Whitland Abbey

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.

National Botanic Gardens of Wales

Llanarthne nr. Carmarthen

Spectacular glasshouse, plants from around the world, award winning gardens.

Aberglasney Gardens

Llangathen Aberglasney is one the County's most exciting garden restoration projects. The garden has been transformed into a plants man's paradise.

Dylan Thomas Boat House


Home to the great poet Dylan Thomas where he spent the last 4 years of his life.

Pembertons Hand made chocolates

Llanboidy Whitland

Museum of Speed Pendine

Explore the history of Pendine's "Sands of Speed" see the beautifully restored car "Babs"

West Wales Centre for crafts

St. Clears Large gallery, artists studios/ workshops and popular coffee house/ restaurant

Glyn-Coch Craft Centre

Pwlltrap near St.Clears Welsh made crafts, woodland walks, children's activities, tea room

Merlins Hill Centre

Abergwilli, Carmarthen Merlin the wizard's home, interesting heritage centre

Gwilli Steam Railway

Bronwydd Arms, Carmarthen Enjoy a heritage steam train ride through the Gwili valley.

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

Llanboidy Road,
Telephone: 01994 448786

Ivy Bush Royal Hotel,
Telephone: 01267 235111

The Old Board School Guest House,
01994 231572

Nantyflin Motel and restaurant
near Whitland
Telephone: 01437 563423

This project under Axis 3 Developing Identity and Distinctiveness program has received funding by The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development, The Welsh Assembly Government and Carmarthenshire County Council.

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