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Our Legends

Our Legends

Embark on a legendary adventure in Carmarthenshire, where wizards were born, the 'Welsh Robin Hood' once roamed and incredible castles were built and battled over! MORE...

Valentine Warner - Fishing on the Towy with Golden Grove

Valentine Warner - Fishing on the Towy with Golden Grove

Fishermen are notorious exaggerators, but it’s certainly true to say that the River Towy is undoubtedly one of the very best sea trout rivers in the UK; winding through some truly stunning countryside in this fantastic corner of Carmarthenshire. MORE...

A Cake Adventure

A Cake Adventure

Looking for adventure and a delicious treat? Mouth watering cake stops amidst the Carmarthenshire countryside.. MORE...

Year of Adventure

Year of Adventure

Don’t just go on holiday this year... choose adventure! Carmarthenshire has the vital ingredients for everything from whirlwind weekend getaways to longer-stay roam-arounds. Whether you’re a thrill-seeker looking for your next challenge, a pair of romantics keen for a cosy hideaway or a family of explorers on a quest for gold mines and shipwrecks, the adventure starts where the M4 ends. MORE...

Carmarthenshire Angling

Carmarthenshire Angling

Angling in Carmarthenshire brings much needed tourism and makes a serious contribution to the local economy. What’s so special about the fishing in Carmarthenshire? We are blessed with some fantastic river fishing, still water lakes and reservoirs and of course wonderful beaches. MORE...

Cawl Crawl

Cawl Crawl

Carmarthenshire’s lush fertile valleys and flowing rivers have awarded the county with a huge variety of fantastic local produce, grown and nurtured from the land; with a delicious array of traditional dishes served up as specialities across the county for centuries. MORE...

Carmarthenshire Driving Tours

Carmarthenshire Driving Tours

Wide open spaces, gardens, ancient castles, wildlife and lots of sand! Carmarthenshire is the largest county in Southern Wales stretching from Carmarthen Bay in the south to the mountainous landscapes of the Western Brecon Beacons and Cambrian Mountains in the north.  MORE...

Brocante Trail

Brocante Trail in Carmarthenshire

It’s all very well, the Antiques Roadshow, 'Flog It!' and so on, but sometimes it can feel as though no stone is left unturned when looking for antiques or collectors’ items in Britain.  MORE...

Walk the Wales Coast Path

Walk the Wales Coast Path

The 5th of May 2012 saw the launch of the 870 mile Wales Coast Path. The path will provide a continuous walking route around the whole of Wales - from the outskirts of Chester in the north to Chepstow in the south.  MORE...

Carmarthenshire's Food Trails

Carmarthenshire's Food Trails

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.  MORE...

Dog friendly Carmarthenshire

Dog friendly Carmarthenshire

Carmarthenshire certainly is a dog friendly county. You don’t have to look far to discover why. It has World class gardens and greener than green countryside for you and your best friend to explore, a superb array of country parks and castles.  MORE...

Caravan & Camping

Caravan & camping ideas

It is not hard to see why caravan holidays are so popular. They offer complete flexibility and freedom, allowing you to go wherever you choose, whenever you choose. If, after a hard week’s work, you decide you want to get away from it all and enjoy a relaxed, picturesque weekend away from the grind of daily life, then a caravan and camping holiday in Carmarthenshire is just what you need.  MORE...

BBQ hot-spots

BBQ ideas

Set against the spectacular backdrop of the Gower Peninsula and overlooking the coastal scenery of Carmarthen Bay, Pembrey Country Park has been transformed into one of Wales’s top visitor attractions providing a unique blend of coast and countryside. Picnics & designated BBQ sites at the park.  MORE...

Heritage Trail

Heritage Trail

Even before the Romans, Carmarthen was a thriving port, and over the centuries it developed industries such as wool, iron and coal. As a result it is dotted with fine castles, houses and industrial sites to prove it, many of which have been converted into museums, restaurants or shops. Add a large rural hinterland, fabulous produce, gorgeous walking country and swooping sandy beaches and - hey presto! - the perfect heritage holiday.  MORE...

Follow the Romans

Follow the Romans

Carmarthen was amongst the military forts established by the Roman legions during the conquest. It was founded around AD75 but it was soon reduced in size and within a few generations had been abandoned. In its place, a large, walled town developed by the 3rd century AD. Moridunum, or the "Fort by the sea," is thought to have become the capital of Demetia, the land of the Demetae, as the native population adopted Romanised lifestyles.  MORE...