River Tywi, Carmarthen (Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/35848659%40N00/4944778015)

River Tywi, Carmarthen

Possibly the oldest town in Wales and the birthplace of Merlin, Carmarthen sits alongside the River Tywi and offers a scenic base for exploring surrounding Carmarthenshire. The town offers a host of attractions including County Hall which was designed by the architect John Nash and the beautiful ruins of Carmarthen Castle. Those interested in the legends of King Arthur might enjoy a trip to Merlin's Hill just to the east of the town or visit one of the specialist shops in the town. Other attractions to visit include the Carmarthenshire County Museum, the National Botanic Garden of Wales and Carmarthen Golf Course.

Choose from a good choice of accommodation in Carmarthen including B&Bs within easy reach of the town's attractions, family friendly holiday cottage in the surrounding countryside, romantic period cottages ideal for a relaxing weekend break and self catering lodges surrounded by woodland. You could also enjoy a stay an old country inn near Carmarthen or for an extra special break, book a stay at a luxury hotel. Browse our listings for great special offers and online booking.

Accommodation in Carmarthen

  • Llanybri   (6.6 miles from the centre of Carmarthen)
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    £490
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    Contemporary two bedroom cottage on the Dylan Thomas trail near St Clears with private lawn garden, parking & 2 bath/ shower rooms. Golf Clubs provided. Laura Ashley furnishings.
     
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  • Carmarthen   (8.1 miles from the centre of Carmarthen)
    Sleeps 4
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    £405
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    Characterful 17th Century holiday cottage near Laugharne overlooking the Taf Estuary. Exposed beams, wood burner stove, south facing garden & Welsh welcome pack. Short breaks.
     
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  • St Clears   (10.0 miles from the centre of Carmarthen)
    Sleeps 3
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    £265
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    Delightful cottage on a Carmarthenshire dairy farm just west of Carmarthen. Single storey with a fully fitted kitchen, parking, garden, BBQ & play area. Pets welcome. Cot available
     
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