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Llangammarch Wells is located in mid Wales and lies on the River Afon approximately 8 miles west of Builth Wells and is one of the smallest of the four local spa towns. To the south east there is Mynydd Eppynt wise to steer clear of this though as it is used for Army Training! It is the meeting point of two other rivers, the Cammarch and Irfon and historically was used by drovers (it still is today ; now they use quad bikes) the major expansion of the town occurred with the coming of the railways in 1863 when it gained popularity as a spa town. For the Welsh people though this town is renowned for one person John Penry, John believed that the Welsh people needed a Welsh bible and so set about producing one, much to the annoyance of the then Archbishop of Canterbury who had John imprisoned. He eventually escaped to Scotland but his passion was for the gospel to be preached in Wales in Welsh and on returning to London he again set about this task. Arrested for his beliefs John Penry was executed in March 1593. Today the spa is closed and this small has a strong sense of community spirit, indeed when the Alexander Hall was being sold, it had been used as a community centre for many years, the residents established an Action Group and are today renovating for local community use. It may have lost its spa but as a quiet Welsh town that is readily accessible it does have its attractions for those that crave the peace and quiet.


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Irfon Valley Community Primary School

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Cammarch Hotel (0.15 miles)

Cammarch Hotel

Situated in the beautiful countryside of mid Wales, a haven for wildlife, the Cammarch Hotel offers a unique holiday experience. It has been created by its owners from many years of experience in the holiday market ... More | visit website

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Lake Country House and Spa (0.63 miles)

Lake Country House and Spa

Warmly welcoming, this award winning retreat stands serenely in 50 acres of parkland including a large trout lake, a haven for fascinating wildlife. In such a setting, guests experience the true feeling of Wales.

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Cerdyn Villa (3.02 miles)

Cerdyn Villa

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Our home can offer you the comfort of guesthouse accommodation with just 2 double guest rooms to provide the home from home feel. Offering a warm and friendly welcome, comfortable en-suite ... More

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Ty Carreg (3.29 miles)

Ty Carreg

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A warm welcome awaits you at Ty Carreg, our home on the outskirts of Llanwrtyd Wells, about mid-way between Llandovery and Builth Wells in beautiful Mid Wales. Llanwrtyd Wells is the ... More | visit website

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Lasswade Country House & Restaurant (3.44 miles)

Lasswade Country House & Restaurant

Lasswade Country House & Restaurant is a unique period property. Set in the heart of Wales, the smallest town in the UK, Llanwrtyd Wells (no traffic noises pass by here!).

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Belle Vue Hotel (3.47 miles)

Belle Vue Hotel

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The hotel offers a wide range of options to make your stay a truly memorable one and worth visiting again and again. Built in 1843, the Belle Vue Hotel is the oldest ... More

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Plasnewydd Bed & Breakfast (3.47 miles)

Plasnewydd Bed & Breakfast


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Neuadd Arms Hotel (3.48 miles)

Neuadd Arms Hotel

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Come and enjoy a break in the Heart of Mid Wales. Relax in our comfortable, family run Hotel at the heart of the smallest town in Britain. The Neuadd Arms Hotel ... More

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Carlton House (3.56 miles)

Carlton House
The Carlton Riverside is a restaurant offering guest accommmodation, well located in beautiful Llanwrtyd Wells. This character property is set beside the river in Wales's smallest town. Rolling hills and rugged mountains, spectacular passes and ... More | visit website
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Bryncelyn Guesthouse (3.56 miles)

Bryncelyn Guesthouse

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Bryncelyn Guesthouse, in beautiful Llanwrtyd Wells is a recently refurbished, family run guesthouse providing ideal accommodaion while attending one of the local festivals or holidaying in thid idyllic part of ... More

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