hike up through the woods - part of the experience! This seventeenth century chapel has a most impressive painted ceiling that begs for you to sit and look up at it for awhile.

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1 Thank christine102262
Llanrwst
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2013

The chapel is not easy to find, being on the back road to Betws y Coed and up a rather winding track, but it's a lovely peaceful spot, set in fantastic scenery. The chapel itself is interesting and typical of local churches, and there are some great walks in the immediate area. Well worth a visit.

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Ferndale, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2013

Chapel astride town church with medieval and Tudor treasures. Small, but brimming with history, especially metal engravings, tomb "monument" and pews. Must-see, though a bit hard to find.

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Stoke on Trent
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2013

Wonderful, mythical location, you can imagine mythagos appearing out of the forest (read Robert Holdstock!) but there is NO ACCESS to the interior. Guidebooks speak well of the interior but you can't see it!

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1 Thank Steve B
London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2013

Very interesting. Adjoining the church the chapel is full of interesting artefacts and beautiful examples of idiosyncratic wood carving.

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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2011

A bit of a faff to get the key from the castle, but well worth it. Fbulous interior decoration, especially the skeleton!

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