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The Moody Cow Farmshop and Welsh Bistro

The Moody Cow is a unique farm shop and bistro, where quality food is freshly home cooked, and local producers are celebrated! Ideally situated just off the A487 coast road, between the villages of Llanarth and Llwyncelyn and not far from the popular harbour towns of Aberaeron and New Quay. With a

The Warren

The Warren was born out of passion for great food. It is the creation of local chef Deri Reed who has had a lifelong dream to open a restaurant in his hometown of Carmarthen.

Stiwdio 3

Stiwdio 3 is a community space on Cardigan high street. Café / Caffi Call in to our licensed café for quality coffee and freshly prepared, wholesome and locally sourced food. Everything available to eat in or take away. Workshops / Gweithdai Join like minded creatives and become fully abs

National Botanic Garden of Wales

Set in the beautiful Carmarthenshire countryside, the Garden is a fascinating blend of the modern and historic. Here you’ll find an inspiring range of themed gardens, the world’s largest single-span glasshouse, play areas and a national nature reserve, all set in a Regency landscape which provides

Xcel Bowl

Xcel Bowl is about more than just bowling. We love Carmarthen and the people who live here. We wanted to create something to help Carmarthen thrive! So we came up with the Xcel Project. At its centre a Bowling Alley, bringing jobs and investment into Carmarthen as well as a community gathering spac

Pembroke Castle

Pembroke Castle is idyllically set on the banks of the river estuary. This mighty fortress is largely intact, and its endless passages, tunnels and stairways are great fun to explore. Pembroke Castle has a long and fascinating history, dating from 1093; notably, Henry Tudor (Harri Tudur), who bec

Milford Waterfront

Here at Milford Waterfront, we’re building a future upon our history and creating a vibrant waterfront destination to welcome the world! Milford Waterfront is a great place for a day out! With boutique shopping, leisurely coffees with a great view, delicious food at one of the many cafés or restaur

Cardigan Island Farm Park

Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park is a wonderful natural tourist attraction with superb panoramic views over Cardigan Island, the estuary of the River Teifi, the Pembrokeshire National Park, Poppit Sands and Cardigan Bay. Atlantic Grey Seals inhabit

Hilton Court Gardens and Craft Centre

Welcome to Hilton Court, one of Pembrokeshire's best keep secrets. Situated in 12 acres of outstanding beauty, in the National Coastal Park to the west of Haverfordwest. There has been a residence listed here from at least 1323, when a Walter de Hilton was in residence. Visitors are drawn to the

Gwili Steam Railway

There’s something about travelling by steam. It brings a nostalgic smile to our older visitors and young children are fascinated by the sight and sound of a coal fired steam engine. Stop off at the Gwili Steam Railway and remember when life went at a gentler place. Just outside Carmarthen town yo

Cae Hir Gardens

A Welsh Garden with a Dutch History, Cae Hir is a true family garden with real heart and soul. 4 acres of landscaped Welsh hillside provide visitors with a 'proper garden' to explore, meander through, gaze at and sit in. Fully landscaped as one whole garden, Cae Hir boasts a plethora of fabu

New Quay Honey Farm

New Quay Honey Farm has an indoor live bee exhibition, the largest of its kind in Wales. Bees can be seen working in a variety of natural habitats and also in man-made hives which open to show the mysteries of the bees' nest. All these displays can be viewed behind glass in complete safety. Ther

Museum of Internal Fire

The museum, dedicated to the internal combustion engine, includes many examples of early British oil engines, gas turbines, petrol and diesel. Many of these preserved engines are working, thus allowing visitors the opportunity to appreciate the sound and feel of the engines at work, evoking a f

Dylan Thomas Boathouse, Laugharne

Ten minutes from Laugharne, the Boathouse was home to Dylan Thomas for the last four years of his life. With views across the Taf estuary where seabirds, seals and otters make their home, the Boathouse has a tearoom, exhibition room, furnished parlour, shop and facilities. Above it was the Writing S

Camera Obscura, Aberystwyth

Currently the largest camera obscura in the world, this fascinating attraction is part of a recreated Victorian pleasure park. It consists of a 14 inch lense, with 360 degrees of view around 1000s of square miles of Welsh land and sea, all reflected into a circular viewing gallery below the camera.

National Showcaves Centre for Wales

The National Showcaves Centre for Wales at Abercrave, Swansea offers the experience of a lifetime. Dan-yr-Ogof Show Cave was first discovered in 1912 and has since proved to be an important cave complex with over 10 miles of cave and possibly more yet to be discovered. Enter through Cathedral Ca

Oriel y Parc

Oriel y Parc is a striking, award-winning ‘green’ building, worth visiting in its own right. Owned and managed by the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority, Oriel y Parc includes a Visitor Centre, Artist in Residence Studio, a Discovery Room, which hosts family friendly art and nature activit

Cardigan Castle

Cardigan Castle (Castell Aberteifi) is believed to be the first stone castle ever built by a Welshman. To celebrate its completion in 1176, Rhys ap Gruffydd (Lord Rhys) hosted a gathering of bards, musicians and performers: the first Eisteddfod. This was the start of the Welsh tradition of cultural

Oakwood Theme Park

At Oakwood, you can enjoy a jam-packed day out with rollercoasters, rides and attractions for all ages. Visit Spooky Street with Spooky 3-D, Creepy Crawler Rollercoaster and our Which Hunt maze. For more daring visitors, ride the adrenaline-fuelled Megafobia, the UK’s number-one wooden roller

1940s Swansea Bay

Visit the 1940s Swansea Bay museum to discover for yourself what life was like for civilians on the ‘Home Front’ during World War II. 1940s Swansea Bay tells the story of the impact of the German Luftwaffe bombing raids on the area, and how the local people managed to cope with the devastation. S
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