Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Carmarthen

The area's culture and monuments are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Carmarthen. This city's gardens, biking and horse racing draw many visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Carmarthen

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Carmarthen has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Celtic Country Wines - Celteg (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Teifi Valley Railway Limited (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo (19.8 mi / 31.8 km)
  • Oakwood Theme Park (21.7 mi / 35 km)
  • Tenby Golf Club (21.9 mi / 35.3 km)
  • Dinosaur Park (22.8 mi / 36.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Carmarthen

Travelers appreciate the picturesque gardens and pristine countryside, which is just a taste of what Carmarthen has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Carmarthen. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Swansea Beach (24.1 mi / 38.8 km)
  • Afon Gwili (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • National Botanic Garden of Wales (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Llansteffan Beach (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Burry Holms Beach (19 mi / 30.7 km)
  • Llangennith Beach (19.9 mi / 32.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Carmarthen

The nearest airport is in Swansea (SWS), located 21.9 mi (35.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), which is 53.5 mi (86.2 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Carmarthen Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Carmarthen?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 265 vacation rentals near Carmarthen. From 120 Houses to 9 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Carmarthen for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Carmarthen?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Carmarthen. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Carmarthen Castle: 1,000 vacation rentals
  • Picton Monument: 1,216 vacation rentals
  • Oriel Myrddin: 1,041 vacation rentals
  • Carmarthen Heritage Centre: 1,029 vacation rentals
  • Three Cliffs Bay Beach: 695 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Carmarthen listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Carmarthen?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 120 Houses in Carmarthen. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Carmarthen include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 9 rentals available
  • Cabins: 116 rentals available
  • Cottages: 116 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Carmarthen?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 23 vacation rentals with pool available in Carmarthen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.