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Sacred Sites in Wales

Below is an illustrated index of the sacred sites and religious places in Wales profiled so far on Sacred Destinations, listed in alphabetical order by name. Please note this list is far from comprehensive - many more great sites remain to be added. You can also view these sites on an interactive map of Wales.

  • Bishop's Palace
    St Davids, Wales
    Standing in imposing ruins next to cathedral in St Davids, Wales, this building's grandeur even after much neglect testifies to the power and wealth of St Davids in the Middle Ages.
  • St. David's Cathedral
    St Davids, Wales
    Founded in the 7th century, St. David's Cathedral in Wales was a major pilgrimage destination in the Middle Ages thanks to its relics of St. David (Dewi).
  • St. Non's Chapel
    St Davids, Wales
    This small chapel ruin is picturesquely located in a field above St. Non's Bay on the Welsh coast. It is said to mark the site where St. Non gave birth to St. David around 500 AD.
  • St. Non's Well
    St Davids, Wales
    Said to have sprung up when St. Non gave birth to St. David around 500 AD, this holy well has long been believed to have healing properties.
  • Tintern Abbey
    The second-oldest Cistercian monastery in Britain, Tintern Abbey stands in picturesque ruins on the southeastern border of Wales.