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Llangadog is situated in the heart of the Tywi 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 Hall is renowned for stamping cards at Christmas time and hundreds of people each year bring their cards to be stamped with the Bethlehem stamp. 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.

 

Do you have any news or upcoming events that you would like to see listed on this website?

If so, look out for Caron, in the computer corner at Llangadog Post Office.

She will be collecting information for inclusion on the website, so go over and say hello!

Due to a couple of other commitments, which end in May, Caron will try and get into the Post Office as and when she can in the week, keep an eye on the times posted on the Llangadog Matters Facebook page.

From 14th May, Caron will be in the Post Office every Wednesady from around 11am.

If you have something that you want added, you can also email Caron on this address - caronthomas55@yahoo.com

 

Wanted – Church Organist
     St Cadog’s Church Llangadog

Our organist, who had played for us for many years, has had to retire. At the moment we are using discs for our hymns but we have a wonderful, modern organ, which loves to be used and gives out a great sound in our beautiful church. We would like to have a regular organist/s to play for us at Sunday services and on special occasions. We have a monthly Communion Service and would particularly like to have the organ played then. Our regular services are at 9.30am.

If you are interested or would like further information please contact the PCC secretary on 01550 777657

 

 

 

Getting to know our neighbours

A new section profiling people in our local Community

 

 

Local Weather from the BBC
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Getting listed on our Website

If you have information you would like included on the Llangadog Website please email message@llangadog.com

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 post a message 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

 

 

 

 


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.

 

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