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).

Ty Hir

3 star rating

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-£919

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Pontyates, near Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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£399-£919

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

Gwylfa

4 star rating

Trimsaran, near Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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

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£375-£1015

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Trimsaran, near Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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£375-£1015

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

Pen-y-Fedw

4 star rating

Ferryside, Carmarthenshire

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

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£545-£1349

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Ferryside, Carmarthenshire

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£545-£1349

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

Ysgubor Wen

4 star rating

Burry Port, near Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

  • Sleeps: 10
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2
  • Distance from Kidwelly (Cydweli) (miles): 4

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£965-£2415

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Burry Port, near Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

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£965-£2415

Sleeps: 10 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

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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£339-£1079

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Ferryside, Carmarthenshire

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£339-£1079

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

Victoria House Apartments - Can-Y-Mor

4 star rating

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-£1479

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Llansteffan, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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£405-£1479

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

Bont Cottage

4 star rating

Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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

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£339-£1389

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Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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£339-£1389

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

Tanylan Farm Cottages - Ty Llo

5 star rating

Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2
  • 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: 2 Pets: 2

Victoria House Apartments - Victoria House

4 star rating

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-£1389

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Llansteffan, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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£529-£1389

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

Springer Cottage

4 star rating

Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire

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

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£435-£1169

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Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire

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£435-£1169

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 4

Moss Cottage

4 star rating

Burry Port, near Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

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

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£395-£1009

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Burry Port, near Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

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£395-£1009

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

Bronyn Farm - The Coach House

5 star rating

Ferryside, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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

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£1245-£2095

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Ferryside, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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£1245-£2095

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

Tanylan Farm Cottages - Coal House

5 star rating

Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2
  • 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: 2

Dove Cottage

4 star rating

Pontyates, near Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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

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£439-£869

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Pontyates, near Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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£439-£869

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

Golwg Y Mor

4 star rating

Burry Port, Carmarthenshire

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

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£465-£1169

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Burry Port, Carmarthenshire

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£465-£1169

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