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 39 cottages near Kidwelly (Cydweli).

Three Rivers Farm Cottages - The Cart Shed

3 star rating

Ferryside, Carmarthenshire

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2
  • Distance from Kidwelly (Cydweli) (miles): 3

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£369-£869

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Ferryside, Carmarthenshire

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£369-£869

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

Cwrt-Y-Cadno, Trimsaran

4 star rating

Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0
  • Distance from Kidwelly (Cydweli) (miles): 3

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£410-£809

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Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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£410-£809

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

Gwylfa

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Trimsaran, near Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Kidwelly (Cydweli) (miles): 2

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£359-£915

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Trimsaran, near Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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£359-£915

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

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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£495-£1345

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Ferryside, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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£495-£1345

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 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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£509-£1299

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Llansteffan, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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£509-£1299

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

Hen Ysgol

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Llansaint, near Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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

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£265-£605

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Llansaint, near Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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£265-£605

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

Ty Tarw

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Llangain, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1
  • Distance from Kidwelly (Cydweli) (miles): 4

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£535-£1225

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Llangain, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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£535-£1225

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

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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£395-£1009

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Llansteffan, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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£395-£1009

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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£349-£905

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Pontyates, near Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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£349-£905

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

Adeline

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Pembrey, Carmarthenshire

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2
  • Distance from Kidwelly (Cydweli) (miles): 3

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£269-£699

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Pembrey, Carmarthenshire

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£269-£699

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

Ivy Cottage

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Ferryside, Carmarthenshire

  • Sleeps: 7
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2
  • Distance from Kidwelly (Cydweli) (miles): 3

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£0-£1046

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Ferryside, Carmarthenshire

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Sleeps: 7 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Pen-y-Fedw

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Ferryside, Carmarthenshire

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Number of Pets: 0
  • Distance from Kidwelly (Cydweli) (miles): 3

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£379-£1109

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Ferryside, Carmarthenshire

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£379-£1109

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 Pets: 0

Tanylan Farm Cottages - Coeden Afal

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Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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

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£0-£23038

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Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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

Three Rivers Farm Cottages - Pentre Cottage

4 star rating

Ferryside, Carmarthenshire

  • Sleeps: 7
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2
  • Distance from Kidwelly (Cydweli) (miles): 3

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£589-£1469

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Ferryside, Carmarthenshire

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£589-£1469

Sleeps: 7 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

Three Farm Rivers Cottages - Ty-Canol

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Ferryside, Carmarthenshire

  • Sleeps: 15
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 7
  • Number of Pets: 3
  • Distance from Kidwelly (Cydweli) (miles): 2

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£1259-£2369

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Ferryside, Carmarthenshire

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£1259-£2369

Sleeps: 15 Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 7 Pets: 3