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

  • Laugharne   (8.8 miles from the centre of Carmarthen)
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    Recently refurbished hotel in Laugharne, with home cooked pub food, a well stocked bar, WiFi, onsite parking & a meeting room with sophisticated conference facilities.
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  • Llangynin   (10.0 miles from the centre of Carmarthen)
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    Modern two bedroom caravan in Carmarthenshire near St Clears. Two bath/ shower rooms, lovely country views, modern kitchen. Cot available for families. Hot tub. Pet friendly.
     
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  • Ferryside   (7.3 miles from the centre of Carmarthen)
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    £51
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    Superb B&B Country Hotel overlooking Carmarthen Bay, with en-suite rooms and leisure facilities. Function, meeting and wedding venue. Parking available.
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