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Things to do in Llanfihangel Glyn Myfyr, North Wales

Llanfihangel Glyn Myfyr is approx 3 miles from the village of Cerrigydrudion and 10 miles from the market town of Ruthun (Ruthin). The village is situated on the B 5105, which runs between these two places.

Rainbow over Llanfihangel glyn Myfyre © Keith Dunderdale
Rainbow over Llanfihangel glyn Myfyre © Keith Dunderdale

The village has a pub, the 'Crown Inn' which has a camping ground for people who enjoy peaceful camping by the river and in the evening a pint in the pub, with a real log fire.

River Allven Llanfihangle Glyn Myfyr © Keith Dunderdale
River Allven © Keith Dunderdale

For walkers, the 'Taith Clwyd' ( The Clwydian Way footpath ) passes very near to the pub and the village.

There are no shops in the village, but a mobile shop arrives each Monday afternoon, but there are shops three miles away at Cerrigydrudion.

Sheep grazing Llanfihangel Glyn Myfyr © Keith Dunderdale
© Keith Dunderdale

The river that runs down the valley passed St Michael's church (worthy of a visit ) and the campsite, then under the bridge by the pub is the Afon Alwen (River Alwen), where fishing is available, permits can be obtained from the Crown Inn.

Country scene Llanfihangel Glyn Mtfyre © Keith Dunderdale
© Keith Dunderdale

The river starts its journey from the Alwen reservoir on the 'Brenig' about 5 miles away, the Forestry Commission manages a vast area of forest and open space.

The forest area is reputed to be the largest outside Scotland, the main reservoir the 'Llyn Brenig', has a visitor centre.

St. Michael's Church Llanfihangel Glyn Myfyr © Keith Dunderdale
St. Michael's Church © Keith Dunderdale

Fishing permits and boat hire are available at the centre.

The area has many interesting walks, also an Archaeology Trail, the area is open for horse riding, cycling and walking.

If you would like a holiday or short break within easy driving distance of Snowdonia, Ruthun, Roman Chester and the North West Coast of Wales, this is the area to visit with its wonderful scenery and outdoor activities.

Description by Keith Dunderdale

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