Beulah: Eglwys Oen Duw (Church of the Lamb of God)
About this churchyard
This lovely churchyard is under a quarter of a hectare in size and is a level site surrounded by hedgerows.
A search of the biological records within the National Biodiversity Network Atlas from the 1km square that encompasses this churchyard contains 342 species. These are mainly bird records with lots of woodland species that are also common in gardens. Some highlights include sparrow hawk, buzzard, tree creeper, pied/white wagtail, spotted flycatcher, tawny owl, greater/lesser spotted woodpecker. There are over 30 yellow meadow ant mounds in this churchyard.
The grassland survey that Caring for God’s Acre and the local community undertook in 2019 discovered some lovely species such as Heath Bedstraw, Cuckooflower, Changing Forget-me-not and Devils bit scabious.
- Wildflower areas
- Wildlife haven
- Preaching Cross
- Great for fungi
- Lichen haven
- Peaceful space for quiet reflection
- Good accessibility
? Dog friendly (please keep on a lead)
? There is sloped access from a small parking area to the burial ground and church entrance.
? Parking available for around 3 cars
Eglwys Oen Duw (Church of the Lamb of God)
Tel: 01591 610 229
There is level access with grass paths and paths surfaced with scalpings.
The nearest toilet is in the church annexe, suitable for disabled users. Baby changing could also be done here, but there is no waist height changing facilities as yet.
There is seating in the burial ground, with back and armrest.
Parking & transport
Nearest ‘bus stop half-a-mile away in Beulah. Nearest train station approx. four miles away in Llanwrtyd.
Refreshments can be sought at the Trout pub in Beulah, when open, half-a-mile away or at ‘Caffi Sosban’ approximately four miles away in Llanwrtyd, closed on Wednesdays and most Sundays.
On our website at www.irfonvalleyparish.co.uk