St Mary

The charm of this country church is the view of the north and west escarpments of the Black Mountains.

Llanywern, Powys

Opening times

The church is always open and has easy access.


NP18 2DN

This is a small 14th century church scarcely touched in the 19th century except for the windows, and reroofed and redecorated in 2005. It has a 13th century font and some 18th century monuments. Note the two large buttresses on the north wall. The churchyard was and is a bog, hence the name. Church registers date from 1653.

  • Wildlife haven

  • Glorious furnishings

  • Fascinating churchyard

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • Captivating architecture

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Space to secure your bike

  • Parking within 250m

  • On street parking at church

  • Level access to the main areas

  • Dog friendly

  • Church in Wales

Contact information

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