Llandyrnog

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Llandyrnog
Llandyrnog is located in Denbighshire
Llandyrnog
Llandyrnog
 Llandyrnog shown within Denbighshire
Population 2,522 (2001)
OS grid reference SJ107650
Community Llandyrnog
Principal area Denbighshire
Ceremonial county Clwyd
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DENBIGH
Postcode district LL16
Dialling code 01824
Police North Wales
Fire North Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Vale of Clwyd
List of places
UK
Wales
Denbighshire

Coordinates: 53°10′30″N 3°20′13″W / 53.175°N 3.337°W / 53.175; -3.337

Llandyrnog is a large village in Denbighshire, Wales lying in the valley of the River Clwyd, about 3 miles (4.8 km) from Denbigh and 5 miles (8.0 km) from Ruthin.

Amenities[edit]

Llandyrnog has a local church—St. Tyrnog's—and a small Welsh-language chapel. There are also two pub restaurants, The Kinmel Arms and The White Horse and a pub, the Golden Lion. In the heart of the village there is also a small butchers' shop and a general store which includes a Post Office. Llandyrnog also has a small primary school teaching through the medium of English. The former Chest Hospital, 1 mile (1.6 km) away at Llangwyfan, is now a residential centre for adults with learning disabilities.

The main employer is the ACC Llandyrnog Creamery on the outskirts of the village, which mostly produces hard pressed and cheddar cheese.

The village has good road links to Denbigh and the main A541 road at Bodfari, and is served by buses number 76 and 53.

Llandyrnog has a Glasgow Rangers Supporters' Club, Llandyrnog North Wales RSC, which meets for all away games in the Golden Lion public house. It is the only registered Glasgow Rangers Supporters Club in North Wales.

Notable people[edit]

  • William Roberts (bishop): according to local tradition he was born at Plas Bennett, in the parish of Llandyrnog, Denbighshire, and belonged to the Roberts family that long resided there. He died at the rectory of Llandyrnog, and was buried in the chancel of that church.

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