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Penclacwydd in Llanelli is a wonderful place to go to see local wildlife in its own habitat; they have an outer area which plays a part in the migration and visitation of certain birds and inside conservation area which houses many species of breeding birds.
This imposing, beautifully refurbished, 19th Century building in the Centre of Llanelli, known as the Castle Buildings, is home to the Vista Hotel and Langostinos restaurants and bars.
Four Waterfall Walk
Four Waterfall Walk
The Four Waterfall Walk is my favourite place to go walking in Carmarthenshire. The beauty of each individual falls is so different yet as one they are magnificent. There is something mesmerising about watching water cascade over a precipice and listen to it crash on the rocks and run off down the river and in Ystradfellte the treat that awaits is very special.
Aberglasney Gardens
Aberglasney Gardens
Aberglasney have some of the most exquisite gardens in Carmarthenshire, set in the gardens of Aberglasney house in Llangathen in the Tywi Valley. It is a medieval house and gardens owned and run by Aberglasney Restoration Trust.
Penclacwydd in Llanelli is a wonderful place to go to see local wildlife in its own habitat; they have an outer area which plays a part in the migration and visitation of certain birds and inside conservation area which houses many species of breeding birds. You can visit for the day; take your children to feed the many species of duck, geese, swans and even flamingos.
There is more than one Black Mountain in Wales as I’m sure most people know, just as there is more than one Sugar Loaf mountain. Many place names are the same the length and breadth of the country, which probably dates back to the time when we weren’t able to communicate in the same way we do today, which meant no one knew that a place called Rhos (for instance)already existed when they named their village. Anyway this Black mountain is part of the Brecon Beacons range of mountains and is situated towards the Western end in the county of Carmarthenshire whereas most of the Beacons are in the county of Neath and Port Talbot.
The Best of Carmarthenshire is delighted to welcome our latest new members Rees Sound Systems Ltd. Based in Whitemill, Carmarthen, the Rees family have been a part of the local business sector since the Company’s establishment some 60 years ago.
Park Howard Llanelli
Park Howard Llanelli
I have lived in a small village called Pembrey near Llanelli for most of my life and Llanelli has been the town I frequented the most, even though we are probably equal in distance from Carmarthen, we always seemed to use Llanelli for entertainment, shopping etc. and Park Howard in Llanelli has featured a lot in my life, as a child and as an adult.
If you love walking you will love the walk around Llyn Y Fan Fach, (Lake of the small Beacon Hill) a beautiful lake in the west of the Brecon beacons National Park below the peak of the Black Mountain.
Kidwelly castle was used in the first scene of the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. The surrounding countryside is said to be haunted by the headless ghost of Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd wife of the Welsh prince Gruffydd ap Rhys who was beheaded in 1136, although I’ve never seen her......
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