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Food Trails in Carmarthenshire

Food Trails in Carmarthenshire

Food Trails in Carmarthenshire

Chic country pubs serving the finest local produce have put Carmarthenshire firmly on the culinary map. There’s sewin from Tywi; salt marsh lamb from Laugharne; uniquely-flavoured Carmarthen Ham; wickedly crunchy Parsons Pickles, locally harvested laverbread; world-beating champion cheeses... and so much more to tantalise your taste-buds.

Carmarthenshire is renowned for a fine range of agricultural produce and its thriving local markets are a showcase for award-winning food and drink. You get a real sense of place at the bustling traditional market halls in Llanelli and Carmarthen, packed full of character and goodies.

Food Trail North

Food Trail North

The hunt for the best of West Wales’ produce now takes you to the northern reaches of Carmarthenshire. Newcastle Emlyn. At the county’s north-west corner, on the banks of the River Teifi, sits Newcastle Emlyn. The ruin of its castle, dating from the 12th century, will give you a clue about how long this border settlement has been strategically important and why it developed down the years into a key trading post. More...

Food Trail West

Food Trail West

For this part of the trail, head to the county town of Carmarthen and strike out west. Carmarthen may lay claim to being Wales’s oldest town but a walk about its lively streets uncovers plenty to please today’s visitor. More...

Food Trail East

Food Trail East

From Llandovery to Llanelli, this part of the trail traces the eastern side of Carmarthenshire. Climb the gentle slope on which Llandovery’s medieval castle sits for an overview of this little community on the River Towy, gateway to the Brecon Beacons to the east and the Cambrian Mountains to the north. More...