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Llanwrtyd and district
Taking the waters
 
  The spas at Llanwrtyd and Llangammarch Wells  
  Although they were never either as large or as famous as Llandrindod Wells to the east, there were other mid-Wales health resorts which prospered in Victorian times at Llanwrtyd Wells and at Llangammarch Wells.
Visitors to
Llanwrtyd
Wells
around
1895
Group photo of visitors
Many of the people who visited the spas would put on their best clothes and pose for a souvenir photograph like this one.
This picture was taken next to one of the spa buildings at Llanwrtyd Wells, probably around
1895.
  While Llandrindod Wells catered mainly for the better off and more fashionable visitors, these more modest spas attracted many miners and steelworkers and their families from the valleys of south Wales. They certainly needed summer holidays in the clean air of the hills !
Use the links below for more about these smaller spas...
 
 
Llanwrtyd Wells
Llanwrtyd
Wells
 
 
The hotel by the spring
 
The 'Stinking Well'
 
'A pretty little park'
 
Having a wonderful time
 
The entertainers
 
Llangammarch Wells
Llangammarch
Wells
 
 
Wish you were here
     
 

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