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

£244-£539
4 star rating
Wauntwr Cottages -  Bwthyn Bach
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Located on the Camarthenshire/Pembrokeshire border, this is the ideal property for that romantic break.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    1
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    1
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Pendine Heights ref: CC632049

Pendine near Amroth, Carmarthenshire

£369-£837
4 star rating
Located in the village of Pendine, this ground floor apartment is the ideal holiday base for discover Pembrokeshire and the coast.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Red Kite Lodge ref: HW7081

Talley, nr. LLandeilo, Carmarthenshire

£308-£800
3 star rating
Ideally placed for exploring the surrounding area, with Dolaucothi goldmines, and Dan-Yr-Ogof caves nearby.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Bronhaul Farm Cottages - Tŷ Cuddfan ref: 27252

Bancyfelin, nr. Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

£250-£536
4 star rating
Explore the Pembrokeshire coastline, Presili Hills and rural countryside from this property, the choices are endless!
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    2
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    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
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    1
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Bont Cottage ref: 29385

Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

£280-£914
4 star rating
A great base for those looking for an active holiday, with picturesque coastal walks, horse riding, golf and dry ski slopes nearby.
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    6
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    FRI

Mara Cottage ref: OW3

Dinas, nr. Crymych, Carmarthenshire

£267-£605
4 star rating
Conveniently located on the borders of Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire, visit the wonders of both counties from this traditional Welsh barn conversion.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    FRI

Springer Cottage ref: CC632024

Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire

£317-£851
4 star rating
Very pet friendly cottage in the village of Llansteffan only 8 miles from the county town of Carmarthen
 
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    4
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    FRI

Rose Cottage ref: 29522

Horeb, nr. Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

£276-£821
4 star rating
Set in a wonderful rural location, Rose Cottage is an excellent touring base for a family or couples looking to explore west Wales.
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    4
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    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Clyn Felin Bungalow ref: CC621005

Cwm Morgan, Newcastle Emlyn, Carmarthenshire

£432-£447
4 star rating
Set in beautiful surroundings located just outside the rural hamlet of Cwm Morgan
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    2
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Ty Cerrig Farmhouse ref: OU7

St Clears, nr. Laugharne, Carmarthenshire

£1084-£2379
5 star rating
With a hot tub, games room and large enclosed garden, this is the perfect place for a family holiday!
  • Sleeps
    10
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Changeover
    FRI

Glanmwrg Barn ref: OS2

Llangennech, nr. Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

£407-£993
4 star rating
Explore the Millennium Coastal Path, which leads you along the idyllic shores, with spectacular views of the Gower Peninsula (AONB).
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    6
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3
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Cennen Cottages - Y Stabl ref: OM2

Bethlehem, Carmarthenshire

£957-£2259
5 star rating
Located in the west of the Brecon Beacons National Park, this property is ideal for exploring the Fforest Fawr Geopark.
  • Sleeps
    10
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    5
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    FRI

The Cart Shed ref: OL2

Rhydgoch, nr. Golden Grove, Carmarthenshire

£352-£680
4 star rating
This former cart shed is situated at the head of a beautiful secluded valley. Carmarthenshire’s best attractions are within easy reach.
  • Sleeps
    3
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    FRI

The Coach House ref: 30793

Llangain, nr. Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire

£320-£818
3 star rating
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This ground floor property is located just 2 miles away from Llansteffan and its beach - an ideal family holiday base.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    FRI

Otters Holt ref: HW7080

Talley, nr. LLandeilo, Carmarthenshire

£308-£800
3 star rating
Traditional stone cottage, with original features, including beams throughout, close to Llandeilo.
  • Sleeps
    5
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI