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.


Wauntwr Cottages - Bwthyn Bach ref: 29177

Wauntwr, Trelech, Carmarthenshire

£222-£568

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Wauntwr Cottages -  Bwthyn Bach
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Located on the Camarthenshire/Pembrokeshire border, this is the ideal property for that romantic break.
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Bryn Villa ref: UK6246

Llansawel, near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

£335-£826

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This end-terraced property provides comfortable and cosy accommodation for guests looking to explore this beautiful location.
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Shamrock Cottage ref: OGA

Cenarth, Carmarthenshire

£357-£706

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Set within a conservation village and enjoying 7 acres of grounds, this property offers beautifully converted ‘upside down’ holiday accommodation.
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Ty Rhosyn ref: UK6161

Kidwelly, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

£0-£1767

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Ty Rhosyn boasts sea views, a beautiful location and is great for guests wishing to see all that Kidwelly and the surrounding area has to offer.
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Tanylan Farm Cottages - Coal House ref: W43267

Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

£449-£23038

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This beautiful property has a lovely woodburner, perfect for relaxing in front of after a busy day exploring.
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Pen Y Bryn Apartment ref: W42381

Manordeilo, near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

£218-£558

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Perfect for guests looking for a peaceful holiday, with uninterrupted views and amazing scenery to enjoy.
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The Bird House ref: UK6452

Cenarth, near Cardigan, Carmarthenshire

£330-£914

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Ideal for a relaxing family holiday with many activities on site to keep the children entertained. Explore the beaches, castles and market towns nearby.
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Llety-R-Wennol ref: 30495

Llansteffan, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

£419-£1163

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With views over the Towy Estuary, this is the perfect property for that family break.
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Gwar Nant Cottage ref: CC632055

Rhandirmwyn, near Llandovery, Carmarthenshire

£483-£1401

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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.
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Pant-y-Bryn Bach ref: W42590

Llandovery, Carmarthenshire

£260-£575

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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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Cothi ref: UK6407

Pontargothi, near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

£413-£615

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Keen fishermen will enjoy being able to fish for trout literally from the doorstep, when in season, with the River Cothi running alongside.
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Awelfryn ref: UK6643

Llandybie, near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

£354-£913

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Awelfryn is situated near the Brecon Beacons National park where you can enjoy an activity holiday with superb walking, mountain biking and horse riding trails.
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Y Nueadd Country House ref: UK6577

Pentre-Ty-Gwyn, near Llandovery, Carmarthenshire

£714-£781

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Y Nueadd Country House is perfect for large family groups or friends wanting a fun-filled break and to explore the Brecon Beacons.
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Cennen Cottages - Y Stabl ref: OM2

Bethlehem, Carmarthenshire

£1016-£2408

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Located in the west of the Brecon Beacons National Park, this property is ideal for exploring the Fforest Fawr Geopark.
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Yr Efail Argoed ref: W3948

Llanddowror, near Laugharne, Carmarthenshire

£279-£577

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This characterful property is a great base to explore the area, with Oakwood Park, Tenby and the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path nearby.
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