Things to Do In and Around Llanelli

Llanelli is definitely not a one size fits all vacation, there is something and somewhere for everyone! For those looking forward to a relaxing break, the nearby Millennium Coastal Park offers many beautiful beaches to relax on. The town itself is full of quaint cafes, buzzing bars and traditional pubs, ideal for losing yourself in. If you’re looking for a more active holiday however, there’s plenty to see and do in and around Llanelli.

Visit the Gower Peninsula

The nearby Gower Peninsula offers fantastic views out to sea, stunning beaches and plenty of water based fun. There are a wealth of hiking and cycling paths to enjoy, taking in dramatic scenery and natural wonders. Surfing can be enjoyed at a number of the bays, with lessons and equipment hire for beginners.

National Botanic Gardens of Wales

There are a number of themed gardens to enjoy at this wonderful attraction. Learn about healing herbs in the Apothecary’s Garden, and discover how they were used in the old pharmacy. Get a glimpse into the world of bees in the bee garden, with viewing windows into the hives.


For lovers of golf, there are several courses throughout Wales. The Machynys Golf and Country Club features a driving range as well as a spectacular 18 hole course.

Aberglasney House

The fantastic house and gardens are home to a number of events, such as art exhibitions. Recently restored, both the house and gardens are well worth a visit.

Llanelli Wetland Centre

A fantastic, naturally stunning park to explore with sights of rare birds. Kids have the opportunity to hand feed the ducks.

Llanelli Market

Over fifty family run stalls stocking a wide range of goods fill the market place. The sounds and smells of the market provide a bustling environment, and a chance to pick up some fantastic local goods.

Kidwelly Castle

This ancient castle dates back hundreds of years and offers visitors the chance to step back in time and imagine what life would have been like within the castle walls. Offering insight into the city’s rich history.