Living Stones Heritage Trail — Llwybr Treftadaeth Meini Bywiol

Living Stones Trail logo The Meini Bywiol – Living Stones Heritage Trail was launched in May 2010 and brought to fruition our long-held vision of establishing a Visitor Trail incorporating a number of historic churches and chapels in this most beautiful part of North Montgomeryshire.
Through the Trail we are able to encourage more visitors to come to an area rich in historical interest and natural beauty which has remained largely undiscovered. The Trail seeks to enhance their experience, exploit neglected assets, contribute to rural regeneration, support local communities and raise awareness of the rich heritage of this area. In addition, we believe we have managed to create greater open access for all, whatever denomination and age, to churches and chapels as important community buildings and places of interest.
In January 2011 a Final Report on the development and establishment processes of the Trail was produced and circulated to our supporters and sponsors. A copy of this Report is available via email on request from Frances Hunt at .
In support of the Trail a leaflet has been produced, and is available at each of the sites and can also be downloaded from the Trail website http://www.living-stones.info/en/
NEW for 2011 are additional leaflets at St Melangell’s, Pennant Melangell; St Dogfan’s, Llanrhaeadr Ym Mochnant (new guidebook); Capel Goffa Ann Griffiths, Dolanog, and Capel Goffa John Hughes, Pont Robert; and booklets on Capel Seion, Llanrhaeadr Ym Mochnant; Capel Sardis, Llanwddyn and Capel Pendref, Llanfyllin.
NEW from Easter 2011 at each site will be Tourist Information Folders, displaying details of amenities in each local area.
The 15 individual Churches and Chapels on the Trail lie along three valleys at the foot of the Berwyn mountains. Do please take time to visit as many of these as possible – you will be made very welcome!

Trail One - The Vale of Meifod and Vyrnwy Valley Trail - Churches & Chapels

St Tysilio & St Mary, Meifod

The Ann Griffiths Memorial Chapel, Dolanog

The John Hughes Memorial Chapel, Pontrobert

St Wddyn, Llanwddyn

Sardis Chapel, Llanwddyn

Trail Two - The Cain Valley Trail - Churches & Chapels

St Ffraid, Llansantffraid

St Garmon, Llanfechain

St Myllin, Llanfyllin

Pendref Chapel, Llanfyllin

Christ Church, Bwlch-y-Cibau

Trail Three - The Tanat Valley Trail - Churches & Chapels

St Silin, Llansilin

St Cedwyn, Llangedwyn

St Dogfan, Llanrhaeadr Ym Mochnant

Seion Chapel, Llanrhaeadr Ym Mochnant

St Melangell, Pennant Melangell


Further information on the Project is available from the Secretary of he Steering Group Frances C Hunt at .

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Last updated 24th March 2011.