Churches and Holy Wells.
"Sermons in Stones" As Shakespeare described the old churches.
Please read this introductory page to the
Ancient Welsh Churches.
St Dyfnog's Church
and Holy Well. Llanrhaeadr, Denbigh, North Wales. The beautiful
Church on the 6th Century site of St Dyfnog's, with the 16th Century stained
glass Jesse window.
Llandrillo yn Rhos Church. Rhos on Sea, Colwyn Bay, Conwy. This ancient
Church has an interesting history with links to Ednyfed Fychan, seneschal to
Prince Llewellyn the Great.
The Church of Llanaber
and St Bodfan. Barmouth , West Wales. Built on the site
of the 6th century's St. Bodfan's "llan" the church overlooks Cardigan
Bay. The church contains the famous 5-6th century Calixtus stones.
St Digain's Church
and 4000 yr old Yew Tree. Llangernyw, Conwy , North Wales. The Church
is situated in the beautiful rolling countryside of North Wales, and is famous
for the ancient Yew Tree, one of the oldest living things on the planet.
Llangelynin Old Church and Holy Well. near Conwy, North Wales. A lovely old church
in a beautiful location. Pictures and location.
St Trillo's Chapel
and Holy Well. Rhos on Sea, Colwyn Bay, Conwy. The
Holy Well and Chapel of the 6th Century St. Trillo. Pictures.
Bryn Euryn, Rhos on Sea, Colwyn Bay, Conwy. The site of Ednyfed Fychan's court.
King Henry the V11, Henry Tudor traced his ancestry to Ednyfed.
A 19th Century Church in a beautiful setting, built on the site of the 6th Century
Church of Maelgwn
The Castles of Wales:
The Castles of Llywelyn
the Great. Castles aither built by Llywelyn ab Iorwerth, (Llywelyn Fawr)
or were connected to the history of the Prince of Wales
Conwy Castle, Conwy. King Edward 1's most impressive Castle.Tel:
01492 592358. View a selection of pictures of the castle.
Founded by Llywelyn ap Iorwerth, Llywelyn Fawr. Sits on a rocky outcrop overlooking
the Bay of Cardigan
Castle. The setting for the Investiture
of HRH Prince Charles as Prince of Wales.
Tel: 01286 677617.
Rhuddlan Castle. Rhuddlan. Guarding the ancient ford of the
river Clwyd, this was the strongest of Edward 1's castles in North-East Wales.
Tel: 01222 500200
Beaumaris Castle. Anglesey, The last and largest of the castles
built by Edward 1 to contain the Welsh. Tel: (01248 810361)
Harlech Castle. Set in a beautiful seaside location. The Castle
built by Edward 1 was a high point in medieval architecture. (01766) 780552.
Denbigh Castle and Town walls. Denbigh is noted for the most
complex circuit of town walls and impressive castle gatehouse. Tel: 01745
Dolwyddelan Castle. Built by Prince Llewelyn the Great it stands
on a rocky ridge commanding the Lledr valley. Tel: 01222 500200
Dolbadarn Castle.Snowdonia, Gwynedd. Built
by Llewelyn the Great, this Welsh castle overlooks Llyn Padarn in the Llanberis
pass. Tel: (01222) 500200.