Carmarthenshire has beautiful rolling countryside and pure white sandy beaches. In the area are the National Botanic Gardens, Aberglasney, Pembrey Country Park, Pendine Beach, the race track at Pembrey. Pembrokeshire has many holiday attractions including Folly Farm - small animal farm and amazing play park and small zoo, the Chocolate Factory, Oakwood - theme park, Heatherton - outdoor activities. West Wales and the Gower (40 minutes away) are famous for their surfing beaches, and in parts of the West coast you can still find a beach to yourself, even in the high season.
Ferryside is a small village right on the edge of the Towy estuary, it has one pub a fantastic cafe, village shop, paper shop and post office. The Three Rivers Spa Hotel includes indoor pool, gym, steam and sauna room. It also has a traditional skittle alley and pool table. It has a tidal beach, great for driftwood collecting, cricket, football and children's rock clambering.