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 38 cottages near Kidwelly (Cydweli).

Rose Cottage

3 star rating

Pembrey, near Burry Port, Carmarthenshire

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

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£249-£709

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Pembrey, near Burry Port, Carmarthenshire

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£249-£709

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

Bronyn Cottage

4 star rating

Ferryside, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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

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£449-£1305

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Ferryside, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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£449-£1305

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

Wheelwright Barn

5 star rating

Ferryside, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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

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£859-£2765

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Ferryside, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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£859-£2765

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

Adeline

4 star rating

Pembrey, Carmarthenshire

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

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£265-£739

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Pembrey, Carmarthenshire

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£265-£739

Sleeps: 4 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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£569-£1469

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Ferryside, Carmarthenshire

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£569-£1469

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

Ty Tarw

4 star rating

Llangain, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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

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£439-£1745

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Llangain, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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£439-£1745

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

Ty Canol

4 star rating

Llansaint, near Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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

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£425-£1209

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Llansaint, near Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

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£425-£1209

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

Arfryn

4 star rating

Llansteffan, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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

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£585-£1349

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Llansteffan, near Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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£585-£1349

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1