Towns in Carmarthenshire


Towns in Carmarthenshire
 Ammanford 
 Carmarthen 
 Kidwelly 
 Laugharne 
 Llanelli 
 St Clears 
 Whitland 
The above towns are the only ones which we have been converted to the new site format so far - more will follow soon!

 

Towns in Carmarthenshire - A brief introduction to Carmarthenshire Towns, their history, and information about attractions you should visit. Where available, the pages also contain local Accommodation Guides and Business Directories for the respective areas.

The first section are towns which we have already converted to the new site format, we will provide more information about the other towns shortly.

Ammanford

AmmanfordAmmanford (Welsh: Rhydaman) is the third largest town in Carmarthenshire, Wales, with a population approcimately 5300. Located at the end of the Amman Valley, Ammanford is an ex-mining town and serves as the main shopping centre for the surrounding area.

Kidwelly

KidwellyAlthough being an ancient town, Kidwelly grew significantly during the industrial revolution, as did many other towns in South Wales. The town was home to a large brickworks and tinworks. Little evidence now exists of such activities since the closure of the industrial works, with the exception of Kidwelly Industrial Museum.

St Clears

St ClearsSt Clears (Welsh: Sanclr) is a small town on the River Tf in Carmarthenshire, west Wales, with a population of close to 3000 people. The town boasts a good variety of local shops including two prize winning butchers, and two craft centres. There are also several pubs some of which are notable for their food.

 

Carmarthen

LaugharneCarmarthen is the County Town of Carmarthenshire and an important business and recreational centre for the area. While many high street shops and brands are available in the Town, the many locally owned shops, cafes and restaurants give Carmarthen its unique character.

Laugharne

LaugharneLaugharne, or Talacharn, as it is known in Welsh, is a small town in Carmarthenshire, on the Taf estuary. The town is dominated by its medieval castle and it's most famous inhabitant was the poet Dylan Thomas, who lived for four years in the Boat House in Laugharne, which is now a heritage centre dedicated to his life and work.

Whitland

WhitlandWhitland is a small town in Carmarthenshire, lying on the River Tf, approximately 15 miles from Carmarthen. Whitland has a number of thriving businesses, a secondary school, and the well-known Hywel Dda interpretive centre. It is also home to a wide wide variety of sporting grounds and clubs.

 

   
Town Details
Burry Port Picturesque Harbour with views over the Estuary
Pembrey Pembrey Country Park and beach, motor racing circuit and Cefn Sidan sands. Near to Burry Port
Llandeilo Narrow Streets make this an attractive and historic town. Lovely old bridge over River Towy and numerous nearby attractions
Llandovery Upper Towy Valley market town on edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Good walking area
Llanybydder Small market town on River Teifi. Monthly Horse Fair. Good fishing area
Newastle Emlyn Lively town on River Teifi. Ruined castle, antique, crafts, covered market and theatre
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