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Hen eglwys Llangelynin old church

Choose a fine day! This is a delightful spot, a thousand feet up a mountain outside Conwy, with... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Peter Pedr J
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Deganwy, United Kingdom
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A nice spot to rest during our bike ride today. The weather was cold and windy high up and this... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2017
JohnClimber
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NW England
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Stunning Medieval Church and 6th Century holy well, high in the foothills of the Carneddau, above the Conwy Valley. A place of inspiration, pilgrimage and peace that is still used for regular worship (and weddings!)
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Conwy LL32 8LJ, Wales
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

Choose a fine day! This is a delightful spot, a thousand feet up a mountain outside Conwy, with magnificent views of the sea, Conwy, Llandudno and the coast to the north and the end of the Carneddau range of mountains to the south. In season,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Peter Pedr J
Reviewed 30 December 2017

A nice spot to rest during our bike ride today. The weather was cold and windy high up and this church gave us a nice place to shelter

Date of experience: December 2017
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David P, Vicar at Llangelynnin Old Church, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

So glad you found us - and shelter.

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We were very lucky to be married at this church and for those that can it's well worth the visit especially for the services held during summer months. The church is well maintained by the church wardens who were also present for our special day.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank PWoodthorpe
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We were staying with friends, a sheep farmer and his wife, who are nearly at the end of the lane up the mountain. A relatively short walk took us to this 12th century church, where pilgrims were gathering for tea and cake. Don't miss the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 318barriel
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Last weekend my son and his new wife had the pleasure of holding a wedding blessing ceremony in this beautiful church. I can't thank Rev Parry enough for allowing this to happen. The ceremony, accompanied by a Welsh male voice choir, was just perfect. The...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Sharpmc
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This church is not far from where we live and once a year we hike up the lane, look around the church and carry on to Rowen. It's in a beautiful setting. Think they have a few services a year there in the Summer.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Mat1lda1
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Wonderful peaceful place, lovely ancient church, magic well reputed to bring stillborn babies back to life.No near roads, no pubic transport, wear walking boots, warm clothes, food, and drink

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 30 March 2016

The place is steeped in the peace and calm of centuries of worship. A wonderful and fascinating place, one of the stops on the ancient Pilgrims Way (you can get your passport stamped here). Worth a visit, you can drive fairly close if the legs...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

Whether you are a religious person or not, this is the most amazing church. Tucked away in a small hollow over 300 metres above sea level this is a place of inspiration and restoration. Drive up the narrow mountain road avoiding the stone walls, then...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank markbeehivebuzz
Reviewed 1 February 2016

secluded small church at the end of a lovely walk and on the Pilgrims Way. No longer always open which is disappointing, but a lovely spot.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Holly E
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