Stained Glass in Wales | Gwydr Lliw yng Nghymru

Visiting stained glass

Church of St Mary and St Michael, Llanarth, MonmouthshireArchitectural stained glass is commonly found in places of worship but may also be found in some other public buildings and private houses.

The Church in Wales
The vast majority of pictorial stained glass is found in Anglican parish churches in the ownership of the Representative Body of the Church in Wales. Further information and links to parish websites may be found on the diocesan pages.

Churches Tourism Network Wales
Information about churches open for visitors.

Friends of Friendless Churches
A Trust that preserves redundant historic churches in England and Wales, many of which are usually open for visitors.

Wrexham Open Church Network
Church trail with information on visiting churches in and around Wrexham.

Medieval Denbighshire
Visitor information for medieval sites and buildings in Denbighshire, including many historic churches.

Sacred Doorways
New church trail in the Conwy valley (website currently under development).

Meini Bywiol
Church trail including 15 churches and chapels in north Mongomeryshire.

Peaceful Places
Churches and chapels in North Ceredigion.

Saints & Stones Pilgrimage
Several church trails centred around routes to St Davids.

Visit Vale Churches
Visitor information about churches in the Vale of Glamorgan.

The following sites are also useful sources of information for many of the sites included in the catalogue:

Online database of the National Monuments Record of Wales, listing information about the historic environment of Wales.

CPAT Historic Churches Survey
Detailed architectural survey of pre-nineteenth century parish churches in the former counties of Clwyd and Powys.

National Library of Wales - project partnerUniversity of Wales, Trinity Saint David - project partnerCentre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies
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