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Towns & Villages to Visit

There are beautiful unspoiled small market towns & villages dotted around the Gower and the Brecon Beacons, and here are our favourites. 


The drive over the Black Mountain to Llandeilo from Brynamman is truely breathtaking, and has also been voted one of the most romantic drives in the UK.

Dating back to the 12th century, this beautiful market town has kept its charm of Georgian / Victorian character.

In keeping with its heritage, Llandeilo has retained many small independent shops. Big name high street stores may be few and far between, but there is still a wide choice of businesses: kitchenware, ladies fashion, hardware stores, dressmakers, jewellers, florists, art galleries and antiques. 

There's an outdoor market every Friday, and once a month, you'll find an antiques fair and auction. 


For a scenic country drive, head to the centre of the Brecon Beacons and the historic town of Brecon. 

Brecon has a thriving community and has the backdrop of the Brecon Beacons, where you are able to eat, shop and drink.

Spend the afternoon onboard the Dragonfly cruise, where you can take in the most beautiful scenery in Britain, whilst you manoeuvre around the Brecon canal.


Just around the corner from Prince Charles country home (Myddfai), you will find this charming Market Town filled with history, a small indoor market and coffee shops. A lovely town for a small walk and a bite to eat.


This is a delightfull little harbour town and seaside resort, bursting with character and culture, and popular with toursits for its fantastic bars, resturants and nightlife.

Carmarthen Town

Claimed to be the oldest town in Wales, Carmarthen has evolved around its sturdy Roman defences, with a rich blend of modernity woven into its mystical and gladiatorial heritage. Here you will find all the branded highstreet shops, along with some traditional retailers, but without the big city feel. 

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