From Carmarthen Bay to the western Brecon Beacons, Carmarthenshire in Southwest Wales is full of epic mountains, breath-taking vistas and a crystalline coastline that peeks across to Pembrokeshire and the Gower.
With the Wales Coast Path celebrating its 10th year, 2022 is the perfect time to explore the 27-mile spectacular Carmarthenshire stretch. Amroth to Pendine takes in high cliff-tops and the famous sweeping Pendine Sands, home to where many land speed records are made.
If you love culture, take a stroll around Laugharne, where writer Dylan Thomas took inspiration and wrote many of his works – the waymarked three-mile Dylan’s Walk is a real treat! Or, sit back and have a moment to pause and take in the beauty at the Aberglasney Gardens and Trust. Like what you hear? Explore more heritage and culture sites Carmarthenshire has to offer by visiting www.discovercarmarthenshire.com
Llansteffan village offers cliff-top views, hidden sandy bays and a brooding castle. The path heads inland around the estuaries of the Taf, Tywi and Gwendraeth, passing through the bustling county town of Carmarthen.
Why not explore Pembrey Country Park, set within 500 acres of woodland along eight miles of golden sands? Join the 13 miles of Millennium Coastal Park, where you can walk, cycle, or jog – traffic-free – through the harbour town of Burry Port to Llanelli, Carmarthenshire’s largest town.
Walking in Carmarthenshire allows a moment to appreciate the striking change of the seasons within its natural landscapes, all while taking your pick between charming market towns full of independent shops, coffee roasteries and pubs, all offering the best local produce. Not only is it convenient to reach at the end of the M4, but Carmarthenshire also offers a range of boutique hotels and country cottage stays, each bountiful in warm Welsh hospitality.