What to see and do in the area
There are good shops and excellent pubs within short driving distances and the market towns of Llandovery and Llandeilo nearby with the village of Llangadog the nearest with good eating pubs, an excellent butcher, award winning local post office/newsagent and a grocery store.
There are many tourist attractions within reach including the Red Kite Feeding Station in the village of Llanddeusant nearby, Carreg Cennen Castle a few miles away and the popular and spectacular Dan Yr Ogof Show Caves over the mountain.
If you fancy a walk why not take the track up to Llyn-y-Fan Fach where 'The Lady of the Lake' folk tale is derived as well as being linked to the famous Physicians of Myddfai. There are plenty of other walks nearby and some fabulous countryside to explore.
Other nearby attractions include:
- Dynefwr Park, Llandeilo
- Newton House, Dynefwr Castle and Deer Park
- National Botanical Gardens of Wales
- Aberglasney House and Gardens
- Castles and Historical Buildings :Carreg Cennen, Llandovery Castle, Dinefwr Castle, Dryslwyn Castle, Paxtons Tower, Carmarthen Castle,
- Brecon and Hay-on-Wye : Jazz Fesitval in August, Two Museums including military (Zulu war), Theatre and canal. Hay Festival (May) and books !
- Beaches and Watersports : Llangorse Lake and Activity Centre, Near Abergavenny, Gower Coast and Mumbles near Swansea. Pembrokeshire, Aberystwyth and more
- Tourist centres and Theme Parks: Oakwood Park, Folly Farm, Dan Yr Ogof Show Caves, Dolaucothi Gold Mines, Bluestone and many more
- Activities and Sports: Plenty of golf clubs nearby, canoeing, fishing in river and sea, walking, birdwatching, climbing, caving, horse riding etc.
- Cycling up the Black Mountain (named in the Top 100 hill climbs in the UK)
- Railways: The famous Heart of Wales line runs through Llangadog up to Shrewsbury and down to Swansea. Also the Gwili and Brecon Railways are for the steam enthusiasts