The village lies mostly within the boundaries of the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village contains the parish church of St. Garmon, of Norman architecture, dating from the 14th century.
In the centre of the village can be found a small, traditional village shop and The Raven Inn public house. Llanarmon-yn-Iâl is located 2 miles from the A494, a main North-South trunk route, and 3 miles away from the A525 and the A5104 roads.
The village is approximately 1.5 miles east of the Offa's Dyke National Trail. The picturesque nature of the village, and the natural beauty of its surroundings, combined with proximity to major routes, make it a popular destination for walkers and other outdoor pursuits enthusiasts.