Welcome

St Kentigern built his Church here in AD560. When he returned to Strathclyde in AD573 he left Asaph as his successor. Llanelwy is the Welsh name for the place called St Asaph. It means the sacred religious enclosure on the banks of the River Elwy… read more

The cathedral is open to visitors but currently only on certain days and for limited times.

St Asaph Cathedral have
been awarded a bronze
eco-church award.

Coronavirus (Covid-19) guidance

Update 7th June 2021

Alert Level 2 moving to Alert Level 1

A Practical Advice Update 7th June 2021

Wales is now moving, in incremental stages, from Alert Level 2 to Alert Level 1 and Welsh Government has set out the next steps of relaxing restrictions. This does mean that a wider range of activities are now permitted with greater numbers of people involved but the restrictions on how these activities are undertaken remain.

Details of what Alert Level 2 means in Wales can be found at:

Restrictions from 7 June 2021: frequently asked questions | GOV.WALES

In particular, attention is drawn to:
Gathering with other people: restrictions from 7 June 2021 | GOV.WALES

Read more: Church in Wales website

Help and Support

Some people feel isolated particularly during this current pandemic. Support is available from charities and other organisations.

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We are indebted to both individuals and organisations who provide generous support for the work, music and ministry of this ancient cathedral.