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Fabulous Arts and Crafts Gem!

Cared for by the wonderful 'Friends of Friendless Churches' this is well worth a visit! The church... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
cobbybrook
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West Yorkshire
Unusual

This is a lovely little chapel and is very usual to have an arts and crafts influence. The font... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
Jonathan Richar... W
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Arts & Crafts churches are not common. In Wales they are even more of a rarity so the Church of St. Mark in Brithdir (near Dolgellau) is worth a visit. It is made all the more special by being one of 50 churches saved from...More

Thank hopehousecottage
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Cared for by the wonderful 'Friends of Friendless Churches' this is well worth a visit! The church is always open to visitors.

Thank cobbybrook
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely little chapel and is very usual to have an arts and crafts influence. The font, the pews etc all have fine little details that needs a close look. The chapel is a little forgotten and rarely used now but that doesn't...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

This little church, sitting in an overgrown graveyard in tiny Brithdir, North Wales is managed by the Friends of Friendless Churches. It's a simple little place that is always open for a peek (south door, needs a bit of persuasion to open, but it will)....More

Thank beavertail65
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Set off the road in a semi-secret location, this church is a beautiful example of arts and crafts, unlike anything in Wales. A welcome change to some of the austere Methodist churches in the area. Look out for the animals carved into the pews -...More

Thank Imogen C
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Unbelievable Arts and Crafts church. We read about how special it was in Simon Jenkins. Best churches castles and houses to visit in Wales. We were not disappointed. It is highlighted by Jenkins as one of the top churches in Wales to visit. It was...More

Thank Anita C
Reviewed 23 August 2017

we heard about this little church while in the area. so thought we would take a look, the photo does it justice on here, although a lovely and quiet church, it is now not used, aaparently in September they have open days there so might...More

Thank Kev J
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We would never have found this if it were not for our innkeepers telling us where it was along the Torrent Walk. Lovely inside, unexpected Tuscan colours and beautiful copper altar. Well worth an explore. Apparently the bats are very active in the churchyard and...More

Thank Clare P
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Tucked away and looking very plain. Inside it's a lovley surprise. Look out for the little animal carvings .

Thank carolH3440HM
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Amazing arts and crafts church - incredible interior despite very plain austere exterior. Lots of great carvings and metalwork and beautiful wood doors inlaid with abelone. Well worth a visit.

Thank Adelai
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