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.


Gower View ref: W42252

Burry Port Harbour, Carmarthenshire

£0-£761

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4 star rating
Gower View
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This apartment has an amazing location, with views over the sand dunes, and a beach just 150 yards away!
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Awelfryn ref: UK6643

Llandybie, near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

£334-£913

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4 star rating
Awelfryn is situated near the Brecon Beacons National park where you can enjoy an activity holiday with superb walking, mountain biking and horse riding trails.
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Bryngwendraeth ref: W42718

Carway, near Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

£299-£634

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2 star rating
Enjoy the best of both worlds from this cottage, with country and coastline both within easy reach.
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Pantgwyn Farm Cottages - Upper Mill Barn ref: UK6612

White Mill, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

£327-£822

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3 star rating
After a busy day exploring the Brecon Beacons or Cambrian Mountains, relax in the private hot tub and gaze at the stars.
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Ty Hugh ref: OU6

Dryslwyn, near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

£473-£1268

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5 star rating
Beautifully set in 6 acres, this 18th century farmhouse provides every modern comfort and boasts wonderful facilities. Many attractions nearby.
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Milkwood ref: CC632048

Pendine near Amroth, Carmarthenshire

£345-£1117

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4 star rating
This holiday apartment is nestled in a hillside location, surrounded by scenic woodland with panoramic views overlooking Pendine Sands.
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Dyfed 9, Pantglas Hall ref: CC632012

Llanfynydd, Carmarthenshire

£489-£937

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4 star rating
Set within 44 acres of shared woodland with use of many on site facilities including an indoor heated pool.
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Rose Cottage ref: 27854

Pembrey, near Burry Port, Carmarthenshire

£237-£665

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3 star rating
This property is handy for exploring the stunning Millennium Coastal Path with miles of cycling routes to The Gower Peninsula.
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No.5 at Ginhaus ref: UK6279

Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

£459-£1059

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5 star rating
A stylish first floor duplex apartment in the heart of the Carmarthenshire town of Llandeilo - perfect for gin lovers!
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Llanmiloe House Country Cottages - Fletcher Coach House ref: OV8

Llanmiloe, near Pendine, Carmarthenshire

£386-£841

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4 star rating
Wonderfully situated in a beautiful setting, this barn conversion is just ½ mile to the beach.
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Woodlands ref: UK6670

Laugharne, near Pendine, Carmarthenshire

£439-£928

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4 star rating
Within walking distance of Laugharne’s amenities, this detached cottage is a great base for exploring the Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire coastline.
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Elm Cottages - Elm View ref: W42961

Cwmbach, near Whitland, Carmarthenshire

£250-£668

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4 star rating
Explore the Preseli Hills, the coastal footpath and the many beaches in this area, guests will be spoilt for choice!
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Bramble Cottage ref: UK6272

Llanddeusant, near Llangadog, Carmarthenshire

£339-£731

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4 star rating
This lovely property, situated on the owner’s working farm, offers an ideal location to explore the Brecon Beacons National Park.
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Ty Draw ref: UK6521

Garnant, near Ammanford, Carmarthenshire

£276-£804

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3 star rating
Spend a relaxing break at this lovely cottage in south Wales, with a variety of attractions and countryside in the local area to enjoy.
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    5
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    3
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Dildre Cottages - Dildre ref: 27167

Cynghordy, near Llandovery, Carmarthenshire

£371-£553

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4 star rating
Accessed by its own railway crossing, this charming holiday property has solid oak floors and a stream flowing through the grounds.
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