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Climb the tower at St Giles Wrexham

History & culture

£

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

Discover Dr John Davies & the Red Bandits of Mawddwy

History & culture

£

An adventure into the superstitious world of the Mallwyd community where Dr John Davies upheld the faith against a background of the Red Bandits of Mawddwy and the coming of the English Civil War!

Wales

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Secret histories, an insiders guide to Plough Chapel Brecon

History & culture | Food & drink

£

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.

England

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Enjoy tea and a tour with the King of Holderness

History & culture | Food & drink

££

Enjoy a tour of our ancient church and charming market town with a lovely lunch

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.

Wales

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Ride out to sea, with tidal churches and a proper Welsh Tea

Outdoors & adventure | Food & drink

£££

A truly spectacular ride across land which was once sea, to visit a church surrounded by sea and other historic churches in this corner of Anglesey.

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.

Inspiration, for planning your adventures

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Elena Curti

It’s amazing how a chat over coffee can spark an idea. That is how I came to write Fifty Catholic Churches to See Before You Die.

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