|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||Llandrindrod Wells|
|Dialling code||+ 44 (0)1597|
|Fire||Mid and West Wales|
Llanyre (Welsh: Llanllŷr) is a village and electoral ward in Radnorshire, Powys, Wales. The community had a population of 1,061 in 2001, increasing to 1,141 at the 2011 Census. It includes the village of Newbridge-on-Wye.
Llanyre is to the west of Llandrindod Wells, in the upper Wye Valley. The area is largely rural, and is probably best known for its fishing and walking opportunities - with easy access to the Elan Valley and Brecon Beacons.
Housing in Llanyre comprises an eclectic mix of nineteenth century stone and brick housing, with newer, more modern housing schemes currently under development.
The electorate of Llanyre ward was 940 in 2005. Local administration is undertaken by the Llanyre Community Council. This is divided into three community wards, consisting of 12 elected members, as such:
- Llanfihangel Helygen - 2 members, 44 electors.
- Llanyre Rural - 5 members, 400 electors.
- Llanyre Village - 5 members, 496 electors.
Meetings are held every third Tuesday in the month, excluding August.
Church of St Llyr
The Church of St Llyr lies to the south of the village, on the west of the A4081 road to Rhayader. Rebuilt entirely from 1885-7, little remains of the original church apart from the very front of the building. The churchyard contains one war grave, of a Royal Flying Corps officer of World War I.
It is a grade II* listed building.
- Llandrindod Golf Course "(3 miles)"
- Gilfach Nature Reserve (8 Miles)
- "Ward/Community population 2011". Retrieved 13 November 2015.
- 2001 Census
- Community No. R18 - LLANYRE Archived 2007-09-29 at the Wayback Machine
- About Llanyre Community Council Archived 2007-04-23 at the Wayback Machine
- Llanyre a Swansea and Brecon Diocesan Church Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine
- CWGC casualty record.
- "Church of St Michael, Llanyre". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 15 December 2013.