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.


Afallon Cottage ref: 23879

Manordeilo, nr. Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

£282-£633
4 star rating
Afallon Cottage
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The beach at Llansteffan is just a short drive away from this property which is set in 4 acres of grounds.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    SAT

Henllys Lodge ref: CC632034

Cilycwm, Llandovery, Carmarthenshire

£430-£1362
5 star rating
Spacious and luxurious eco-friendly detached house for 8 set in rural Carmarthenshire
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3
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    SAT

Rhiwddu Barns -Adventurers Abode ref: ON8

Gwynfe, nr. Llangadog, Carmarthenshire

£792-£821
4 star rating
Surrounded by panoramic views of the Black Mountains, this holiday property is located within the Brecon Beacons National Park (AONB).
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    FRI

Heddfan ref: 24870

Heddfan, Millenium Quay, Carmarthenshire

£265-£773
4 star rating
Situated on the Carmarthen Coastal Path, this sea front apartment offers views of the sea, beach and the Gower Peninsula.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Ty Bach ref: CC632025

Felingwm Uchaf near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

£347-£707
4 star rating
Stone detached retreat nestled within 120 acres of beautiful countryside yet only 7 miles from Carmarthen
 
  • Sleeps
    5
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
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The Old Forge ref: CC632032

Golden Grove near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

£292-£457
4 star rating
A one bedroomed retreat on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Tanylan Farm Cottages - Coeden Afal ref: W41764

Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

£340-£23036
4 star rating
After a busy day spent exploring the Pembrokshire coast, curl up in front of the woodburner with a glass of wine or relax in the hot tub.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Bryneinon Cottage ref: 23709

Pumpsaint, nr. Llanwrda, Carmarthenshire

£270-£437
4 star rating
This property is situated at the foot of the Cambrian Mountains, where outdoor pursuits can be enjoyed.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Talbot Mews ref: CC632058

Pwll near Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

£383-£957
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

Pen-y-Fedw ref: W42497

Ferryside, Carmarthenshire

£338-£1041
4 star rating
Guests can enjoy a peaceful setting at this property, yet the coast and many of Carmarthenshire’s attractions are within easy reach.
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Changeover
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Parc Y Bryn Lodge ref: OC2

Ferryside, Carmarthenshire

£370-£1047
5 star rating
Enjoying an elevated position overlooking the estuary of Camarthen Bay and countryside, this property is within walking distance from the beach.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Owl Cottage ref: CC632041

Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

£356-£899
4 star rating
Beautifully situated within the Brecon Beacons National Park, this delightful holiday property boasts a private hot tub and enclosed garden.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI

Coast View Cottage ref: HW7745

Pendine, Carmarthenshire

£416-£1053
3 star rating
A walkers paradise within easy reach of the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path and Preseli Hills.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    SAT

Glanmwrg Barn ref: OS2

Llangennech, nr. Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

£350-£1041
4 star rating
Explore the Millennium Coastal Path, which leads you along the idyllic shores, with spectacular views of the Gower Peninsula (AONB).
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Changeover
    FRI

Blaenffynnon Barn ref: CC632059

Dinas near Newcastle Emlyn, Carmarthenshire

£266-£640
4 star rating
Enjoy delightful views from this single storey barn conversion. Full of character with a large garden and cosy wood burner, its ideal all year round.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Changeover
    FRI