The mysterious and isolated Carmarthen Fans are within 45 minutes drive. Everything about this area feels remote.
Elan Valley Reservoirs,
The Elan Valley Reservoirs, near Rhayadr, provide a truly spectacular day out, lie just over an hour’s drive to the north. The sheer number and extent of the reservoirs is amazing.
Well worth a visit.
St. Fagan’s Welsh Folk Museum, Cardiff
This has to be one of the man made wonders of the world. There are houses of all types, a chapel, church, farmstead, school and many more buildings at St. Fagan’s All have been carefully taken down from their original sites, each stone being numbered, and then painstakingly moved to St. Fagan’s and rebuilt right down to the last detail.
Tel : 02920 569441
One hour’s drive
Red Kite Feeding Station
The Red Kite was once faced with extinction. Today you can visit the Feeding Station at the outskirts of Rhayadr town which will provide an incredible, spectacular and leisurely afternoon finale …but check on the feeding time so as not to be disappointed.
The dramatic daily sight of flocks in excess of 40 of these fantastic birds diving to the ground for food is an experience which should not be missed.
Tel: 01597 810243
Carreg Cennen Castle
Carreg Cennen Castle serves as one of the principle landmarks in the west of the National Park visible from the surrounding countryside and in particular from the Black Mountain ridges. – Outstanding views, only one and a quarter hours drive
The city of Hereford is less than an hour away and the Cathedral is well worth a visit. Here you will find the Mappa Mundi, the oldest map in the UK, together with the largest “chained library” in the world.
Beautiful ‘Blue Flag’ beaches will be located on the Gower Peninsular near Swansea – just over an hour’s drive to the south west.
Several beautiful beaches are within easy reach for day trips from the site, including Oxwich Bay which has been named the most beautiful beach in the UK.
Spectacularly set in the beautiful Tywi valley of Carmarthenshire, Aberglasney Gardens have been an inspiration to poets since 1477. The story of Aberglasney spans many centuries, but, the house’s origins are still shrouded in obscurity. En-route the National Botanic Gardens of Wales.
National Botanic Gardens of Wales
A must for lovers of all things flora and fauna. Set in Llanarthne in Carmarthenshire this wonderful attraction rivals Cornwall’s Eden Project. A one and a half hour drive
Dolau Cothi Goldmines
These unique gold mines, dating back to the Romans, are the only show mines of their type in the UK.
Take an underground tour. Children can also try their luck gold panning. Less than one and a half hour drive