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
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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!
We are delighted to report that Llangadog's Post
Office is now safe from closure .... at least for the foreseeable
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.
View of Llangadog from the top of the tower of St Cadog's Church
Llangadog Village Square
Church Street Llangadog
Newsagents, Post Office and Butcher's Shop Llangadog
Inquisitive local residents
Red Kite carving and the Old Church at Capel Gwynfe
Village Square at Bethlehem
Snow on the Church