Llanferres shown within Denbighshire
|Population||676 (2001 Census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|UK Parliament||Clwyd West|
|Welsh Assembly||Clwyd West|
The village lies on the eastern slopes of the Clwydian Hills, just south of Moel Famau, and is wholly within the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Offa's Dyke National Trail passes one mile to the southwest of the village. The Parish or Community Council of Llanferres area includes the village of Maeshafn and hamlets of Tafarn-y-Gelyn and Loggerheads.
The parish church, which is dedicated to St. Berres, was mentioned in the 'Lincoln Taxation' of 1291. It was largely rebuilt in 1774/1775, with additions in 1843. There were further additions, and a major restoration, in 1892.
The village sits alongside the Welsh Assembly A494 Trunk Road on bus routes providing access to the nearest towns Mold and Ruthin.
- www.geograph.co.uk: photos of Llanferres and surrounding area
- www.druidinn.com: The Druid Inn Llanferres