16th May 2016

About Llanbister

The village of Llanbister is a small quiet village nestFullSizeRenderled in the beautiful Welsh countryside. Llanbister is rich in local history, with its origins dating back as far as the early medieval period when St Cynllo set up the village’s first church in the 6th century. Although that church no longer stands the village has an Anglican Church in the centre St Cynllo dating back to the 13th century.

The community enjoys good communication links with the A483 running underneath the village along side the River Ithon.  Llanbister Road is the home to the Heart of Wales railway station commuting from Shrewsbury to Swansea.
Other facilities Llanbister has to offer is the primary school, Llanbister CP School, a children’s play area, a community hall which can be used for many occasions, The Victoria Bed Breakfast, The Lion Hotel and a caravan site.

Llanbister is situated close to beauty spots like the Elan Valley nearby as well as several fantastic walks, including the famous Glyndwr’s Way and Offa’s Dyke.