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St Garmon

A veritable treasure trove of hidden history, from pre-reformation chandeliers, effigies of Welsh Princes, ivory states of St Garmon and so much more to explore, all set within a beautiful village, a place of rest and refreshment.

Llanarmon Yn Ial, Denbighshire

Opening times

Open daily during daylight hours.


St Garmon
Llanarmon Yn Ial

St Garmon’s stands prominently in the centre of the vibrant village of Llanarmon Yn Ial.

St Garmon’s foundation dates to the 9th century. Its patron is St Garmon, or St Germanus of Auxerre, who visited Britain in 429AD. In the 15th century, a second nave was added to the original church and in 1773 the stone arches dividing the two naves were replaced with the present magnificent oak pillars. There are many treasures to be found in St Garmon’s church including a memorial to Gruffydd ap Llywelyn ap Ynyr 1320, and to Sir Evan Lloyd 1586, with rare Welsh inscriptions found in the south aisle.

Perhaps the greatest treasure in the church though is the serenity carved through centuries of prayer.


  • Captivating architecture

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • Famous connections

  • Glorious furnishings

  • Magnificent memorials

  • National heritage here

  • Social heritage stories

  • Spectacular stained glass

  • Bus stop within 100m

  • Café within 500m

  • Car park at church

  • Dog friendly

  • Level access to the main areas

  • On street parking at church

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • See our Facebook and web pages for information of upcoming events.

  • Church in Wales

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