Carmarthen cottage holidays Holiday rentals - country cottages to rent in Carmarthen

Carmarthen sits on the River Tywi just 8 miles - 12 km North of the fabulous Carmarthen Bay with its 7 mile - 11 km beach! Being the oldest settlement in Wales, Carmarthen is known for its connections to the legendary wizard Merlin whom some believe was born here and rich Roman Heritage - you can see the Roman Amphitheatre in the heart of the town.

Renting a holiday cottage in Carmarthen also means that you are just minutes away from the stunning coastal landscapes of the Gower Peninsula and the spectacular Waterfall County. If you are looking for pristine countryside and wanting to get away from it all, you have the stunning rolling hills of the Brecon Beacons just under 1 hours drive away with its International Dark Sky Reserve.

At a glance...
Gower Peninsula
Blue Flag Beaches
Vale of Neath
‘Waterfall Country’
Walking routes around Carmarthen Bay and Gower Peninsula
Nature Reserves
Car recommended
Nearest international airport Cardiff & Bristol
Nearest train station Swansea

Featured cottages in Carmarthen

Carmarthen has a wide selection of self catering cottages nestled around the pristine countryside to suit all budgets and tastes.

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Things to see and do in and around Carmarthen

From your Carmarthen cottage, there is so much to see and do without travelling far. With the Gower Peninsula and Waterfall County on your doorstep, there are countless attractions and things to see and do in and around Carmarthen.

A few suggestions...
Visit the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea
Explore the 'Waterfall Country’ of the Vale of Neath
Carmarthen Market
See the lakes and waterfalls in the Penllergare Valley Woods
Stroll along the scenic Gower Coastal Path
See the magnificent 13th century Caerphilly Castle
Mountain biking in the Afan Forest Park
Pier and promenade at Mumbles

Our view on Carmarthen

Carmarthen is a fantastic spot for easy access to the 7 miles beach at Carmarthen Bay and the countless attractions of what South Wales and the nearby Gower Peninsula have to offer. Whether taking a romantic break or family holiday, renting a cottage in Swansea provides the space, freedom and flexibility to do what you want, when you want - home from home.