Llanrhidian is located in the north of the Gower peninsula in South West Wales. The village lies to the south of the Loughor estuary behind the extensive Llanrhidian marsh. The beaches of Rhossili and Broughton Bay lie some 6 miles, 10km, to the west, and the fabulous beaches of Oxwich Bay and Three Cliffs some 3 miles, 5km, to the south. The vibrant city of Swansea lies 11 miles to the east.
The parish church of Llanrhidian is dedicated to St Illtyd. The Church is reputed to have been founded by St Rhidian during the 6th Century. The current building was possibly built in the early 14th Century and was extensively restored by the Victorians. ....
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