In The Area
Things to do
Merlin Cycle Tours
Carmarthenshire has a wealth of cycle lanes and designated paths which permeate across the whole county from the Brecon Beacons in the East, through the mature and undulating farm land of the Towy and Cothi valleys to the coast line. Llanelli Millennium Coast Park, Pembrey Country Park, Carmarthen Bay, Laugharne and Pendine.
National Botanical Gardens
The National Botanic Garden of Wales is a very special place. Not only is it the first botanic garden of the new millennium but, in the short time it has been open, it has become the most visited Garden in Wales. This might be because there is so much to see and do.
Aberglasney Gardens have been an inspiration to poets since 1477. The house and 10 acres of gardens set in the beautiful Tywi valley are being restored and offer the visitor a chance to see an extensive range of rare and unusual plants set in a world-renowned garden.
Ffos Las Race Course
Ffos Las has brought back top class racing back to West Wales for the first time since 1937. You can find it in the heart of Carmarthenshire between the towns Llanelli and Carmarthen, only 15 minutes from junction 48 M4, and only an hour’s drive from the Irish Ferry terminals of Pembroke Dock and Fishguard.
Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo is one of the top paid-for visitor attractions in Wales and winner of the Best Family Day Out in Pembrokeshire. Located near Tenby in the beautiful Pembrokeshire countryside, Folly Farm offers affordable fun days out for the whole family.
Oakwood Theme Park
With 30 rides and attractions to choose from, there’s something everyone will love at Oakwood. Thrill seekers can head for the 5 large adrenalin rides which are Megafobia, Vertigo, The Bounce, Hydro and Speed. Megafobia has been voted one of the best wooden roller coasters in Europe and the roller coaster ‘Speed’ has the steepest […]
Pendine sands is a flat 7 mile long beach in Carmarthen Bay and is well known as the site where Malcolm Campbell and J.G. Parry-Thomas set the world land speed record five times between 1924 and 1927. The beach stretches from Gilman Point in the west to Laugharne Sands in the east. It is a […]
Marros Riding Centre is a family owned and run business in between Amroth, Pembrokeshire and Pendine, Carmarthenshire. All our staff are ABRS and or BHS qualified and are first aid trained. We are approved by the ABRS and a Pony Club approved Centre.
Morfa Bay Adventure Centre
Morfa Bay Adventure has become one of Wales’ leading outdoor pursuits providers over recent years, providing adventure activities for all ages and abilities across Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire.
Pembrey Country Park
Pembrey Country Park boasts 202 hectares of glorious parkland and one of the longest beaches in Wales. It offers excellent family attractions including horse riding, dry ski slope, toboggan run, train rides on the miniature steam locomotives, pitch and putt, adventure playground, picnic areas and walks. There are also three restaurants and a visitor centre.
Kidwelly Castle, an imposing Norman castle now in the care of Cadw: Welsh Historic Monuments, is very well-preserved. The Great Gatehouse, completed in 1422, still stands almost to its full height. Walk around the outside of the half-moon shaped outer walls to fully appreciate the dominating position the castle occupies above the town.
National Wetland Centre, Llanelli
The National Wetland Centre stretches over 450 acres on the Burry Inlet and is a magnificent mosaic of lakes, pools and lagoons. It is home to numerous species as diverse as dragonflies and Little Egrets. There are hundreds of ducks, geese, swans and flamingos to see as you wander the landscaped pathways and admire the […]
Gower Heritage Centre
Set in the heart of the Gower Peninsula just west of Swansea, South Wales, the Gower Heritage Centre was established in 1990 as a countryside crafts centre situated in historical and beautiful surroundings. The 12th century water powered corn and saw mill was renovated, and experienced crafts people took up residence on site. The Gower […]
Wild Welsh Zoo (As seen on ITV)
Experience close-up meetings with endangered animals from all over the world. From TV stars Steve and Lisa, Tommy the Tapir and his new mate Rio, and Yxx the newly born and rare Bactrian camel, to mobs of meerkats, emus and ostrich, horses, oryx and zebra – Manor House is special.
Places to Eat
Famed for bringing pizzas to the UK for the first time back in 1965 PizzaExpress is now a high street restaurant institution known and loved by all. We offer dishes made from the finest fresh ingredients, in beautiful surroundings with friendly and efficient service. Unit 15, St Catherine’s Walk, Carmarthen Wales SA31 1GA Tel: 01267 238304
Franky & Benny’s
Unit 16 St Catherines Walk Carmarthen SA31 1GA Tel: 01267 244 920
Ginger Indian Restaurant
At Ginger Indian restaurant, we pride ourselves on bringing the taste of India to Carmarthenshire. Alongside our excellent Indian cuisine we are dedicated to offering exemplary and efficient service. Whether you are looking to dine out or relax at home with a take-away, we have got all the angles covered. We are open 7 days […]
Sai Wu Chinese Restaurant
2 Water St, Carmarthen, Dyfed, SA31 1PY Phone: 01267 238390
Lorenzo’s, situated in a Grade II listed former Gin House in the heart of Carmarthen, offers spectacular views of the Castle from our heated outdoor terrace. Nott Square, Carmarthen, SA31 1PQ | Phone: 0798 900 1000
Diablos on the Quay
Diablo’s on the Quay is a gastro pub that will serve traditional, British pub style food of the highest quality. A rustic approach with an emphasis on using fresh, well sourced produce in all of its delicious dishes is a priority here and customers will love the relaxing and family friendly atmosphere.
Diablo's on the Quay, Coracle Way, Carmarthen, SA31 3JP
Tel: 01267 223000