For a small town, Llandeilo packs in lots of attractions. There are historic castles, grand country houses and elegant Georgian terraces. It also has a great location on the fringe of the Brecon Beacons National Park, and has easy access to the Carmarthenshire coast, country and sights; perfect for a self-catering cottage holiday in Wales!
A short stroll from the town centre takes you to the Dinefwar Deer Park, with its 12th century castle, historic house and gardens. Also close to the town is Carreg Cennen, which is said by many to be one of the finest castles in Wales. The ruins sit on top of a limestone crag and offer superb views across the surrounding countryside and Black Mountains.
Llandeilo has great shopping and prides itself on its range of independent shops. There are designer boutiques and an array of shops selling unique ‘one-off’ goods, antiques and local handmade crafts. Carmarthenshire is fast becoming the food centre of Wales and there are many superb restaurants serving locally sourced produce in the area.
The Brecon Beacons National Park is practically on your doorstep and features some of the most spectacular scenery in the Britain. Whether you want to explore on foot, on horseback or even boat, there are moors, mountains, lakes, waterfalls, castles and ancient standing stones to discover. Also close by are the equally unspoilt landscapes of the Carmarthenshire Fans and the Black Mountains. Drive a little further and you will discover the beaches and cliff walks of the Gower Peninsular.
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