The claimed oldest town in the country, Carmarthen sits in stunning Carmarthenshire, a beautiful part of Wales with striking coastline and breathtaking scenery. The town is found along the River Towy and is surrounded by some of the best Welsh countryside around. Carmarthen is steeped in history and is reportedly the birthplace of Merlin. Whether you believe that or not, a holiday in Carmarthen will definitely deliver.
Why visit Carmarthen?
Carmarthen is in the perfect position to explore some of the most beautiful countryside in Wales. Carmarthenshire itself boasts stunning views at every turn along its dramatic coastline and throughout the lush green landscapes and ancient forests.
Things to do in Carmarthen:
While the surrounding area is arguably the best thing to explore, Carmarthen has plenty to see and do as well. The town has an abundance of quirky shops and cafes and plenty of history to immerse yourself in, not to mention the yearly Merlin Festival that takes place.
Why stay in a Carmarthen cottage?
There are few prettier places in Wales than Carmarthenshire, so staying in one of our handpicked cottages in Carmarthen gives you the ideal base to explore this beautiful region. From dog-friendly to working farms, we have self-catering accommodation perfect for you.
Three must see things in Carmarthen:
Explore nearby Kidwelly Castle and learn more about the rich history of this fascinating area.
If you’re not easily spooked, the Creepy Carmarthen Tour is a must. Discover the darkest secrets of the town and find out where the ghosts walk.
Carmarthen Market is a traditional market with a great atmosphere and plenty of stalls and shops, so there is something for everyone.