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Carmarthenshire in west Wales is known for its awe-inspiring mountains, fast-flowing rivers, undisturbed and ancient forests as well as the vast expanses of golden sandy beaches. That’s paired with an array of things to do in and around Carmarthenshire.


South Wales Cyclist, Nikki Whiles riding his bike


The region offers some of the best mountain biking in Wales, including Brechfa Forest that has trails to suit all abilities. For water sports, you can enjoy canoeing or rowing on the rivers of the country. Walkers can stroll along the sandy beaches or chip away at the 870-mile Wales Coast Path – a walking route around the whole of the Wales which you can find throughout Carmarthenshire.


Ruins of a Welsh abbey in Carmarthenshire


Looking for places to visit? Carmarthenshire is home to an abundance of castles and historical sites, all of which are waiting to tell you their story. You can also take your pick from an array of stunning accommodation, whether it’s for a beach holiday or activity and adventure break. Hotels, self-catering cottages, camping, glamping – whatever your preferred accommodation, Carmarthenshire caters for it.

Want to get started on planning your next trip to Carmarthenshire? Our useful resources can ensure you find all the places to visit in Carmarthenshire that pique your interest. The best sights, unique accommodation and fun things to do – you’ll find it all at Wales.org.