Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Carmarthen

The area's culture and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Carmarthen. This city's gardens, cycling and horse racing draw many visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Carmarthen

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Carmarthen has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Celtic Country Wines - Celteg (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Teifi Valley Railway Limited (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo (19.8 mi / 31.8 km)
  • Oakwood Theme Park (21.7 mi / 35 km)
  • Tenby Golf Club (21.9 mi / 35.3 km)
  • Dinosaur Park (22.8 mi / 36.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Carmarthen

Travellers appreciate the beautiful gardens and pristine countryside, which is just a taste of what Carmarthen has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Carmarthen. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Swansea Beach (24.1 mi / 38.8 km)
  • Afon Gwili (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • National Botanic Garden of Wales (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Llansteffan Beach (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Burry Holms Beach (19 mi / 30.7 km)
  • Llangennith Beach (19.9 mi / 32.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Carmarthen

The nearest airport is in Swansea (SWS), located 21.9 mi (35.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), which is 53.5 mi (86.2 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Carmarthen Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Carmarthen?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 270 holiday lettings around Carmarthen. From 126 Houses to 8 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Carmarthen?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Carmarthen. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Picton Monument: 1,234 holiday lettings
  • Oxwich Bay Beach: 639 holiday lettings
  • Three Cliffs Bay Beach: 695 holiday lettings
  • Caswell Bay Beach: 705 holiday lettings
  • Rhossili Beach: 1,057 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Carmarthen listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Carmarthen?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 126 Houses in Carmarthen. Our other popular types of Carmarthen holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 114 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 114 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Carmarthen?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 26 holiday homes with pool available in Carmarthen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.