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Things to Do in Llanelli, Wales

A beautiful town on the coast of South Wales, Llanelli is full of surprises when it comes to attractions and activities.

Location wise….

Llanelli is just over an hour’s drive from Cardiff, the capital of Wales and right at the entrance to the beautiful county of Pembrokeshire, a place full of picturesque countryside and golden sandy beaches.

When Travelling….

You can visit Llanelli via train, bus, taxi or private car. Cardiff international airport is just over an hour’s drive away.

When Visiting…

Here are the attractions we recommend when visiting this seaside town.

Llanelli Beach

Set your eyes to this gorgeous long beach and snap a photo with your friends or family while enjoying the scenery. If you are feeling active, you can also go sailing and windsurfing, and take in the views.

Photo by : @llanellyhouse

Llanelly House

Discover the rich history and secrets of Llanelly house, a lovely property dating back to the 18th century. Experience Europe’s Age of Enlightenment-era by visiting Llanelly House, you can book a visit through their website, check news and updates at

Stradey Castle

Stradey is one of the finest Mid-Victorian houses in South Wales, having been in the Mansel Lewis family for five generations. The House has a fine collection of Victorian art by Charles William Mansel Lewis himself a talented artist.

This castle is also known as a go-to wedding venue in town due to its architecture and majestic scenery. This castle captivates the joy of romance and the spirit of marriage. Films have been shot in this castle.

Photo by : WRU

Parc Y Scarlets

Llanelli is one of the world's most well-known rugby towns. It is the home of the Scarlets, one of the world's most passionately supported rugby clubs. The Scarlets officially represent the whole of West Wales.

The first historic game at the Stadium was held on November 15th, 2008, between Llanelli RFC and Cardiff RFC, a game that saw Llanelli triumph with a 32-3 win over their rivals and will live on in the history books.

Not just for sports, other events are also held in this stadium such as concerts, they also have conferences and meeting venues.

Photo by: @chloethomas573

Parc Howard Museum

Parc Howard Museum is housed in a magnificent Bath stone villa surrounded by lovely gardens. Its exhibits tell the fascinating story of a remarkable town, its people, personality, and events. It also houses the world's largest public collection of Llanelli Pottery and works of art by and about Llanelli residents.

As of today: Parc Howard Museum is closed until Easter 2022. We are repairing the iconic tower, roof and porch and are working on a new exhibition too. The gardens are open every day as usual, from dawn until dusk.

Millennium Coastal Park

A place for long walks while enjoying a great view and wildlife along the way. It has a fantastic largely flat, well-surfaced, and easily accessible coastal traffic-free path that follows the gorgeous Carmarthenshire coast along the Wales Coast Path.


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