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Dog Friendly Countryside Walks

Dog friendly coastal walks in Carmarthenshire

A Selection of Dog Friendly Walks.. you are spoilt for choice! You have found the perfect holiday, now all you need is the perfect walk to make you holiday complete.

Carreg Cennen Castle

Dog friendly countryside walks in Carmarthenshire

Majestically standing some 900ft above the River Cennen on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park, there are few castles in Europe which can boast a more spectacular location than Carreg Cennen. There are two dog friendly trails you can follow here. One leads to the hilltop castle where you will be amazed by the wide, panoramic views. The other takes you around the foot of the hill upon which the castle stands, and along the tranquil River Cennen.
NB: Take care around the sheep and cattle in the surrounding fields. Dogs should be kept under close control or on a lead.
carregcennencastle.com ›        Carreg Cennen Walk ›        Map ›

Pembrey Country Park

Dog friendly countryside walks in Carmarthenshire

One of Wales’s most popular visitor attractions, and adjoining the eight mile Cefn Sidan beach, Pembrey Country Park is as much about coast as it is country. The park boasts a range of family activities including an adventure playground, train rides, dry ski slope, toboggan run, pitch and putt and crazy golf. For the dog, acres of stunning forestry and wide open parkland make an ideal poochy playground. Pembrey Country Park welcomes dogs which are kept under control. There are a number of dog litter bins and together with the beach, the park truly is a limitless playground for dog owners. The Park is also the venue for the annual "Dog's Day Out" event which takes place every September.
Pembrey Country Park ›        Map ›

Dinefwr Park & Castle, Llandeilo

Dog friendly countryside walks in Carmarthenshire

Fabulous walks to stretch those dog and human legs over some fantastic landscapes - a gentle trot around the White Park Cattle walk seeing the cattle and calves or a more challenging uphill climb to Dinefwr Castle where you and your dog can view the Towy valley. Stop off for a snack at the outlet in the car park. For the enjoyment of all visitors, dogs are asked to be kept on a lead and dog waste picked up. Areas not accessible for dogs (except assistance dogs) are the ancient deer park, boardwalk and Newton House. There is a National Trust holiday cottage at Dinefwr. Penparc, which welcomes dogs, allows visitors to stay on the estate with easy access to all these great dog friendly walks.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk        Map ›

Brechfa & Abergorlech

Dog friendly countryside walks in Carmarthenshire

If you crave a fresh air experience in a landscape that is diverse and varied, then put on your walking boots and explore the Brechfa Forest. With its dramatic views and deeply cut river valleys, together with the fact that the area is free from any livestock, the Brechfa Forest in Carmarthenshire’s rural central region offers superb dog walking opportunities. Nearby Abergorlech also has some great dog friendly walks. The Black Lion is a great place to stop over, dog friendly, with a riverside beer garden.
www.forestry.gov.uk ›        Brechfa Walk ›        Map ›

Llyn y Fan Fach & Llyn y Fan Fawr

Dog friendly countryside walks in Carmarthenshire

The wild and rugged area around Llyn Y Fan, on the western edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park, has been in the spotlight for centuries. It was home to the medieval Physicians of Myddfai, sons to the legendary lady of the Lake and today is the Welsh country residence of HRH Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall. A 10-mile challenging circular walk takes in the Llyn y Fan lakes, and with jaw dropping views, makes a superb day out for you and your best friend.
breconbeacons.org ›        Llyn y Fan Walk ›        Map ›

Millennium Coastal Park, Llanelli

Dog friendly countryside walks in Carmarthenshire

With 11 miles of traffic free, dog walking heaven, the Millennium Coastal Park is the ideal solution for young families with dogs needing space to enjoy their walk. The park has been transformed from industrially derelict land into a unique tourist attraction and leisure facility. Flanagans Coastline Cafe brings a flavour of the Riviera to the Millennium Coastal Park with its selection of continental coffees and pastries. Ice cream lovers are spoilt for choice at the Discovery Centre's Millennium Kiosk - look out for the dog friendly icecream! Situated in the heart of the award winning Millennium Coastal Park, is the newest marina in Wales with a 450 berth facility at Burry Port Harbour.
Millennium Coastal Park ›        Map ›