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Carmarthen. - Nestling within the idyllic countryside of Carmarthenshire are many places of natural interest including the National Botanical Gardens of Wales and the Llanelli Millenium Country Park. At the heart of the country is the ancient township of Carmarthen. This former Roman stronghold has a fascinating history and is reputed to be the birthplace of Merlin - wizard and counsellor to King Arthur. Carmarthen has a bustling shopping centre and holds a busy market on Wednesdays. The town offers a theatre, museum and amphitheatre and is conveniently located with easy access from the M4.
Laugharne - is a quaint medieval township, located twelve miles west of Carmarthen, is steeped in history and is situated overlooking the mouth of the Towy estuary. Laugharne offers a number of restaurants and quaint pubs and, of course, a visit to Dylan Thomas' Boathouse, where he wrote many of his famous works, is a must. The magnificent 12th century Laugharne Castle is located in the centre of the village and occupies an idyllic setting overlooking the waterway.
Pensarn - A small Welsh village located just outside the town of Carmarthen. FBM Holidays feature some beautiful self catering properties within this area, all highlighted by the glorious countryside that this part of Wales can offer. The village is within walking distance of a local supermarket, giving you the comfort of knowing you are close to all the local commodities that you need to make your holiday an enjoyable one, as well as being far enough away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Sit back, relax and let the stress of life melt away as you find yourself lost in a world of wonderment, where you are surrounded by nature. Embrace the agricultural atmosphere, by taking a stroll around the tranquil setting of the village, encapsulating the historic character of the regions past.
St Clears - Situated near the town of Carmarthen in South West Wales, and less than twenty minutes away from the striking scenery of the Pembrokeshire coast, is the rural town of St Clears. This picturesque village provides an illustrious ensemble of Welsh history and is home to its own twelfth century Motte and bailey castle. With its location so close to the South West Coast, it is ideal for anyone who wishes to explore the enchanting landscape and captivating scenery that the area offers, and is a short drive to the popular beach resorts of Tenby and Saundersfoot, both providing family entertainment and watersports.FBM Holidays feature some exquisite self catering properties within this charming area, which suit the requirements of every individual.
Esgair - Treat yourself to a weekend spent in within the captivating landscape of South West Wales as you journey to the charming village of Esgair. Situated near the historic town of Carmarthen, Esgair is the perfect rural location for anyone wishing to experience the beauty of the outdoors and the many enthralling attractions that are within the surrounding area. Bordered by a rich environment of flourishing trees and sweeping fields, Esgair will attract those who enjoy walking and nature watching. With numerous species of bird in the area, bird watchers will be overwhelmed and can take pleasure in witnessing these beautiful creatures within their natural habitat.
Glangwili - is a delightful little village situated on the outskirts of Carmarthen in South West Wales. This enchanting area of Wales is widely known for its outstanding beauty and captivating landscapes. Be swept away by the villages soothing ambiance and feel welcomed by its friendly community. Glangwili hosts all the typical charm of a rural Welsh village and its excellent transport links in and out of the town make it a popular with tourists for visiting the many local attractions in the surrounding area. With the village being closely situated to Carmarthens main town centre a day spent within the towns medieval streets cannot be missed. Find all the local commodities that you need here, along with a vast range of shops and exquisite dining opportunities. For those who have an interest in history, take a visit to the towns museum, housed within an historical building in its own rights, the museum will take you on a journey back through ancient times and give you a chance to explore the regions forgotten secrets.
Merthyr - Enriching the Welsh landscape is the small town of Merthyr. Set in the Carmarthenshire countryside, Merthyr is the ideal place for couples seeking rural retreat. It is situated just three miles from the industrious town of Carmarthen, and just seven miles from the picturesque village of St Clears. Being so close to Carmarthen this location offers both idyllic scenery with rolling hills and endless walks, to an historical wonderment through the maze of streets that encapsulates the many shops that Carmarthen offers.
Dinas - is a small village located just outside of Trellech in Carmarthen, South West Wales. Its surrounding countryside is an area of outstanding natural beauty, and is a short car ride to the Stunning scenery of the Pembrokeshire coast. Being quite remote, this area offers up a tranquil countryside holiday, allowing you to renew your senses with the sounds of nature. Go back to the historical Welsh past whilst you relish up the agricultural atmosphere, crammed welsh culture and heritage. Observe the rich wild flowers, and lustrous meadows, and journey through the many winding roads that lead you across vibrant fields into idyllic welsh villages.
Llanmiloe. - For a peaceful getaway to a rural landscape surrounded by nature, venture to Llanmiloe. This small settlement is located in the South West of Wales, and is snuggled between the appealing villages of Laugharne and Pendine. Being centrally located to these areas provides a selection of interest to please any holiday maker. Our selections of holiday cottages nearby, provides the ultimate relaxation that is needed to wind down from the stresses of life, and gives you a chance to cosy up in the countryside atmosphere, and enjoy the sounds of nature in its natural habitat.
Pendine - For a holiday spent relaxing in the deepness of the rich Welsh countryside, listening to the quiet sounds of nature as you lie on a silky sandy beach, take a trip to the enchanting seaside resort of Pendine. Better known for its seven mile long stretch of sand, Pendine sands was once the site for attempting land speed records, In fact it was between the years of 1924 27 that Malcolm Campbell and J.G. Parry-Thomas set the world land speed record five times! Still popular for its length, the beach is now not only a great place to take a scenic walk across the majestic landscape, but to also try out thrilling water sports such as kite buggying and surfing.
Llansteffan - is a ancient village, nestled in the tranquil countryside of South West Wales. This beautiful Welsh village is the ideal place to spend a week relaxing in the calming atmosphere of rural Welsh life. It would also serve as a romantic holiday for two, offering scenic walks through breath-taking countryside, and magical moments as you set your eyes upon a spectacular sunset. Situated closely to the historical town of Carmarthen, Llansteffan provides a picturesque village in which to stay, whilst having the opportunity to visit nearby attractions. For a truly mystical experience, spend the day in the surroundings of wild flowers and flourishing trees as you explore the ancient ruins of Llansteffan Castle.
Cenarth - It is situated on the banks of the River Teifi, 10 km east of Cardigan and 4 km west of Newcastle Emlyn in Carmarthenshire, adjoining the Cenarth Falls, bordering Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire, West Wales. The River Teifi at this point emerges from a deep ravine over a ledge that produces a spectacular waterfall when the river is in full spate and this attracts many visitors throughout the year. A dramatic painting of the falls was made by Frank Miles and is now at Nottingham City Museum. Other visitor attractions are a seventeenth-century flour mill and coracle museum.
Whitland - Standing on the River Taff, fourteen miles west of Carmarthen between the borders of Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire making it the ideal base to explore both counties. Set within the tranquil surroundings of flourishing and situated between the historical settlements of Carmarthen and Haverfordwest in South West Wales, Whitland provides a serene environment in which to stay, with the added pleasure of being in a central location close to other attractions and seaside resorts. Whitlands idyllic charm and picturesque surroundings present a restful atmosphere in which to start relaxing and enjoying your holiday.
Llanelli - is an attractive town on the mouth of the river Loughor and is the home of the famous Scarlets rugby team. New developments are taking place in the town to create a multi screen cinema, arts theatre and ten pin bowling. Millions of pounds are also being spend on the town centre shopping area in addition to a proposed new stadium for the Llanelli Scarletts rugby team. The town has many attractions, which include the following:
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