The Cisterian Mother Abbey of Wales founded 1140, known from their white clothing as the "White Monks".
Dinefwr Park and Castle
Newton House set in Dinefwr Park steeped in history with beautiful scenery, walks and views.
Dinefwr Castle was the principal Llys or Court from where Hywel Dda ruled Deheubarth. Hywel Dda's grandfather, Rhodri Mawr, built Dinefwr Castle and the white cattle at Dinefwr are a special breed that go back to the days of Hywel Dda.
- Telephone 01558 823902
National Botanic Gardens of Wales
Llanarthne nr. Carmarthen
Spectacular glasshouse, plants from around the world, award winning gardens.
- Telephone 01558 667148/9
Llangathen Aberglasney is one the County's most exciting garden restoration projects. The garden has been transformed into a plants man's paradise.
- Telephone: 01558 668998
Dylan Thomas Boat House
Home to the great poet Dylan Thomas where he spent the last 4 years of his life.
- Telephone: 01994 427420
Pembertons Hand made chocolates
- Telephone: 01994 448800
Museum of Speed Pendine
Explore the history of Pendine's "Sands of Speed" see the beautifully restored car "Babs"
- Telephone: 01994 453488
West Wales Centre for crafts
St. Clears Large gallery, artists studios/ workshops and popular coffee house/ restaurant
- Telephone: 01994 231826
Glyn-Coch Craft Centre
Pwlltrap near St.Clears Welsh made crafts, woodland walks, children's activities, tea room
- Telephone: 01994 231867
Merlins Hill Centre
Abergwilli, Carmarthen Merlin the wizard's home, interesting heritage centre
- Telephone: 01267 237808
Gwilli Steam Railway
Bronwydd Arms, Carmarthen Enjoy a heritage steam train ride through the Gwili valley.
- Telephone: 01267 238213
Other Places to visit locally
Tenby, St.David's Cathedral Beautiful Pembrokeshire beaches and coastal path Oakwood leisure park
The Hywel Dda Centre is a Alternative Tourism Information Outlet for Carmarthenshire County Council
Croft Farm Guesthouse and Country Cottages Ludchurch,
Pembrokeshire SA67 8JA
Telephone: 01834 831661
Telephone: 01994 448786
Ivy Bush Royal Hotel,
Telephone: 01267 235111
The Old Board School Guest House,
Telephone: 01437 563423