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...|
|Blue Flag Beaches||✔|
|Vale of Neath||✔|
|Walking routes around Carmarthen Bay and Gower Peninsula||✔|
|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.See all rentals
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||✔|
|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.