Banks of the River Teifi, Cenarth
Cenarth is small village on the River Teifi with a series of small waterfalls and pools and famous for its cheese. Buy some cheese from the Caws Cenarth farm shop then head to the riverside picnic area just below the falls to look out for otters and kingfishers.
Picnic tip: Call in at the National Museum of Wool on route. Their shop is packed full of great Welsh blankets which make great picnic rugs.
How to reach: from Cenarth, take the B4332 sign posted for Boncath. Keep your eyes peeled for a Forestry Commission sign on your left and follow the lane to the left here, it leads up hill to a parking area with a picnic spot.
Suggested walk: Cenarth to Newcastle Emlyn
Nearby deli for winter picnic provisions:
Ty Croeso café and deli in Newcastle Emlyn offers takeaway pies, quiches, Cawl, local Welsh cheeses, crackers and hot drinks all at great value. Price: Hampers for two are available from £20 and include a selection of the above snacks.
Ty Croeso, Newcastle Emlyn
Where to stay:
B&B- Ceridwen Centre is located in the Teifi Valley just a 20 minute drive from Carmarthen. There is a range of accommodation including a farmhouse B&B, cottages yurts and even a 1964 vintage double decker bus sleeping six all located within 40 acres of organic land with amazing views.
Self Catering- Blaenfforest Cottage Holidays comprises two cosy countryside cottage escapes set in acres of idyllic countryside, on the edge of the market town of Newcastle Emlyn. One cottage sleeps two and the other four and they both have outdoor hot tubs with views of the woods and just the sound of the birds.