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Secret histories, an insiders guide to Plough Chapel Brecon

History & culture | Food & drink

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Discover one of the most beautiful nonconformist chapels in Wales in this experience led by Chapel members.

England

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Discover Churches in the Land of Giants

History & culture

£

A privileged group tour of four remarkable Norfolk churches in the company of a professional ecclesiastical historian.

Discover ancient churches in the beautiful Usk Valley

History & culture

£

An expert guided day of discovery, visiting four outstanding historic churches in the company of one of the country’s leading ecclesiastical historians.

Wales

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Reflection through the poetry of RS Thomas; Stations to the Untenanted Cross

History & culture | Classes & workshops

£

Relax with a guided meditation through RS Thomas poetry around his final church, St Hywyn Aberdaron on the Llyn Peninsula.

Wales

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Pilgrims from the sea, kayaking & hidden churches

History & culture | Outdoors & adventure | Food & drink | Nature & wildlife

£££

Uncover the bountiful relics of Pembrokeshire’s past; paddle the dramatic north Pembrokeshire coastline by kayak and delve into the historical heritage of the landscape on a well traversed pilgrim’s trail.

Dark Sky Stargazing at Capel y Ffin in the Black Mountains

Classes & workshops | Outdoors & adventure | Nature & wildlife

£

Join astronomers from Dark Sky Wales as they take you around the night sky at one of the most atmospheric dark sky churches in Wales.

Wales

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Off the beaten track, sacred spaces on Ynys Môn (Anglesey)

History & culture | Outdoors & adventure | Food & drink

£££

Green lanes and sacred spaces : explore Ynys Môn (Anglesey) by bike in the company of experienced cycle leader and Welsh speaker Eli Elis-Williams.

Willow Weaving Workshop : Garden Trug

Classes & workshops

££

Come and weave a garden trug, in beautiful surroundings. Perfect for collecting your veggies/blackberries etc.

Climb the Tower at St Giles Wrexham

History & culture

£

Climb the tower of the greatest medieval parish church in Wales.

The legacy of the De La Roche Dynasty : a half day tour at the church of St Jerome, Llangwm

History & culture

££

Travel back to 1096 and learn the story of how the son of a Flemish Mercenary fathered a dynasty which included two American presidents, Sir Winston Churchill and Princess Diana.

The legacy of the De La Roche Dynasty : a day tour at the church of St Jerome, Llangwm

History & culture

££

Travel back to 1096 and learn the story of how the son of a Flemish Mercenary fathered a dynasty which included two American presidents, Sir Winston Churchill and Princess Diana.

A pilgrimage walk to Strata Florida

History & culture | Outdoors & adventure | Nature & wildlife

££

A 5 mile circular route along a mixture of logging roads, farmlands and through ancient forest to reach the 12th century Cistercian Abbey.

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Nicholas Hawksmoor

Hawksmoor was responsible for six new churches in London, they are his best known independent works of architecture. Each different, each is unique.

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