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Activities on and around Llwyncrwn Farm      

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Activities on and around Llwyncrwn Farm

Farm | Crafts/Markets | Places to visit | Historic Interest | Local Information

On Llwyncrwn Farm

  • Enjoy a picnic in one of the fields, by the ponds or in the woods
  • Walk in 30 acres of fields with ponds, hedgerows and woodlands
  • Great opportunities for bird watching
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Crafts / farmers markets / shopping

Cardigan Indoor Market - Cardigan, Pembrokeshire
Market house built in 1860. Sells wide variety of goods, produce and arts & crafts, Café
01239 615728

Moriath Glass - Drefach Felindre, Llandysul, Carmarthenshire
Painted and etched glass bowls, goblets, vases, hangings, mirrors - often with a strong celtic theme
01559 371585

Gwili Pottery - Bronwydd Road, Pontarsais, Carmarthen
Wide range of hand thrown, hand painted, highly decorated earthenware ceramics in traditional and contemporary designs
01267 253449

Celtic Design Centre - Tregaron, Ceradigion
Workshops and museum. Shops selling handmade gold jewellery and other Celtic crafts
01974 298415

Carmarthen Farmers Market - Carmarthen Town Centre
Farmers market, wide range of local produce
01550 777244

Lampeter Farmers Market - Market Street, Lampeter
Farmers market, wide range of local produce and crafts
01970 633066

Jen Jones Quilts - Pontbrendu, Llanybydder
Wide range of traditionally made Welsh quilts
01570 480610

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Things to do and places to visit

Outdoor, Wildlife and Fishing

Brechfa Forest - Brechfa, Carmathenshire
Walking, cycling and birdwatching
0845 604 0845

Welsh Wildlife Centre - Cilgerran, Cardigan, Pembrokeshire
Nature reserve located on the Teifi Marshes. Nature trails, walking, picnicking, visitor centre
01239 621600

Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park - Gwbert, Cardigan, Ceredigion
This unique farm park is stunningly located on a scenic headland, overlooking the nature reserve of Cardigan Island which is home to thousands of nesting sea-birds
01239 612196

RSPB Dinas and Gwenffrwd nature reserve - Llandovery
This delightful reserve is set in the heart of mid-Wales. A boardwalk takes you through oakwood and then the trail continues to the fast-flowing river
01792 842927

Teifi Valley Angling - Llandysul
Home of Llandysul Angling Association

Alltrodyn Trout Lake - Capel Dewi, Llandysul
01545 590376

Wildfowl Trust - Llanelli
Wildfowl centre in Llanelli
01554 741087

Dryslwyn Castle - Ffairfach
A native Welsh castle recently uncovered by excavation

Llandysul Paddlers - Llandysul
Outdoor education centre and canoe club. Wide range of outdoor activities including kayaking
01559 362907

Gardens

Aberglasney Gardens - Llangathen, Carmarthenshire
Ancient formal gardens with pools, parapets, clositers and arches. Rare and exciting plants
01558 668998

The National Botanic Garden of Wales - Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire
National Botanic Garden of Wales
01558 667148

Cae Hir Gardens - Cribyn, Lampeter, Ceredigion
Wil Akkermans' Cae Hir is a very special Ornamental Garden not to be missed when you visit West Wales; Filmed for BBC Gardeners World
01570 470839

Norwood Gardens - Llanllwni, Carmarthenshire
The gardens extend to about 3 acres and occupy a gently sloping site on the south side of the Teifi valley. The whole of the garden and other facilities can be accessed by wheelchair users with the minimum of assistance
01559 395386

Llanerchaeron - Aberaeron, Carmarthenshire
National Trust house and farm. Classic example of a small 18th century Welsh gentry estate
01558 825147 (Info line) 01545 570200 (Office)

Indoor, Historic and Railways

Felinwynt Rain Forest Centre - Felinwynt, Cardigan, Ceredigion
Free flying, tropical butterflies in natural surroundings
01239 810250

Dolaucothi Gold Mines - Pumpsiant, Carmarthenshire
National Trust run gold mine dating back to the Roman period
01558 825146 (Info line) 01558 650177 (Office)

National Wool Museum - Capel-Dewi, Llandysul, Ceredigion
located 4 miles east of Newcastle Emlyn, 16 miles west of Carmarthen off the A484. Follow brown tourist signs for National Woollen Museum
01559 370929

Rock Mill Woollen Mill - Capel Dewi
Capel Dewi is on the B4459 road north of Llanfihangel-ar-arth (B4336) and south of Rhydowen (A475). Rock Mill is signed from Llandysul (A486).
This is a very important mill, being the only remaining waterwheel powered commercial Woollen Mill still working in Wales
01559 362356

Castell Henlleys Iron Age Fort - A487 between Newport and Cardigan
The site of BBC 1's 'Surviving the Iron Age'. Fascinating insight into Prehistoric Life
01239 891319

Internal Fire - Museum of Power - Castell Pridd Farm, Tanygroes, Ceredigion
Over 40 working engines dating from 1911
01239 811212

Caws Cenarth - Glyneithinog Farm, Pontseli, Boncath, Dyfed
Traditional oganic Welsh cheese farm. Farm visits and shop
01239 710432

Caws Celtica - Capel Gwnda, Rhydlewis, Llandysul, Ceredigion SA44 5RN
Award winning natural sheep's milk farmhouse cheeses made from the unpasteurised milk produced by the flock of pedigree friesland milking sheep at Capel Gwnda Farm
01239-851419

Curlew Weavers - Troedyraur, Rhydlewis, Ceredigion
Tours of the woollen mill, craft shop, picnic area and woollen fabrics and garments
01239 851357

Museum of Childhood, Welsh Toy Museum - Penn-fynonn, Llangeler, Carmathenshire
Toy museum with gift shop and tea room
01559 370428

The National Coracle Centre & 17th Century Flour Mill - Cenarth Falls, Carmathenshire
Coracle Centre & 17th Century Flour Mill
01239 710980

Gwili Railway - Carmarthen
The Gwili Railway is a living reminder of a Great Western Railway branch line set in the breathtaking Carmarthenshire hills
01267 230666

Teifi Valley Narrow Gauge Railway - Henllan, Newcastle Emlyn
Narrow gauge steam train takes you on journey through the beautiful Teifi Valley
01559 371077

Map of local attractions

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Historic Interest

Wales history

History of Carmarthenshire

Dylan Thomas

Standing Stones

Site maps of Wales

Megalithic sites of Carmarthenshire

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Local Information

Llandysul and Pont Tyweli - Llandysul and Pont Tyweli
Information about activities in Llandysul and Pont Tyweli, two towns nearby to Llwyncrwn Farm
01559 362403
Lampeter local information - Lampeter
Information about activities in Lampeter, a town nearby to Llwyncrwn Farm
01570 423886
Newcastle Emlyn local information - Newcastle Emlyn
Information about activities in Newcastle Emlyn, a town nearby to Llwyncrwn Farm
01239 698488
Map of local attractions

Eating Out

Eateries come and go, but there is always a wide range to choose from including cafes, pubs, hotels, takeaways and restaurants. And of course our own evening meals! The information pack in the cottage provides details of local eating establishments, and we are always happy to give further and up-to-date advice.

  
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Further information resources for the region

Recommended Reading

Guide to Rural Wales (Country Living Magazine), by Peter Long, ISBN 1-904-43423-1

Recommended Maps

Ordinance Survey Landranger Series - sheet 146, Lampeter/Llandovery
Ordinance Survey Explorer Series - sheet 185, Newcastle Emlyn
Ordinance Survey Explorer Series - sheet 177, Carmarthen/Kidwelly
Ordinance Survey Explorer Series - sheet 178, Llanelli/Ammanford
Ordinance Survey Explorer Series - sheet 186, Llandeilo/Brechfa Forest

Aerial Photo of Llwyncrwn Farm at MultiMap

Recommended Tourism Web Sites

Carmarthenshire Tourism
Visit Wales
Carmarthenshire Tourlink
Ceredigion Tourism
Tourist Attractions index

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