Welcome to St Cadoc’s Llancarfan
Where the Christian Faith has been practiced for over 1500 years
About St Cadoc's Llancarfan
The church of St. Cadoc at Llancarfan [CF62 3AD] is the focus of this small and charming village in the heart of Vale of Glamorgan. The village sits 15 miles from Cardiff, ten minutes from the mighty Severn, and 7 miles from the fruitful market town of Cowbridge.
Like the church’s bells, its pastoral call echoes well beyond the ears of regular worshippers, and villagers take a pride in their church’s beauty and antiquity. Just as they defended their local hostelry – the Fox & Hounds – by a village ‘buy out’ when it was threatened, so villagers cherish the history & continuity of a church that continues to reveal cultural secrets, hidden for centuries.
You will find an ever-growing wealth of things to do during a trip to St. Cadoc’s, the historical Llancarfan valley, and the blissful Vale of Glamorgan. Sponsorship from benevolent donors, and significant funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Cadw, is enabling the church’s re-discovery, conservation & interpretation of lost – or misunderstood – cultural treasures.