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.


Ffynnon Rhosfa Farm Cottages - The Stables ref: 30674

Llannon, near Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

£297-£767
3 star rating
Ffynnon Rhosfa Farm Cottages - The Stables
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Enjoy this well-presented holiday cotage, with shared use of 8-acre grounds and spectacular views of the Black Mountains.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Changeover
    SAT

Ivy Cottage ref: 28770

Drefach Felindre, near Newcastle Emlyn, Carmarthenshire

£286-£773
3 star rating
With castles, the Brecon Beacons and the National Botanic Gardens of Wales, guests will be spoilt for choice for things to do!
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT

Talbot Mews ref: CC632058

Pwll near Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

£524-£959
4 star rating
A section of a former pub dating back to the 1850’s with spacious living areas and a large balcony enjoying views of the Gower Peninsula.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    FRI

Seren Y Mor ref: CC632052

Pendine near Amroth, Carmarthenshire

£451-£802
4 star rating
A lovely, open plan, ground floor apartment with balcony and terrace enjoying glorious views over the world famous Pendine Sands.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Ty Rhosyn ref: UK6161

Kidwelly, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

£661-£1767
4 star rating
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.
  • Sleeps
    10
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    4
  • Changeover
    FRI

Sheriffs Lodge ref: HW7730

Llangadog, , Carmarthenshire

£255-£629
3 star rating
Set over three floors, Sheriffs Lodge is in a perfect location for visiting many attractions within the Brecon Beacons area.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Three Horseshoes ref: OC1

Llangadog, Carmarthenshire

£424-£1043
5 star rating
This property is in a superb location for walking in the Brecon Beacons, with walks from the doorstep.
  • Sleeps
    5
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    SAT

Bryn Villa ref: UK6246

Llansawel, near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

£0-£805
4 star rating
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This end-terraced property provides comfortable and cosy accommodation for guests looking to explore this beautiful location.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT

Gower Reach ref: UK6171

Llwynhendy, near Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

£475-£1377
4 star rating
New!
This delightful property is ideal for gatherings for families and friends, relax in the summerhouse or star gaze from the hot tub.
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Changeover
    FRI

Red Kite Feeding Centre Holiday Lets - Red Kite View ref: 29493

Llanddeusant, near Llangadog, Carmarthenshire

£267-£744
4 star rating
Set in the Brecon Beacons, this first floor apartment is the ideal base from which to enjoy walking, cycling and bird watching.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    FRI

Rhiwddu Barns- Beacons Barn ref: OP1

Gwynfe, near Llangadog, Carmarthenshire

£1549-£1597
4 star rating
Surrounded by views of the Black Mountains, this property offers fantastic walks nearby, amidst the tumbling waterfalls and shimmering lakes.
  • Sleeps
    7
  • Number of Pets
    3
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Changeover
    FRI

Maes Y Prior Holiday Barns - The Coach House ref: OP5

Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

£527-£1469
4 star rating
Enjoy an abundance of outdoor activities from this property, including bird watching, horse riding, walking and golf.
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Changeover
    FRI

Adeline ref: W42822

Pembrey, Carmarthenshire

£248-£631
4 star rating
With walking, cycling and golf available locally, this is an ideal base to enjoy outdoor activities!
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Rhiwddu Barns -Ramblers Retreat ref: ON9

Gwynfe, near Llangadog, Carmarthenshire

£889-£926
4 star rating
Providing an ideal base for a couple, this property is located in the Brecon Beacons – a natural playground for exploration.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Wren Cottage ref: CC632043

near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

£326-£813
4 star rating
Explore charming market towns in this wonderful area. An ideal location for bird watching and fishing.
  • Sleeps
    3
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT