Valle Crucis Abbey

Valle Crucis Abbey
Ruined but well-preserved Cistercian abbe dating from 13th century.

The Abbey Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Valle Crucis Businesses hand-picked by Barnutopiait is known in Welsh both as Abaty Glyn Egwestl and Abaty Glyn y Groes. The abbey was built in 1201 by Madog ap Gruffydd Maelor, Prince of Powys Fadog. Valle Crucis was dissolved in 1537 during the Dissolution of the Monasteries, and subsequently fell into serious disrepair. The building is now a ruin, though large parts of the original structure still survive. Valle Crucis Abbey is now under the care of Cadw.

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Valle Crucis Abbey, Llantysilio, Llangollen, Denbighshire, Wales LL20 8DD

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