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Llangadog is situated in the heart of the Towy Valley half way between Llandeilo and Llandovery. A village with a population of approximately 1000 people it is situated on the western edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park and is surrounded by beautiful rolling hills and pasture with stunning views towards the Black Mountain. The main business is agriculture but there are several small and medium sized businesses here including a builders merchant and an agricultural feed and supply shop. The beautiful countryside surrounding the village and its nearness to the Brecon Beacons makes it a draw for tourists. The village is well served by places to stay, eat and drink.

Capel Gwynfe is a small village about 3 miles to the south and west of Llangadog with a picturesque church dating from 1898 and a 19th Century church hall. The area primarily consists of agricultural lands and its location in the foothills of the Brecon Beacons make it an ideal starting point for walkers and cyclists. It was voted Village of the Year for Carmarthenshire in 2004. In additon to this website, the villagers of Gwynfe have their own website at http://www.gwynfe.btck.co.uk

Bethlehem is a village to the south of Llangadog perched on the hillside overlooking the Towy flood plain. Bethlehem Post Office is renowned for franking cards at Christmas time and thousands of people each year send their cards to be stamped with the Bethlehem post mark. Behind the village is Garn Goch which is a bracken covered hillside which turns a glorious red in Autumn and Winter and is the site of an Iron Age Hill fort.

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To mark the centenary of the birth of Dylan Thomas, David N. Thomas recounts the acclaimed Welsh author and poet's connections with Llangadog.

 

Getting on our Web Site

If you have information you would like included on the Llangadog Web Site please contact the site's Facilitator, Peter Berry, on 01550-777980, or email him at message@llangadog.com or call in for a chat at Llangadog PO (alternate Tuesdays 11 am to 12 noon).

If you run a club or society in the Llangadog area your meetings or events can be promoted in our What's On section.

If you run a business, or provide accommodation, meals or refreshments in the Llangadog area your services can be publicised in our Directory of Businesses, Where to Stay or Where to Eat and Drink sections. If you already have your own web site and/or email address please let us know and we can provide a direct link to it from the Llangadog Web Site.

New information submitted will usually appear on the web site within a few days.

Don't forget you can also add or reply to anything on our Messageboard.

These services are provided for the benefit of our community and won't cost you anything!

 

Llangadog in Photographs

As well as the many historic and more recent photos of Llangadog used in this website, a fascinating range of additional photos of the area can be seen at http://www.geograph.org.uk/search.php?i=23272825

 

Llangadog Post Office

We are delighted to report that Llangadog's Post Office is now safe from closure .... at least for the foreseeable future.

Thank you all for the support that has made this possible. To ensure that this vital community facility continues to remain safe we hope you will carry on giving your support.
Diolch!

 

 

 


View of Llangadog from the top of the tower of St Cadog's Church


Llangadog Village Square

Church Street Llangadog
Church Street Llangadog

Newsagents, Post Office and Butcher's Shop Llangadog
Newsagents, Post Office and Butcher's Shop Llangadog

Inquisitive local residents
Inquisitive local residents

Red Kite carving and the Old Church at Capel Gwynfe
Red Kite carving and the Old Church at Capel Gwynfe

Village Square at Bethlehem
Village Square at Bethlehem

Garn Goch
Garn Goch

River Sawdde
River Sawdde

Snow on the Church
Snow on the Church

 

 

This website was created by Balchder Bro, Llangadog with the help of a generous donation by Win and Richard Morgan from Llangadog Post Office.

Our thanks to the businesses who sponsor individual pages and help us to keep this website going:

Cambrian Pet Foods Ltd

Llanerchindda Farm Guest House

Profile Homes

 

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