Ysgubor Wen ref: 30588

Burry Port, near Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

4 Star Self Catering

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Sleeps
10
Sleeps
Bedrooms
5
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
2
Bathrooms
Pets
2
Pets allowed
Changover day
FRI
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  • Barbecue 
  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Ground Floor Facilities 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Games Room 
  • Highchair 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Stairgate 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Baby and Toddler Friendly 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Hot Tubs - Private 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 
  • Celebration Houses 

Description


Situated on the outskirts of a quaint harbour town, Burry Port, on the Loughor estuary this holiday property is only 5 miles west of Llanelli and 17 miles from the City of Swansea. Burry Port is the town where Amelia Earhart landed, becoming the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. This large detached cottage has been lovingly converted a very good standard providing guests with an unforgettable holiday experience in beautiful Carmarthenshire. Conveniently located close to the spectacular Millennium Coastal Path, guests can explore the scenic Pembrey Country Park with eight miles of golden sands at Cefn Sidan, Pembrey must be the only place in Europe where visitors can sunbathe, swim and hunt for shipwrecks on the beaches, then experience the thrill of a toboggan run or race down the parks 130m dry ski slope. Enjoy a round of golf at the famous Jack Nicklaus course, Llanelli, or the Ashburnam links course, Pembrey. Watch live sport at the Llanelli Scarlet’s Rugby Stadium and nearby Ffos Las Racecourse. Or just wind down and relax in the 7 seat hot tub. A short drive inland brings guests to the counties rolling countryside which is scattered with charming market towns including Llandeilo and Carmarthen as well as numerous medieval sites dotted around such as the historic castles of Kidwelly, Carreg Cennen and the 12th century castle of Dinefwr, nestled amongst a tranquil 800-acre park with wild fallow deer running free. The Pembrokeshire border is just a 40-minute drive away and is home to the popular coastal resort of Tenby with its cobbled streets and thrilling leisure attractions. Beach 1 mile. Shop 1 mile, pub and restaurant 500 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living/dining room with patio doors. Kitchen with breakfast area. Games room. 1 double (5ft) bedroom. Shower room with toilet. Separate toilet.

First floor

4 bedrooms: 2 double (one 5ft), 2 bunk. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Two travel cots. Two high chairs. Six Freeview TVs (one 42", one 40", three 32", one 19"). DVD. Stereo/CD. Gas/electric range. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi.

Miscellaneous

Large, enclosed, lawned garden with patio, sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. Ample parking. Hot tub. Games room with pool table, Wii console and dart board.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
  • Distance
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
    Pembrey & Burry Port
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
    0.7 miles
  • Lake

About the local area

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.


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