Carmarthenshire is the largest County in Wales, situated in the south west, it encompasses coast line, rolling pasture land, the southern tip of the Cambrian Mountains in the north, the verdant Tywi Valley, the dramatic Black Mountain and the western edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park in the east

In the north east of the County at Pumsaint is Dolaucothi Gold Mines, a Roman gold mine set in the wooded hillside, overlooking the lovely Cothi Valley. There are guided tours of the underground workings, gold panning, exhibitions on gold and mining history and working trains on the mine floor.

At the north west of Carmarthenshire on the River Teifi is Newcastle Emlyn with its ruined castle. The river is famous for world-class fishing of sea trout, salmon and brown trout, the town is a popular base for fishermen. To the west at the beautiful Cenarth Falls is the National Coracle Centre, where coracles are made in the workshop. The Teifi Valley Railway, created from a branch line of the Great Western Railway offers a two mile journey through the beautiful Teifi Valley, a chance to enjoy the age of steam. Four miles east of the town the National Woollen Museum tells the story of the woollen industry of Wales, with demonstrations of spinning, weaving and displays of traditional Welsh textiles.

At Whitland in the west of Carmarthenshire is another of the Counties remarkable gardens, Hywel Dda Gardens and Interpretive Centre, commemorates Hywel ap Cadell, 'King of all Wales' in the ninth and early tenth centuries. The only garden in Europe dedicated to the law, the memorial is divided into six small gardens, each representing a section of the law.

The seven mile beach at Pendine Sands in the south west of Carmarthenshire is famous for land speed records, where Malcolm Campbell broke three records. Visit the Pendine Museum of Speed, to see some of the record-breaking vehicles. To the north is Laugharne, with its picturesque castle, overlooking the Taf Estuary. Laugharne was the home of the poet Dylan Thomas, the Boat House where he wrote "Under Milk Wood" is open to the public. To the north is Llansteffan Castle built by the Normans, near the site of an earlier Iron Age hill fort.

Across the estuary on the eastern side of Carmarthen bay is picturesque town Kidwelly with Kidwelly Castle, one of the best preserved medieval castles in the County. Kidwelly Industrial Museum interprets the former industries of Carmarthenshire, tinplate, coal mining and brick manufacture.

To the south is Pembrey Country Park, encompassing Pembrey Forest and the seven mile beach at Cefn Sidan Sands. A superb award winning beach providing the main attraction for visitors but there are a host of family attractions in the adjoining 500 acres of glorious parkland including dry ski slops, tobogganing, pitch and putt, crazy gold and an adventure play ground. Eight miles to the east is Llanelli , an attractive town, situated at the mouth of the River Loughor. The Llanelli Millennium Coastal Park is the largest land reclamation scheme undertaken in Wales, over 2000 acres of industrial wasteland have been restored to create a coastal path and cycleway between Pembrey Country Park and the National Wetland Centre.


Waun Fforest ref: CC632039

Rhydcymerau near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

£358-£843
3 star rating
Waun Fforest
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Perfectly situated for the outdoor enthusiast, with many outdoor activities nearby, or simply relax in this comfortable holiday cottage.
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    6
  • Number of Pets
    3
  • Bedrooms
    3
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    3
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Llanmiloe House Country Cottages - Rose Coach House ref: OV9

Llanmiloe, nr. Pendine, Carmarthenshire

£451-£1192
4 star rating
Nestled in 100 acres of scenic woodland, this traditional, spacious property is nearby plenty of attractions.
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    6
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
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Ty-Gwyn ref: W41232

Cynheidre, nr. Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

£275-£780
3 star rating
This comfortable property is an ideal base from which to explore this beautiful part of Wales, with a walking path within 0.5 miles.
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    6
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    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
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    1
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Y Bwthyn ref: CC632029

Blaenwaun, Carmarthenshire

£337-£648
4 star rating
Set within a 6 acre small holding near the border of both Pembrokeshire and Camarthenshire
 
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    2
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    2
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    1
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Coach House ref: OB3

Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire

£351-£779
4 star rating
This holiday cottage nestles in a quiet Welsh Valley just near Llansteffan on the Towy Estuary, leading to Carmarthen Bay.
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    4
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    2
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    2
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The Coach House ref: HW7789

Newcastle Emlyn, Carmarthenshire

£0-£800
4 star rating
Enjoy the beauty of South Wales from this old coach house within easy reach of attractions for the whole family.
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    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Gwar Nant Cottage ref: CC632055

Rhandirmwyn, nr. Llandovery, Carmarthenshire

£566-£1290
4 star rating
Set in the beautiful Upper Tywi Valley with stunning views and walks from the door, this spacious property with wood burner and enclosed garden is ideal for lovers of the outdoors.
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
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    FRI

Anchor Cottage ref: 26678

Burry Port, Carmarthenshire

£355-£991
4 star rating
Just 200 yards from the beach, this cottage is in a perfect location from which to enjoy a seaside holiday.
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    8
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
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Seren Y Mor ref: CC632052

Pendine near Amroth, Carmarthenshire

£449-£800
4 star rating
A lovely, open plan, ground floor apartment with balcony and terrace enjoying glorious views over the world famous Pendine Sands.
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    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Mwdlwscwm Farm - Ystabl ref: OXN

Llannon, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

£328-£730
4 star rating
Visit the historic villages and towns which enchant this part of Carmarthenshire, from this traditional holiday cottage.
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    3
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Pant-y-Bryn Bach ref: W42590

Llandovery, Carmarthenshire

£253-£511
4 star rating
Guests can even bring their horse on holiday with them at this property, with plenty of bridleways in the area to explore.
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    2
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    0
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    1
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    1
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Cennen Cottages at Rhandir Farm - Rhandir Long House ref: OXJ

Trapp, nr. Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

£563-£1261
5 star rating
Located in excellent walking country, this holiday property commands outstanding views of the Black Mountain and Carreg Cennen Castle.
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    6
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3
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Cennen Cottages - Dolgoed House ref: RA5

Bethlehem, Carmarthenshire

£713-£1585
5 star rating
Dolgoed House is beautifully situated located in the west of the Brecon Beacons National Park, and is also ideal for exploring the Fforest Fawr Geopark.
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    4
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    FRI

Rhiwddu Barns- Beacons Barn ref: OP1

Gwynfe, nr. Llangadog, Carmarthenshire

£1547-£1600
4 star rating
Surrounded by views of the Black Mountains, this property offers fantastic walks nearby, amidst the tumbling waterfalls and shimmering lakes.
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    7
  • Number of Pets
    3
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3
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    FRI

Bronhaul Farm Cottages - The Coach House ref: 28182

Bancyfelin, nr. Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

£362-£871
4 star rating
This is a fantastic touring base, with stunning coastlines, countryside, castles and typical Welsh towns to explore.
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    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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