St Barruc’s Well is today capped and the once healing waters were diverted to make way for a Butlins holiday camp in 1965. Luckily though descriptions of the well survive. Wirt Sykes in British Goblins (1881) tells us that ‘on Barry Island, near Cardiff, is the famous well of St.
Specific Location: Vale of Glamorgan
St Barruc is said to have been buried on Barry Island, possibly at the chapel which was dedicated to him. The ruins of this chapel are on Friar’s Road overlooking Jackson Bay.
Miskin Manor is an AA 4 star, Grade II listed country hotel sited within twenty-five acres of gardens and grounds in the Vale of Glamorgan at Pontyclun.