St Grwst

Hello, we are St Grwst church, dating from the early 15th century and located in the heart of Wales in the tranquil market town of Llanrwst.

About this church

Our walls have seen over 550 years of rich history and religion and are the home to many a story, legend and myth.

Come visit us and lose yourself in our stories, beautiful architecture and breathtaking surroundings. Try your hand at brass rubbing, meet Hywel Coetmor, see what's old, and see what's new.

You'll find us just off the town square, where you can relax in one of the cafes, or stroll over the Afon Conwy River and enjoy a cream tea at famous tearoom.


Enjoy a virtual tour here:

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Magnificent memorials
  • Enchanting atmosphere
  • Fascinating churchyard
  • Wildlife haven
  • Social heritage stories
  • National heritage here
  • Famous connections

Visitors information

  • Bus stop within 100m
  • Train station within 250m
  • Level access to the main areas
  • Parking within 250m
  • Accessible toilets in church
  • Café within 500m
  • Dog friendly
  • Walkers & cyclists welcome
  • Wifi
  • Church shop or souvenirs

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