To do – paid entry – within half hour drive

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, the British Bird of Prey Centre, a tropical Butterfly House, play areas and a national nature reserve, all set in a Regency landscape which provides the stage for a packed programme of events and courses throughout the year.

Aberglasney Gardens

Aberglasney Gardens was made famous by the BBC television series “A garden Lost in Time”.  A renown plantsman’s paradise with a unique Elizabethan Cloister Garden at its heart.

Dinefwr Park and Castle

Newton House, a 17th-century manor house that sits at the heart of the Dinefwr Estate with a cafe. Walk through the 800 acres of rolling SSSI parkland and National Nature Reserve, featuring ancient Deer Park, veteran trees and wildflower meadows.  Or explore Dinefwr Castle a 12th century fortress under the care of CADW.

Gwili Railway is a Heritage Steam Railway running from Bronwydd Arms through the beautiful Gwili Valley to Danycoed Halt, and Abergwili Junction.  They also offer Driver Footplate Adventures.

paxtons tower
Merlins hill centre
Norwood gardens
orial myrddin