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.


Bramble Cottage ref: UK6272

Llanddeusant, near Llangadog, Carmarthenshire

£339-£731

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Bramble Cottage
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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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The Cottage ref: W40812

Cross Hands, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

£213-£524

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3 star rating
After a busy day exploring the stunning Welsh coastline, curl up in front of the woodburner!
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Maes Y Prior Holiday Barns - The Coach House ref: OP5

Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

£513-£1406

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4 star rating
Enjoy an abundance of outdoor activities from this property, including bird watching, horse riding, walking and golf.
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  • Bedrooms
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    3
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Llety Mieri Country Cottages - Dinefwr ref: 30880

Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

£384-£786

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4 star rating
Close to River Towy and within easy reach of the Brecon Beacons, this is a delightful location with many places to visit.
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Bryn Marlais Cottage ref: CC632035

Brechfa, Carmarthenshire

£299-£621

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4 star rating
Self contained annexe in a tranquil setting only a mile from Brechfa. 
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Pendegy Mill - The Granary ref: UK6477

Llanybri, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

£353-£970

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4 star rating
This delightful cottage is nestled in the stunning Carmarthenshire countryside, ideal for walking, cycling or simply relaxing.
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Pendine Manor Apartments - Landsker ref: UK6265

Pendine, near Laugharne, Carmarthenshire

£376-£1125

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Spend a day walking round Colby Woodland Gardens and discover the secret Valley Gardens with woodland walks and wild flower meadows.
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The Mill Farmhouse (Ty Fferm Y Felin) ref: OX2

Llandybie, near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

£386-£1198

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4 star rating
Located in the village of Llandybie, this holiday property is an ideal base for exploring the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons.
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  • Bedrooms
    3
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Ty Newydd - Swallows Nest ref: UK6360

Salem, near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

£260-£682

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3 star rating
This detached lodge is a great base from which to explore many attractions, including Dinefwr Castle and Dolaucothi Gold Mines.
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    2
  • Bedrooms
    2
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Maesydderwen Holiday Cottages - The Lodge ref: CC632044

near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

£326-£717

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4 star rating
Relax in the hot tub and enjoy beautiful views, this detached holiday property is just perfect for a romantic getaway.
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The Coach House at Stable Cottage ref: UKC1785

Derwydd, near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

£325-£657

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4 star rating
With walks from the doorstep, guests can enjoy a leisurely walk enjoying the countryside, before retiring back to this delightful Grade II listed home.
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Pen Y Bryn Apartment ref: W42381

Manordeilo, near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

£218-£565

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4 star rating
Perfect for guests looking for a peaceful holiday, with uninterrupted views and amazing scenery to enjoy.
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Rose Cottage ref: UK6318

Pendine, near Laugharne, Carmarthenshire

£294-£861

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3 star rating
Enjoy beautiful views from this holiday property, which lies within easy reach of many top attractions.
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  • Number of Pets
    1
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Yr Efail Argoed ref: W3948

Llanddowror, near Laugharne, Carmarthenshire

£279-£577

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4 star rating
This characterful property is a great base to explore the area, with Oakwood Park, Tenby and the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path nearby.
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Cennen Cottages at Blaenllynnant, Ysgubor Fawr ref: OXK

Gwynfe, Llangadog, Carmarthenshire

£717-£2014

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5 star rating
This property forms part of Blaenllynnant Farm, the home of Sir John Williams who was physician to Queen Victoria.
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    1
  • Bedrooms
    4
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    4
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