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Trinity Church, Llandow
Grid reference: SS942734
Location: 51°26’56"N, 3°31’23"W
Population: 726
Post town: Cowbridge
Postcode: CF71
Dialling code: 01446
Local Government
Council: Vale of Glamorgan
Vale of Glamorgan

Llandow is a village and parish in Glamorgan. The community population (which includes Llysworney) taken at the 2011 census was 726.[1] The village is located four miles north-west of Llantwit Major and the same distance south-west of Cowbridge.


Within Llandow is a small mediæval parish church, whose history dates back to the 11th century, with a saddleback tower dedicated to the Holy Trinity.

Adjacent to the village is a disused airfield that was once home to a World War II RAF station, part of which has now been converted into the Llandow Circuit for motorsports, next to which is the South Wales Karting Centre, home to the Llandow Kart Club.[2]

Llandow air disaster 1950

On 12 March 1950 RAF Llandow was the site of the Llandow air disaster, when an airliner returning Welsh rugby fans from an international match in Belfast crashed on approach in the nearby village of Sigingstone. With the deaths of 80 passengers and crew, the crash was at the time the worst air disaster in history.[3]


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