: Pembrey Air Port
: Joiners Arms and Kings Arms
: Dry Skiing Pembrey Park
: Glyn Abby Top Welsh Club 2009
: Kings Arms
Carmarthenshire is the garden of Wales. It encapsulates some of the best scenery in the UK. The Brecon Beacons are about 40 minutes drive from Llansaint. The National Botanical Garden of Wales is 25 minutes drive. Closer to home is the market town of Carmarthen which is the oldest town in Wales, and 15 minutes drive. It benefits from its castle ruins in the town centre. It mainly consisting of a labyrinth of narrow winding streets, its main theme is old fashioned men’s out fitters, craft and boutique shops, occasionally separated by Café’s bars, and restaurants of which there are many. There are more than 50 licensed pubs and more than 20 restaurants in Carmarthen Town.
One of the main attractions of the area is Pembrey Country Park which houses a dry ski slop and bob sleigh run (COBRA) which the kids love. There is also a miniature railway through the forest. Easy access to our local Blue Flag beach from the park. Pembrey Beach is eight miles long of golden sand with dunes. Pembrey Park is less than 15 minutes drive. Cycling along the Millennium Coastal path is very popular. Its 13 miles of tarmac which follows the coast (NO cars). There is a large Industrial Museum just out side Kidwelly with several old steam trains and large steam engines. Well worth a visit. Pembrey Motor Racing Circuit is also 10 minutes away.
Walking, Cycling, Castle's, Beaches, Horse Riding, and fishing are probably the main theme of the area. Although there are many other interests. You will be surprised at how quiet the beaches and castles are,and little traffic congestion. A great place for poets artistes and readers.
There is a picturesque harbour at Burry Port which is 15 minutes drive. There are numerous massive beaches in this area of Wales including the famous Pendine Sands.
We do have our own comprehensive visitor information area at chapel apartments, and don't forget The massive Norman Castle in Kidwelly in walking distance of Llansaint.
Llansaint is located central to Carmarthen Bay with its numerous top visitor attractions. The Gower Peninsula, and Mumbles are at one end of Carmarthen Bay with Caldey Island and Tenby at the other. When in Tenby take a boat to Caldy Island, and visit the monastery where the monks are making chocolate. You can see these locations from the Chapel.