A surprising mixture of old and new is illustrated by the quaint old narrow streets and castle remains which date back to Henry I, placed harmoniously with a modern first-class shopping centre with a number of familiar High Street names. Carmarthen is famous for its markets, which are bursting with character and lively banter.
This walk takes in the historic town of Carmarthen and The River Towy.
Passing Carmarthen Park, which features Wales oldest Velodrome, along the King of Rivers the mighty Tywi, through the Wetlands and finally the Roman Amphitheatre.
The walk around Carmarthen town allows you to explore its rich heritage and enjoy the beauty of the surrounding countryside at the same time.
Carmarthen Town Council have a selection of circular mapped routes around the town which can be walked on their own or joined together to form a longer route.