Parish of Penarth and Llandough

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Welcome to our Parish website.  We hope that you will find all the information you need about our services and beautiful churches.





Video about Our Parish

About the Vicar

Rev Mark Jones

Card & Contactless Payments accepted in St Augustine’s

Our churches  are now open for Sunday services

- see service times


“God loves a cheerful giver”

2 Corinthians 9:6-7

About our Parish

The Parish covers about half of Penarth, mostly on the seaward side down almost to Sully, plus Cogan, Penarth Marina, Llandough and Leckwith and has three churches - St Augustine’s, Holy Nativity and St Dochdwy’s.

We are situated just to the south of Cardiff in the Vale of Glamorgan.  It’s mainly a suburban area with good links to Cardiff and has a large hospital (Llandough, part of UHW) within the parish boundaries. The Parish is in the Diocese of Llandaff in the Church in Wales.  Our Diocesan Bishop is the Right Reverend June Osbourne.

All three churches are prominent landmarks in the community.  St. Augustine’s is an imposing figure on the Penarth headland and can be seen for miles around. Holy Nativity is the first welcoming sight as you enter Penarth under the railway bridge, with its belfry housing two bells. St. Dochdwy’s is situated on the top of Llandough hill and its distinctive tower can be seen nestled in the woodland from as far afield as Caerphilly Mountain.

Thank you for visiting our Parish website.  We hope it highlights some of the important aspects of our church life. You will be made very welcome if you would like to join us at any of our services and activities.

Sunday School

Sunday School is held at St Dochdwy’s during the morning service and once a month in St Augustine’s. All children under 10 are welcome to join in with the simple, fun activities with a Bible theme, but please bring an adult with you.


Tots Groups

We have Tots Tea & Toast groups in Penarth & Llandough.

~ The Penarth group has re-started - See What’s On for more info


Choir Scholarships at St Augustine’s

Our Journey Towards a Ministry Area

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