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.


Bronhaul Farm Cottages - The Coach House ref: 28182

Bancyfelin, nr. Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

£358-£958
4 star rating
Bronhaul Farm Cottages - The Coach House
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This is a fantastic touring base, with stunning coastlines, countryside, castles and typical Welsh towns to explore.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Sheriffs Lodge ref: HW7730

Llangadog, Carmarthenshire

£236-£576
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
    1
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    FRI

Otters Holt ref: HW7080

Talley, nr. LLandeilo, Carmarthenshire

£308-£773
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
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    FRI

Tanylan Farm Cottages - Ty Llo ref: W43266

Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

£303-£1039
5 star rating
Enjoy a great family holiday at this property, with beaches and seaside towns within easy reach.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
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    FRI

The Cart Shed ref: OL2

Rhydgoch, nr. Golden Grove, Carmarthenshire

£345-£667
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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Bryneinon Cottage ref: 23709

Pumpsaint, nr. Llanwrda, Carmarthenshire

£267-£656
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
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    FRI

Maes Y Wawr ref: OX7

Felinfoel, nr. Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

£831-£1774
4 star rating
A unique retreat for families or friends looking to explore the wonders of west Wales. Relax on the terrace and enjoy the coastal view.
  • Sleeps
    10
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Changeover
    FRI

Tanylan Farm Cottages - Wrth-y-Nant ref: W42214

Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

£250-£707
4 star rating
With golf, horse riding and watersports nearby, this property is a perfect base from which to enjoy an active holiday.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    FRI

Springer Cottage ref: CC632024

Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire

£300-£871
4 star rating
Very pet friendly cottage in the village of Llansteffan only 8 miles from the county town of Carmarthen
 
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    6
  • Number of Pets
    4
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1
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    FRI

Glanmwrg Barn ref: OS2

Llangennech, nr. Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

£329-£1039
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
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    FRI

Mwdlwscwm Farm - Y Beudy ref: OH9

Llannon, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

£278-£603
4 star rating
This traditional Welsh holiday cottage is set in tranquil grounds, ideally located for exploring the Welsh countryside.
  • Sleeps
    2
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Y Stabl ref: OM2

Bethlehem, Carmarthenshire

£956-£2196
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
  • Changeover
    FRI

Three Rivers Farm Cottages - The Cart Shed ref: 27257

Ferryside, Carmarthenshire

£315-£740
4 star rating
After a busy day exploring the many attractions in the area, relax in the shared swimming pool and Jacuzzi, located in the nearby hotel.
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Number of Pets
    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
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Beachview ref: 24096

Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

£289-£987
5 star rating
This property has spectacular sea views and is situated on the Carmarthen Coastal Path, with walks from the door.
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Number of Pets
    0
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Changeover
    FRI

Prysg Lodge ref: 29753

Maesycrugiau, nr. Pencader, Carmarthenshire

£265-£763
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
  • Changeover
    SAT