All Places

  • King Street Gallery

    Phil Alder – ‘I come in to my garden…’ During October the Chate Room bursts into the colour, fluid ‘calligraphy’ of brushwork, and delicate textures of Phil Alder’s paintings in his solo show. A selection of recent abstract oil paintings and watercolours are all inspired by the pleasure of being Read more [...]

  • Llanelli

    A busy town with an industrial past, a strong rugby tradition and a new lease of life, with access to the coast and regular annual events. Although Carmarthen is the county town’, Llanelli is the largest town in Carmarthenshire. Situated on the coast, the town grew significantly as a mining Read more [...]

  • Llandeilo

    A busy market town on the River Tywi, Llandeilo has charm, history and plenty of shopping opportunities! In Welsh, ‘Llan’ often signified a monastery or church, so it’s not really surprising to learn that the present-day parish church of Llandeilo is built on the site of a church founded by Read more [...]

  • Kidwelly

    More than just its castle, Kidwelly has an industrial past to soak up and plenty more besides. ‘Cetgueli’ was recorded as early as the 9th century AD – the name probably reflecting the fact that the town occupies the site where 2 riverbeds (Gwendraeth Fach and Gwendraeth Fawr) meet – Read more [...]


    Gateway to the Brecon Beacons, enjoy the wilderness then head back to town for comfortable beds and independent shopping. The area around Llandovery was key to the Roman plan to conquer Wales and is situated on Roman roads heading to a fort just outside what is now Brecon, and on Read more [...]

  • Pendine

    A village of 2 parts, playing a role in world history, Pendine is more than just wide flat sands and dunes to explore! With its hill-top settlement clustered around the parish church and, down by the sea, a small harbour community, Pendine might be a surprising centre for all the Read more [...]

  • Burry Port

    Proud industrial and military landscapes which have given way to open spaces and leisure pursuits, this part of the Carmarthenshire coast is full of surprises! Although farming and fishing were the primary occupations of the people living in the area we now know as Burry Port and Pembrey, records suggest Read more [...]


    Soak up the landscape and surroundings enjoyed by Dylan Thomas for the last years of his life, an area rich in history and still offering a unique perspective on life as it used to be. The Castle of Abercorran (now Laugharne Castle) was built by the de Brian family in Read more [...]

  • Newcastle Emlyn

    This peaceful market town slumbering in the Teifi Valley shows no signs of the turbulence brought by warring lords and mythical creatures – soak up the atmosphere and imagine the past! Although not much is left of the castle, it’s thought to have been built by Maredudd ap Rhys in Read more [...]

  • Llansteffan

    Glorious coastal walks, Dylan Thomas credentials and a castle to explore in this Special Area of Conservation – the 3 Rivers Estuary where the Tywi, Taf and Gwendraeth meet. Llansteffan, on the western side of the Tywi estuary just south of Carmarthen, is a parish that incorporated 2 distinct villages, Read more [...]