Along with the coastal and countryside scenery, there are plenty of other local attractions to keep you occupied throughout your visit, many of which are dog friendly. The Masons Arms pub is only a minutes walk away, serves food and is dog friendly. There a tempting tea room less than 5 minutes walk from the house and other food and drink places and local shops in the town centre which is 10 minutes walk.
Close by there's Pembrey Country Park (a firm favourite with all of our guests and only a few minutes drive away), the National Botanic Garden of Wales, the Llanelli Wetland Centre and The Play King (Wales largest indoor play area) and Xcel Bowl (a social enterprise ten-pin bowling centre and cafe) which are all approximately 20 minutes drive away. Further afield there are attractions such as Oakwood Theme park, Folly Farm, The LC2 plus many more.
The local area boasts...
There are many beaches that can be easily reached from Dyffryn House with Pembrey’s Cefn Sidan Beach and Ferryside Beach being particularly close by
There are several historic castles in the local area ready to be explored, including:
There are a number of designated walks in the area and are mapped and listed in a Carmarthenshire walks leaflet. The Millennium Coastal path can be accessed from Kidwelly and offers many miles of views of the local coastline. For more information you can contact Carmarthenshire Tourism Office.
Dyffryn House has easy access to the many cycle trails. Guests are welcome to bring their own bikes which can be stored securely in the games room or alternatively bike hire is available in nearby Pembrey Country Park. For casual cycling the Millennium Coastal Path has miles of relatively flat cycle paths.
There are five fantastic golf clubs within 20 minutes of Dyffryn House, all of which offer a pay as you play membership.
- Ashburnham Golf Club
- Glyn Abbey Golf Club
- Carmarthen Golf Club
- Derllys Court Golf Club
- Machynys Peninsula Golf & Country Club
The Ferryside based yacht club is active and accepts holiday membership. It has a slipway, changing, storage and bar facilities. A foot passenger ferry operates regularly between Ferryside and Llanstephen which makes a great day out.
The estuary is a Bass protection zone. Carmarthen Bay is well recognised as one of the most productive areas for summer sea fish species especially Sea Bass.
Teifi Valley Railway is nearby along with Gwilli Railway.
Ferryside is at the centre of about ten square miles of tidal estuary and common marshland. The diversity of bird life can be viewed easily from the cliff roads or paths, although the more dedicated would probably hide in the marshes. There is also the Llanelli Wetland Centre with many species of birds to see plus numerous hides.
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