Welcome to Carmarthenshire - The Garden of Wales
This wonderful county with its ancient market towns, historic castles, and beautiful National trust properties and Gardens.
The scenery with its varied landscape. Dramatic and rugged mountains to rolling hills, picturesque rivers and some of the best beaches in the UK.
The wealth of activities on offer include championship Golf, Fishing, Cycle paths, Pony trekking, Motorsports, Walking, to name but a few. As well as museums, theatres and art galleries the National Showground, which is in Carmarthen, is host to many local and national festivals and events throughout the year.
The only challenge you will have is deciding what to do!
We are very lucky to have a charming village pub, The Red Lion, just 1 mile along the lane from the B&B a warm Welsh welcome awaits you.
Carmarthen and the surrounding area has a wide choice of pubs and restaurants. From the small independent like Y Polyn, Hamilton's Brasserie and Angel Vault to the larger chain restaurants such as Toby Carvery , Harvester and Weatherspoons.
Local Links & Places to Visit
Ffos Las has brought top class racing back to West Wales for the first time since 1937. The setting is magnificent. It is surrounded by rolling hills and countryside with views down the Gwendraeth valley to Carmarthen Bay.
Tel 01554 811092 | website: www.ffoslasracecourse.com
Cefn Sidan Beach & Pembrey Country Park
Cefn Sidan beach has been described as one Europe's best. This blue flag beach has at least 7 miles of golden sand edged by a belt of sand dunes. It forms part of Pembrey Country Park with its 200 hectares of grassland and forest. A variety of leisure activities include:- cycle hire, woodland trails, dry ski slope, adventure playground, pony trekking and mini golf.
Tel 01554 833913
This medieval castle is one of the most complete and best preserved in Wales . Views from the top across the Gwendraeth valley and out towards Pembrey are stunning. The town itself is equally ancient dating back to 1115AD.
Tel 01554 890104 | Website: www cadw.wales.gov.uk
National Botanical Gardens
The Botanical gardens have the worlds largest single span glasshouse home to plants from around the world, a tropical house and a beautifully restored double walled garden.
Tel 01558 668768 | Website: www.gardenofwales.org.uk
Millennium Coastal Path and Park
The Millennium coastal path is 22km pedestrian walkway and cycle way along the south coast of Carmarthenshire. The path runs through the Coastal Park offering a continuous traffic free route linking the National Wetlands, Bury Port, Millennium Quay and Discovery Centre through to Pembrey Country Park.
Tel 01554 777744 | Website: Millennium Coastal Path
Pembrey Racing Circuit
The Pembrey race track was said to be Ayrton Senna’s favourite track! It is deemed to be the home of Welsh motorsport providing racing for cars, motorcycles, karts and trucks. With a vast programme of events throughout the year this makes for an enjoyable day out.
Tel 01554 891042 | Website: www.barc.net