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.


Maesydderwen Holiday Cottages - Kite Cottage ref: CC632040

near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

£326-£947

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Maesydderwen Holiday Cottages - Kite Cottage
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Perfect for families, friends or couples, this semi-detached property is wonderfully situated to visit many attractions or to enjoy outdoor activities.
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Teifi Cottage ref: UK6688

Cwmann, near Lampeter, Carmarthenshire

£276-£639

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Teifi Cottage is a perfect base to discover the Cardigan Bay coastline, and the historic towns of Lampeter and Tregaron.
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Maes Y Prior Holiday Barns - The Parlour ref: OP4

Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

£342-£747

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4 star rating
A peaceful retreat, this traditional Welsh barn is a great base from which to explore many attractions, including castles and leisure parks.
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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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Maes-yr-Adwy ref: 28936

Abergorlech, Carmarthenshire

£345-£1165

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A peaceful location, yet close to the Brecon Beacons, traditional market towns and family attractions.
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    2
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Marlais ref: W42277

Manordeilo, near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

£277-£537

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4 star rating
Relax and enjoy the views from this property, or why not explore the Brecon Beacons National Park.
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Y Bwthyn ref: CC632029

Blaenwaun, Carmarthenshire

£339-£665

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4 star rating
Set within a 6 acre small holding near the border of both Pembrokeshire and Camarthenshire
 
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Dildre Cottages - Dildre ref: 27167

Cynghordy, near Llandovery, Carmarthenshire

£371-£546

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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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Ty Cerrig ref: UK6340

Cwmgors, near Ammanford, Carmarthenshire

£317-£790

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4 star rating
For anyone who loves the great outdoors, this is the place for you. It has an abundance of walking and cycling opportunities on the doorstep.
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Elm Cottages - Elm View ref: W42961

Cwmbach, near Whitland, Carmarthenshire

£255-£659

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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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    2
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    1
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Pendegy Mill - Mill Cottage ref: UK6478

Llanybri, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

£344-£941

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4 star rating
This cottage is a great choice for friends and families to enjoy a holiday in this picturesque area of Wales.
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Y Felin ref: OE6

Near Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

£527-£1542

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4 star rating
Discover breathtaking views of the sea and countryside at this holiday property - the perfect base to explore Carmarthenshire.
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    4
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    4
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Pendine Manor Apartments - Bluebird ref: UK6263

Pendine, near Laugharne, Carmarthenshire

£349-£1125

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4 star rating
With the hometown of Dylan Thomas within easy reach, this spacious first floor apartment is in a great location for touring the area.
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Greymist ref: W41119

Ferryside, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

£284-£386

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3 star rating
Explore beaches and countryside, or just simply curl up in the sun room with a good book and enjoy the views.
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    2
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Wyrddol Cottage ref: W3408

Cil-y-Cwm, near Llandovery, Carmarthenshire

£219-£514

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3 star rating
A great base from which to explore the area, with the Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains nearby.
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