Llangelynin Old Church

Thanks to Chris Cornwell, Rowen Art Group, for his picture.

Update 22nd August 2021
Llangelynnin Old Church is now open for visitors every day.

Click here  for Llangelynin (or Llangelynnin) Old Church website, with up to date information.
We stopped there on 30th July 2020, while walking the North Wales Pilgrim’s Way
and many times since then.  You can visit the church and 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.
Click here for pictures of the Old Church in the snow, February 2019.

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

Coffin Path to the Old Church. Improvements to the drainage of the path, working very well. Jan 2021.

Driving to the Old Church:
Directions to the nearby roadside parking space near 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.

  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 the Old Church up a winding lane to roadside car park, near Garnedd Wen (a house).

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