Llanfair Caereinion

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Llanfair Caereinion
Llanfair Caereinion is located in Powys
Llanfair Caereinion
Llanfair Caereinion
 Llanfair Caereinion shown within Powys
Population 1,810 (2011)
OS grid reference SJ105065
Principal area Powys
Ceremonial county Powys
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district SY21
Dialling code 01938
Police Dyfed-Powys
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Montgomeryshire
List of places

Coordinates: 52°38′56″N 3°19′28″W / 52.64882°N 3.32434°W / 52.64882; -3.32434

Llanfair Caereinion is a small town in Powys, Wales upon the River Banwy (also known as the River Einion), around 8 miles west of Welshpool.

In 2011 the ward had a population of 1,810. The town is built upon the site of an old Roman fort. Llanfair is most famous for being a terminus of the Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway. The site of the Battle of Maes Moydog is nearby.

About 6 miles (9.7 km) to the west of Llanfair is the Foel Studio, a recording studio the clients of which have included Hawkwind, My Bloody Valentine, Van der Graaf Generator, Sparks and many more.[1]

David Cox - Llanfair Church, c.1813


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