Views Around Blaendyffryn Fach

The Surrounding Area

The surrounding area has many places of interest, including goldmines, castles, nature reserves, a spectacular coastline and many gardens including the National Botanic Gardens of Wales
If you are active and young at heart look at this video, made by a visiting journalist, about the best kept secret in Wales, Carmarthenshire

Ceredigion Heritage Coast
The Ceredigion heritage coast with its sandy beaches, clean waters and stunning cliff top walks is only 35 minutes' drive away. Here you'll find rock pools, sea birds, seals and, if you're lucky, even dolphins. The coast line has a marvellous array of wild flowers during the spring and in the summer its beaches are the perfect place for safe swimming, family activities and sea fishing.

The Ceredigion Coast Path is a 60 miles / 96 km, signed and waymarked path, with sections within easy reach of Blaendyffryn Fach. For route information, maps and more, please see the web site at www.ceredigioncoastpath.org.uk/
Pony Trekking
Blaenca Trekking is just over a mile from the cottage, it has traditional welsh cobs with superb riding country on Llanllwni Mountain.
Contact Dillwyn Davies, Blaencaerneuadd,Llanllwni, Tel: 07973218782
They also offer pony cart rides around the mountain and village.

Horse riding lessons and beach riding are available in Carmarthenshire at Pembrey and Marros.

Fishing
The cottage is 2 miles from the River Teifi, and the Cothi and Towy Rivers, famous for their Sewin and Salmon fishing, are also close by. Take a look at the website of the Llandysul Angling Association for more info. There are also lots of opportunities for Coarse and sea fishing, within easy reach of the cottage. Please see WTB web site, Fishing Wales, for details.

Walking
We are keen walkers ourselves and having lived here for over 30 years, would be happy to offer advice on anything from a short walk to a serious hike. We can also provide maps and compass. If you like for a small fee we will go with you as a guide to the area's secret places.

Cycling
The cottage is situated four miles from the start of the Brechfa Forest mountain bike trail

Please see our Walkers and Cyclists page for further information.

Canoeing on the Teifi
For information on a range of outdoor activities, including canoeing, White Water Rafting, Kayaking, Rock Climbing and Abseiling, and lots more, please see the web site of local activity provider Llandyssul Paddlers Outdoor Education Centre Llandyssul is 5 miles from the cottage.

Gardens
If you've something less strenuous in mind, the cottage is within easy reach of several gardens, open to the public. These include Norwood Gardens, less than 2 miles away, and Aberglasney House and Gardens at Llangathen.

We are also only a short drive from the National Botanic Garden of Wales, at Llanarthne. A comprehensive history of the Garden, together with opening times, events and season highlights, is available on the National Botanic Garden of Wales Web site.

Golf

Carmarthen Golf Club was voted best Welsh Golf Club in 2011 and is highly recommended by some of our guests.A 35 minutes drive from the cottage.
Visit www.carmarthengolfclub.com

Craft Activities

If you feel like being creative during your stay we can help arrange craft lessons. An experienced local teacher offers classes in pottery, jewelley, mosaics, and much more. All materials provided. For more information go to www.craftybreaks.com