Llangelynin Old Church

Update September 2020
Llangelynnin Old Church is closed during the lockdown.
We last stopped there on 30th July, while walking the North Wales Pilgrim’s Way.
You can still visit the churchyard, and have a cuppa in the porch.

Click here to download Penmaenmawr Museum factsheet on the Old Church.
The grade-one listed Llangelynnin (or Llangelynin) Old Church is one of the historical and religious gems of the Conwy Valley uplands, accessible on foot from Rowen, Conwy or Penmmaenmawr, or by car from Conwy.

Please use the contact form on the website caruconwy.com  if you would like to send in a prayer request, or ask for a phone call with one of the clergy/ministry team, if a listening ear would be helpful.
The Old Church is on the North Wales Pilgrim’s Way.
Click here for pictures of the Old Church in the snow, February 2019.

Click here   for  Llangelynin (or Llangelynnin) Old Church website.

Click here for  Wellhopper info on the Old Church and the Holy Well, with fascinating comments from visitors.

Click here for Wikipedia info.

Walking to the Old Church   See our Circular Walks from Rowen, no. 7

Directions to the nearby car park at Garnedd Wen LL32 8LJ, starting from Conwy Castle

  1. Take the B5106, direction Trefriw.

  2. At nearby Gyffin Convenience Store,  turn right uphill, passing Woosey’s Fish and Chip shop (well-recommended).

  3. Turn left onto Hendre Road and drive through Hendre hamlet.

  4. Continue for one mile and pass a chapel on your right.

  5. Follow signs for Old Church up a winding lane to roadside car park, near Garnedd Wen (a house).

  6. Walk about 200 metres across fields to the Old Church.

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