Activities and Attractions
Aberglasney is quite simply one of Wales’ finest gardens; with a unique Elizabethan cloister garden at its heart, Aberglasney offers the opportunity to explore more than 10 acres of magnificent gardens surrounding an historic Grade II listed house.
Brechfa Forest is part of Cothi valley, providing walkers, cyclists and horse riders with beautiful circular routes to explore.
Brecon Beacons National Park
Natural caves, stunning landscapes, historic castles, museums, rural food & drink, music and literature – Brecon has them all and more!
Carmarthenshire County Museum
Located in an ancient building which sits in parkland in the glorious Tywi valley, the museum’s eleven galleries cover 50,000 years of history.
Dinefwr Park & Castle
Dinefwr is an iconic place in the history of Wales; a magical land of power and influence for more than 2,000 years, its two forts are evidence of a dominant Roman presence, whilst the powerful Lord Rhys held court at Dinefwr and influenced decisions in Wales.
Dolaucothi Gold Mines
These unique gold mines are set amid wooded hillsides overlooking the beautiful Cothi Valley.
Dylan Thomas Boathouse
The Boathouse was the home of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas for the last four years of his life. It was here, in the Writing Shed above the Boathouse with its remarkable and inspiring views of four estuaries, that he created some of his most notable works.
Gwili Steam Railway
Restored standard gauge railway near Carmarthen. Includes timetable and calendar of events.
Built in the 13th century, this impressive relic of ancient times stands overlooking the estuary; both Dylan Thomas and author Richard Hughes penned several works in the castle’s summerhouse.
One of the most notable historic properties in Llanelli, visitors can experience Georgian life in the days of Sir Thomas and Lady Stepney (please note the upper floors are only accessible via guided tour).
Museum of Speed, Pendine
Explore Pendine’s famous history as the ‘Sands of Speed’. The museum overlooks the long beach famous for attempts at the world land speed record and motor bike racing.
National Botanic Gardens
Set in the beautiful Carmarthenshire countryside, the Garden is a fascinating blend of the modern and historic. Features include an inspiring range of themed gardens, the world’s largest single-span glasshouse, an Edwardian pharmacy and Bee Garden.
National Wool Museum
Housed in the former historic Cambrian Mills, visitors can learn how wool was historically the most important and widespread of Wales’s industries. Raised walkways give a unique view of textiles in production at Melin Teifi, the site’s commercial woollen mill, while the Textile Gallery displays aspects of the National Flat Textile Collection.