Ystradowen is a small village twelve miles west of Cardiff, located in the Vale of Glamorgan in south Wales; its nearest town is Cowbridge which is about three miles to the south.

Sign in the village
Ystradowen Church

The village was served by Ystradowen railway station between 1865 and 1951. The name Ystradowen means "Owen's Valley" in English. Local amenities include St Owain's parish church, The White Lion public house, Tudor Garage and Seven Oaks fisheries. Notable residents: Tom Jones had a home in the village until 1998.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Geograph:: 5,075 Photos within 10km of Ystradowen, The Vale of Glamorgan". Geograph.org.uk. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  2. ^ Cooper, Stephen. "Ystradowen Village - Welcome". Ystradowen.org.uk. Retrieved 26 August 2017.

Coordinates: 51°29′22″N 3°25′23″W / 51.48944°N 3.42306°W / 51.48944; -3.42306