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St David

Situated on the Pilgrimage trail to St David's Cathedral the present Grade ll listed building was erected in 1865 although there has been a place of worship here since before 1066.

Blaenporth, Ceredigion

Opening times

Just before Christmas work started inside the church for a toilet and small kitchen facility. Therefore we have felt it wise to keep the church closed when builders are not there for health and safety reasons.

When the work is complete the church will be open Monday to Saturday.
Winter 10am to 3pm.
Summer 10am to 4pm.


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This village church is dedicated to the Celtic Saint David and reflects the history of there being a religious site here since before 1066.

The present building was erected in 1865 and replaced an earlier building that included a nave and chancel with a bell. This represents a fine example of the work of R J Withers and contains a beautiful east window made by Lavers & Baraud. This aspect alone makes a visit worthwhile. It is located on the Pilgrimage Trail to St David's Cathedral.

One of the past incumbents, Alban Thomas (1722-1740) is described in the Dictionary of Welsh Biography as a cleric, poet and translator who was heavily involved in the literary revival in the district in the early 18th century. He was the author of one of the first books to be published by the first permanent printing press in Wales by Isaac Carter at Adpar, Newcastle Emlyn.

The building also boasts a well known, if somewhat controversial painting of the Madonna.

  • Captivating architecture

  • Famous connections

  • National heritage here

  • Spectacular stained glass

  • Café within 500m

  • Dog friendly

  • Level access to the main areas

  • On street parking at church

  • Parking within 250m

  • Space to secure your bike

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Church in Wales

  • Community Grant, £10,000, 2018

  • Our Community Grants helped churches to install essential facilities such as toilets and kitchens.

Contact information

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