Legendary Walks

Walk the way of the legends in Carmarthenshire....

Amongst landscape that’s alive with stories. Find hidden mysterious caves where treasures were concealed, and look out over fantastic views that inspired poets and artists, and where long fought battles for the land took place.What are you waiting for? Lace up your walking boots and step this way…

Llansteffan

A delightful coastal walk taking in the imposing Norman Castle with staggering views across Carmarthen Bay and St Anthony’s well with its water reputed to cure many ills! Also includes the quiet, secluded, golden sands of Scotts Bay.

Download the walking map for Llansteffan (430KB,pdf)

Laugharne

Coastal and countryside walks await you in Laugharne, enjoy scenary , heritage and culture during your visit. 

Download the walking map for Laugharne (2.8MB,pdf)

Newcastle Emlyn

Connecting two of the Teifi Valley’s most historic settlements, Cenarth and Newcastle Emlyn, this walk passes through attractive countryside along the Teifi Valley.

Download the walking map for Newcastle Emlyn to Cenarth (2.4MB,pdf)

Kidwelly

A variety of walks await you in Kidwelly, this legendary town. From the striking castle on the banks of the river Gwendraeth, to the industrial heritage that shaped the town. Home to the Welsh Boadicea, artist JMW Turner and modern day legend rugby player Ray Gravell.

Download the walking map for Kidwelly (776KB,pdf)

Rhandirmwyn

A delightful walk alongside the roaring but still infant River Towy, through woodland and offering the challenge of finding the well-hidden Twm Sion Cati’s cave. This walk follows way-marked paths through wet and oak woodlands to the fast-flowing River Tywi.

Click the link to a map of Gwenffrwd-Dinas Nature reserve.

Carreg Cennen

Enjoy a circular walk around this spectacularly positioned ruined castle in Carmarthenshire. The dramatic and very photogenic Carreg Cennen Castle was voted the most romantic castle in Wales by viewers of the BBC's Countryfile programme, and provides the focal point for this circular route. 

Download the walking map for Carreg Cennen (471KB,pdf) 

Llyn y Fan

A strenuous walk rewarding in magnificent views of Llyn y Fan Fach, with a connection to folklore legend 'The lady of the lake'. 

Download the walking map for Llyn y Fan (412KB,pdf)

Dolaucothi

From a gentle one-mile stroll around the grounds of the Dolaucothi mansion,taking in a riverside walk to wonderful trail for those looking for a moderately difficult walk in a beautiful woodland, Dolaucothi has something for everyone.

Link to the walking trails in Dolaucothi 

Llandeilo

A scenic walk through town and country. Highlights include St. Teilo's church, Dinefwr castle and Newton House. In May, enjoy the spectacle of Castle Woods in a carpet of Bluebells.

Download the walking map for Llandeilo (550KB,pdf)