Discovering Carmarthenshire
AT A GLANCE
  • Ancient Castles
  • Glorious Gardens
  • Great Coastline
  • Dylan Thomas Country
  • Awesome Brecon Beacons

Carmarthenshire Beaches

Carmarthenshire Beaches

There’s a lot more to Carmarthenshire than just its gorgeous green countryside, we have some of the most glorious sandy beaches in Europe.

Take a quick look at a map of South West Wales and it’s easy to pinpoint the Gower Peninsula and Tenby, at the start of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, but what about the bit in the middle? The gently curving 55 miles of Carmarthenshire coastline from Llanelli to Amroth, boasts villages, attractions, coves, beaches and an array of accommodation to suit every taste. MORE...

The National Eisteddfod 1 - 9 August 2014, Llanelli

The National Eisteddfod 2014, Llanelli

The Eisteddfod is one of the world’s greatest cultural festivals, held during the first week of August every year.

The Eisteddfod in Carmarthenshire will be held on Festival Fields, Millennium Coastal Park, Llanelli from 1-9 August, with the town’s new theatre, Y Ffwrnes, and we hope to welcome around 150,000 visitors to the area for a wonderful week to celebrate the Welsh language and the culture of Wales.  Eisteddfod Website...
Public transport during the Eisteddfod - newsroom.carmarthenshire.gov.uk

Easy to get to

Travel to Carmarthenshire

Located at the western end of the M4 corridor, finding us isn't a problem. Car, bus, train, plane or bicycle! Easy to get to... but so hard to leave!  MORE...

So much to see

So much to see in Carmarthenshire

Carmarthenshire has it all! Castles, gardens, beaches, unique towns, varied landscapes and an overwhelming choice of activities.  MORE...

Great events!

Great events in Carmarthenshire

There's a wealth of natural attractions in Carmarthenshire, as well as a range of organised events, festivals and celebrations throughout the year.  MORE...

Golden beaches

Carmarthenshire Coast

Six of the finest 'bucket & spade' beaches in Europe and one of the longest in Wales - 'Cefn Sidan', Pembrey.  MORE...

Ancient castles

Castles in Carmarthenshire

Carmarthenshire has some of the oldest, most complete castles in the whole of the United Kingdom. MORE...

Glorious gardens

Gardens in Carmarthenshire

Glorious gardens are Carmarthenshire’s pride and joy, no wonder the county is known as the 'Garden of Wales'.  MORE...

Carmarthenshire has some of the most spectacular and diverse landscapes in south west Wales.

Carmarthenshire

Travel over breathtaking mountains, through lush, green landscapes and secluded, ancient forests to the vast expanses of our golden sandy beaches. Lose yourself in the solitude of the vast countryside, follow the course of picturesque rivers and visit the stunning locations of our castles.... why not consider making Carmarthenshire YOUR holiday destination?

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