Carmarthen has all you need in a town, with entertainment, shopping, leisure and sports facilities. An evening’s entertainment could include a visit to the Lyric Theatre, where you can see a varied range of performances including music, comedy, dance and film. If you want to eat out, then there’s a large choice of restaurants catering for all tastes with a variety of cuisines, and for a lively night, the town is host to a good range of pubs and bars.
For shopping in the town, you’ll find St. Catherine’s Walk Shopping Centre which offers a good selection of stores, along with many independent shops and a regular market. Business conference venues in the town include those at the Halliwell Centre, University of Wales and St. Peter’s Civic Hall, and for international flights, the closest airport is Cardiff Airport.
Carmarthen Car Hire
Wherever you are in Carmarthen, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Carmarthen car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
Some places you could visit when in Carmarthen might include:
At this Museum you can see collections of exhibits relating to the history of Carmarthenshire. The exhibits include traditional Welsh costume along with Welsh furniture, paintings, a recreated Victorian classroom, items relating to agriculture and farming in the region, along with a display about the homefront during the Second World War.
This park is a pleasant place to come with lots of green open space, and many good facilities including a velodrome which was the first one in Wales, skateboarding area, children’s playground, outside gym equipment, bandstand, and there’s also a Tea Shop at the Park.
Kidwelly Industrial Museum
Not far from Carmarthen is the Kidwelly Industrial Museum, which is situated on the former tinplate works site. Here you can see a range of exhibits relating to the tinplate industry, along with coal mining. Visitors can see the Grade II listed Engine House and lots of other interesting exhibits.
Carmarthen Leisure Centre
This Leisure Centre offers a varied range of activities and sports and includes swimming, fitness studio, gym, martial arts, gymnastics, tennis, sauna and spa, squash and athletics track. There’s also a sports hall for sports including badminton, cricket, basketball, table tennis and trampolining and also an astro pitch for hockey and football.
Why not make a visit to Xcel Bowl where you can enjoy a fun game of ten pin bowling with your family or friends. While you’re here you can have a meal, and you can even personalise the lights on your lane you’re playing on.
Map of Carmarthen, click the directions icon to open a larger map for driving directions from Carmarthen to any other location.