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.


Three Horseshoes ref: OC1

Llangadog, Carmarthenshire, Carmarthenshire

£424-£1043
5 star rating
Three Horseshoes
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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

Rhiwddu Barns -Adventurers Abode ref: ON8

Gwynfe, near Llangadog, Carmarthenshire, Carmarthenshire

£794-£823
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

Prysg Lodge ref: 29753

Maesycrugiau, near Pencader, Carmarthenshire, Carmarthenshire

£409-£808
4 star rating
Set on the banks of the River Teifi and in a peaceful setting, with fishing available on site.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
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Maes Y Prior Holiday Barns - The Dairy ref: OP3

Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Carmarthenshire

£350-£810
4 star rating
A great base from which to enjoy both countryside and coast, as well as plenty of attractions within easy reach.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
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    FRI

Bay View Cottage ref: HW7744

Pendine, , Carmarthenshire

£417-£1053
3 star rating
Overlooking 7 miles of sandy beach, Bay View Cottage makes a perfect base for visiting many attractions in the Pembrokeshire area.
  • Sleeps
    5
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
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    FRI

Ewyn Y Don ref: CC632053

Pendine near Amroth, Carmarthenshire

£451-£802
5 star rating
A lovely, open plan, first 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

Cennen Cottages at Rhandir Farm - Rhandir Long House ref: OXJ

Trapp, near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, Carmarthenshire

£565-£1263
5 star rating
Located in excellent walking country, this holiday property commands outstanding views of the Black Mountain and Carreg Cennen Castle.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Changeover
    FRI

Blaenffynnon Barn ref: CC632059

Dinas near Newcastle Emlyn, Carmarthenshire

£271-£642
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

Bwthyn-Y-Sgubor ref: CC621003

Penboyr, Drefach Felindre, Carmarthenshire

£359-£634
3 star rating
One of two cottages close to the Teifi River Valley with seasonal shared us of outdoor swimming pool
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Kite Cottage ref: CC632040

near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

£335-£885
4 star rating
Perfect for families, friends or couples, this semi-detached property is wonderfully situated to visit many attractions or to enjoy outdoor activities.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    FRI

The Cart Shed ref: OL2

Rhydgoch, near Golden Grove, Carmarthenshire, Carmarthenshire

£354-£705
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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Rhyblid Fach ref: ORT

Myddfai, Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, Carmarthenshire

£463-£1195
4 star rating
Set in an elevated position within the Brecon Beacons National Park, this converted barn enjoys spectacular views down the valley.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    FRI

Three Rivers Farm Cottages - Pentre Cottage ref: 24574

Ferryside, Carmarthenshire, Carmarthenshire

£528-£1319
4 star rating
With use of a shared indoor swimming and games room in the nearby hotel, children won’t want to leave!
  • Sleeps
    7
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    SAT

Cwm House ref: CC632050

Cilycwm near Llandovery, Carmarthenshire

£584-£1340
4 star rating
A spacious, period property with wood burners and large enclosed play area. A great base for exploring both Carmarthenshire and the Brecon Beacons National Park.
  • Sleeps
    9
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    FRI

Adeline ref: W42822

Pembrey, Carmarthenshire, 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