Discover Kidwelly Castle, a Norman stronghold that matches the greatest castles of Wales. Stare in wonder at the castle rising above the river Gwendraeth on a misty morning at the hauntingly beautiful medieval fortress. For an afternoon among nature, head to the Four Waterfalls Park – a trail that encompasses four beautiful waterfalls in Ystradfellte which forms part of an area in the Brecon Beacons known as waterfall county. With more waterfalls per square mile than anywhere else in the UK, this is one of the best areas to find one. Explore waterfall county’s abundance of caves, gorges and, of course, waterfalls.
Get closer to nature at WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre, situated on the glorious northern shore of the Burry inlet. Enjoy stunning views over the estuary and Gower, or sign up for an unforgettable experience offering access to a huge variety of wildlife. Set in a breath-taking 450 acre mosaic of lakes, pools and lagoons, Llanelli Wetland Centre is a haven for some of the world’s most spectacular birds, many of which are rare or endangered.
The beautiful wetlands here are home to countless types of diverse wildlife such as dragonflies, kingfishers, orchids, oystercatchers, butterflies, barn owls, pintails, spoonbills, little egrets, and so many more. Feel inspired by the transition of species with the changing of seasons. Expert birdwatchers and beginners alike enjoy spending many hours in our comfortable hides looking for new or rare spots. Borrow a bike and pedal through 200 untamed acres of ponds, lagoons and meadows in the Millennium Wetlands, or spot a water vole as you glide through the reeds on a canoe safari!
Discover the breathtaking Millennium Coastal Park, an award-winning Park that is sure to leave you with a lasting memory of its scale and beauty. Walk or cycle along the Millennium Coastal Path, which runs from Llanelli through Sandy Water Park, Burry Port to Pembrey Forest. The magnificent promenade with viewing platforms boast stunning views of Carmarthen Bay and the Gower Peninsular.