The roots of the name Kidwelly can be traced back to the ancient Welsh name `Cetgueli', which was in use as early as the 9th century. Nowadays, the town of Kidwelly is home to around 3,000 people, who welcome a large number of tourists every year.

Brick and tin production boomed in Kidwelly during the industrial revolution but life is somewhat slower-paced in the town today. The story of life in Kidwelly in the 19th century can be found at the town's Industrial Museum.

Walking around the town, visitors can take in historic landmarks at every turn, from a 14th century bridge and gate, to the Norman Parish Church, to the mighty Kidwelly Castle that dominates the town.

The Castle received a number of alterations as Norman military technology and strategy developed and what remains is a great example of Norman architecture. The castle was used by the Normans as a stronghold in south west Wales from which to secure conquests in that corner of the country.

Summer is a great time to take a holiday in Kidwelly, with the carnival arriving around the middle of the month and the Carmarthenshire countryside in full bloom.

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There are 40 cottages near Kidwelly (Cydweli).

The Old Cow Shed

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Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

  • Sleeps: 16
  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Bathrooms: 6
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Kidwelly (Cydweli) (miles): 2

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£4560-£9831

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Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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£4560-£9831

Sleeps: 16 Bedrooms: 7 Bathrooms: 6 Pets: 1

Tanylan Farm Cottages - Bryntowy

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Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Kidwelly (Cydweli) (miles): 2

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£587-£1102

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Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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£587-£1102

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Shoreline

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Burry Port, Carmarthenshire

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2
  • Distance from Kidwelly (Cydweli) (miles): 4

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£349-£839

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Burry Port, Carmarthenshire

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£349-£839

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Dove Cottage

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Pontyates, near Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2
  • Distance from Kidwelly (Cydweli) (miles): 2

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£419-£949

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Pontyates, near Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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£419-£949

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Trondra House

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Ferryside, Carmarthenshire

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2
  • Distance from Kidwelly (Cydweli) (miles): 3

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£425-£835

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Ferryside, Carmarthenshire

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£425-£835

Sleeps: 3 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Bont Cottage

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Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2
  • Distance from Kidwelly (Cydweli) (miles): 1

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£339-£1299

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Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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£339-£1299

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Victoria House Apartments - Can-Y-Mor

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Llansteffan, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0
  • Distance from Kidwelly (Cydweli) (miles): 4

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£405-£1205

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Llansteffan, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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£405-£1205

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Tanylan Farm Cottages - Coal House

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Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Kidwelly (Cydweli) (miles): 2

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£677-£1485

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Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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£677-£1485

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Tanylan Farm Cottages - Hawton

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Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Kidwelly (Cydweli) (miles): 2

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£587-£1102

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Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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£587-£1102

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

Rhydfach

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Pontyates, near Llanelli , Carmarthenshire

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0
  • Distance from Kidwelly (Cydweli) (miles): 3

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£465-£1149

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Pontyates, near Llanelli , Carmarthenshire

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£465-£1149

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Bronyn Cottage

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Ferryside, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0
  • Distance from Kidwelly (Cydweli) (miles): 3

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£749-£1649

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Ferryside, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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£749-£1649

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Ty Hir

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Pontyates, near Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0
  • Distance from Kidwelly (Cydweli) (miles): 3

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£399-£939

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Pontyates, near Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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£399-£939

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Victoria House Apartments - Victoria House

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Llansteffan, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Kidwelly (Cydweli) (miles): 4

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£529-£1555

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Llansteffan, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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£529-£1555

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Ty Canol

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Llansaint, near Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0
  • Distance from Kidwelly (Cydweli) (miles): 1

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£505-£1325

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Llansaint, near Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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£505-£1325

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Tanylan Farm Cottages - Wrth-y-Nant

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Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Kidwelly (Cydweli) (miles): 2

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£480-£954

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Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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£480-£954

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1