Our Inspector's View
The owners of Llwyn Helyg, a modern 'country house', have used the finest quality materials to create this luxury bed and breakfast accommodation. Situated in three acres of landscaped gardens and surrounded by countryside, it's on the outskirts of Llanarthne, midway between Carmarthen and Llandeilo. All the individually designed, en suite bedrooms have 6-foot wide beds and luxurious Vi-Spring mattresses. Private parking is available.
Facilities – at a glance
Luxurious accommodation overseen by attentive, natural hosts
- Rooms 3
- Beauty/treatment room
- Free TV
- DVD Player
- Lounge with TV
- Lounge without TV
- Open parking
- Maximum number of guests: f
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About The area
Carmarthenshire is the largest of the historic counties of Wales, and known to have been inhabited since prehistoric times. Carmarthen, its county town, with its Roman fort, claims to be the oldest town in Wales.
Carmarthenshire was a heavily disputed territory between the Welsh and the Normans in the 12th and 13th centuries, and many of the castles and forts dotting its landscapes date from this period. They include ruins at Carreg Cennen, Dinefwr, Dryslwyn, Laugharne, Llansteffan and Newcastle Emlyn, as well as the slightly better-preserved Kidwelly Castle. Carmarthen Castle, meanwhile, saw further fighting during both the Wars of the Roses and the Civil War, when it was captured twice by the Parliamentary forces, and ordered to be dismantled by Oliver Cromwell.
In these more peaceful times, the economy of the county is mainly agricultural (the 19th-century Rebecca Riots, in which local farmers and agricultural workers protested against higher tolls and taxes, started in Carmarthenshire), and its fertile farmland is known as ‘The Garden of Wales’. A more literal garden, the National Botanic Garden of Wales, opened in 2000.
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