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Saint Mary's Church, Betws-y-Coed
(4.7/5 based on 60 reviews on the web)
St Mary's Church, Betws-y-Coed, is in the village of Betws-y-Coed, Conwy, Wales. It is an active Anglican parish church of the Church in Wales, in the deanery of Arllechwedd, the archdeaconry of Bangor and the diocese of Bangor. The church is designated by Cadw as a Grade II* listed building.HistoryThe church was built between 1870 and 1873 to accommodate the increasing numbers of summer visitors to the area. It was designed by the Lancaster partnership of Paley and Austin, the commission being gained as a result of a competition won by Hubert Austin. The principal benefactor was the Liverpool businessman Charles Kurtz. The church was consecrated in July 1873, and provided seating for 150 people. It replaced a medieval church dedicated to Saint Michael, and cost £5,000. The tower was completed in 1907.
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  • We enjoyed a very pleasant evening here listening to a concert by a Welsh male voice choir. The church itself is beautiful and this made a lovely change for someone who's musical taste runs more to bl...  more »
  • We went to see the Sunday male voice choir concert in this church. After lots of rain we wanted an activity in the warm and dry. At only £6 each for a ticket and two hours of singing I really enjoyed ...  more »
  • We went along to St. Mary's once again, as we always do when we visit Betws, to listen to the choir. We are never disappointed. Fantastic as ever.