Bethania Chapel

Bethania chapel was first built in 1832, and has seen numerous rebuilds and enlargements.

About this church

The current chapel, from 1908, is by Sir William Beddoe Rees in the classical 'beaux arts' style.

It was built following the 1904 Welsh Revival, the largest Christian revival in Wales in the 20th century. The chapel is said to seat up to 1001 people. The facade has three bays, and a huge 80 pane window flanked by columns.

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Glorious furnishings
  • National heritage here

Visitors information

  • Level access to the main areas
  • On street parking at church
  • Parking within 250m
  • Accessible toilets nearby
  • Dog friendly
  • Walkers & cyclists welcome
  • Space to secure your bike

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