Holidays in Carmarthen

The county town of Carmarthenshire, Carmarthen is the perfect destination for all types of holiday. Enjoy breath-taking mountain scenery, lush green landscapes and stunning castles. Kids will enjoy spending time on the fantastic nearby beaches and thrill seekers can try their hand at white water rafting or have a go on the mountain bike trails of Brechfa Forest.

The oldest town in Wales, our cottages in Carmarthen offer a quirky mix of traditional and new, and there are several shops and cages to discover. Take your time, enjoy the local culture and soak up the atmosphere of this special place.

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Did you know

Some historians believe that the world famous wizard Merlin was born in a cave just outside Carmarthen. The town celebrates this every year with the Merlin Festival featuring magicians, fire breathers, and stilt walkers!

Cottages in Carmarthen (7)

Must see

Museum of Speed Motoring enthusiasts will love the interesting exhibits.

Llyn Llech Owain Country Park This lovely park has plenty of footpaths circling the lake and woodlands.

Merlin's Hill Centre Visit where Carmarthen's famous wizard spent his life.

Featured cottages in Carmarthen

Bwmper Farm Barn
Bwmper Farm Barn
Carmarthen (11mls NW), West Wales
Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1
Carmarthen (10mls N), West Wales
Sleeps: 5 | Bedrooms: 3
Cwrt Y Cadno
Cwrt Y Cadno
Kidwelly (5.5mls NE), South Wales
Sleeps: 8 | Bedrooms: 4
Lilyvale Cottage
Lilyvale Cottage
Swansea (8mls NW), South Wales
Sleeps: 3 | Bedrooms: 2
Cathilias Farmhouse
Cathilias Farmhouse
Abergorlech, South Wales
Sleeps: 7 | Bedrooms: 4
Ty Gwahadden
Ty Gwahadden
Ammanford (3.5mls NW), West Wales
Sleeps: 6 | Bedrooms: 3
Machynys Bay - Bay View
Machynys Bay - Bay View
Llanelli (1ml S), South Wales
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
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