the story of St Collen the story of St Tysilio


  early history people places schools life & leisure stories, myths & legends farming & rural life  
  llangollen in uniform churches chapels & religion road rail & canal shops & businesses mills & other industries mining & quarrying  

Welcome to the History of Llangollen and Llantysilio

Discover a little of the fascinating history of this unique area in the borderlands of Wales. This Site will guide you through some of the different aspects of the heritage of the region, from the Stone Age, through the Romans and the Normans and on into the last two centuries. You can find out about the people and places, stories myths and legends, shops and businesses and many other areas of the history. You can browse through the picture archive or even try the simple quiz. Please click on any of the above buttons to find out more.

The web site only gives a small glimpse at the wonderful heritage that can be found in this area. If you want to find out more then do come and visit Llangollen Museum where there is a wealth of information, both on display and in the archives, about Llangollen and the surrounding area. Click here for more about the museum...