Self-Catering Holiday Cottages in Carmarthenshire, Wales

Activities in Wales

Dolaucothi Gold Mines

12 miles from Stangwrach

Dolaucothi Gold Mines

These unique gold mines, last worked in 1938, are set amid wooded hillsides overlooking the beautiful Cothi Valley. The Romans who exploited the site almost 2000 years ago left behind a complex of pits, channels, adits and tanks. Mining resumed in the 19th century and continued through the 20th century, reaching a peak in 1938. Guided tours take visitors through the Roman and the more recent underground workings. Gold panning gives visitors the opportunity to experience the frustrations of the search for gold. This is a good half-day tripe for the whole family.

Horse Riding

29 miles from Stangwrach

Horse Riding

Marros riding centre a family owned & run establishment providing horse riding services, catering for all levels of riders from people who have never even seen a horse close up, to the most experienced of riders. We take both individuals and families for treks on the Marros Mountain along our woodland tracks or for the more experienced rider we offer riding along the eleven kilometres of beaches that are within easy reach of the farm. We provide lessons for all levels of rider from complete beginners up to very experienced riders wanting to improve their skills.

Celtic Quest Coasteering

Celtic Quest Coasteering

What is coasteering? Kayaking without a boat, surfing without a board, bungee jumping without a bungee! Essentially, Coasteering is everything your parents told you not to do at the beach as a child, but under the watchful eye of an experienced (if a little bonkers) Guide. Jumping, climbing, swimming and water features.

A great day out while staying at our accommodation.

Mudtrek - Mountain Biking with a guide

Mudtrek - Mountain Biking with a guide

Mountain Biking: Whether you want to take on the most challenging "off piste" rides in Wales, or simply explore the world renowned local trails www.mudtrek.com have expert guides that can do it all! See their Riding Page for some of the guided routes available. And your guide is exclusive to your group!

Full day guiding £125 (up to 8 guests)
Half day guiding £75 (up to 8 guests)
Full suspension bike hire £40 per bike per day

Gwili Steam Railway

12 miles from Stangwrach

Gwili Steam Railway

The Gwili Steam Railway, is the only steam standard gauge railway operating in South West Wales. The Gwili Railway is a living reminder of a Great Western Railway branch line set in the breathtaking Carmarthenshire hills. The trip down memory lane starts at Bronwydd Arms Station, and the steam train follows the route, originally taken by the Carmarthen to Aberystwyth line to a delightful halt at Danycoed. Bronwydd Arms is the point where you will find the Gwili Railway. Bronwydd is situated just off the A484 approximately 3 miles from the centre of Carmarthen. Not to be missed if your potty about railways.

Folly Farm

34 miles from Stangwrach

Folly Farm

Set in the heart of the Pembrokeshire countryside, Folly Farm offers four fantastic reasons to visit… a friendly farmyard, spectacular zoo, enormous vintage funfair and an imaginative range of adventure play. Jolly Farm is perhaps Folly Farm's most well-known and popular attraction, where visitors meet our huge variety of friendly farm animals and their babies, including horses, donkeys, sheep, goats, pigs, Shetland ponies, hens, and much more, including many rare breeds! Visitors can even enjoy a close encounter with our baby animals during Folly Farm's long-established and ever popular bottle-feeding show.

Oakwood Theme Park

36 miles from Stangwrach

Oakwood Theme Park

Experience the thrills of our white-knuckle rides for yourself with action shots of Hydro, Megafobia, The Bounce and Vertigo. Check out what we've got for the whole family including granny and grandpa! A thrilling day out for the whole family. Some of our rides aren't suitable for all of our guests, whether disabled or non-disabled, due to maximum and minimum height and size restrictions and certain health restrictions. Be warned by Grace, take a spare set of cloths, pack a picnic and mums, pack some headache tablets as you will be watching with bated breath. Look at website for more info.

Pembrey Country Park

24 miles from Stangwrach

Pembrey Country Park

The People visit Pembrey Country Park for many different reasons. Some to enjoy the freedom to wander around 202 hectares of glorious parkland, some to take advantage of one of the best beaches in the UK, others to use the host of excellent family attractions found in the Park. Set against the spectacular backdrop of the Gower Peninsula and overlooking the coastal scenery of Carmarthen Bay, the Park had been transformed into one of Wales's top visitor attractions. Learn how to ski and board without even setting foot on a snow-covered mountain or take your bikes and enjoy the Millennium Coastal Path/Celtic Trail.

Fishing, Llanfynydd, Wales

2 miles from Stangwrach

Fishing, Llanfynydd, Wales

Stangwrach cottage and Ash Tree cottage are very popular in the fishing season. The Towy (Tywi in Welsh) is only a couple of miles away and is one of Britain's top sea-trout rivers. Towy sewin (as the sea-trout is known in Wales) are famous for their size - five and six-pounders are common. The river's runs of salmon are also among the best in the Principality. As a spate river, the Towy produces excellent daytime sport to anglers spinning or fly-fishing when the river is running off after rain. However, it is for the nighttime sport it offers with sea trout that the Towy is most famous for.

Golf, Wales

10 miles from Stangwrach

Golf, Wales

So, what's it all about? Quite simply, 'Golf as it should be' is what the game is really about – challenge and conviviality, achievement and relaxation, good competition and great fun. It sums up the kind of golf you can find in Wales. See the golf website to find out more about the ingredients of this magic formula.

Manor House Wildlife Park

Manor House Wildlife Park

Manor House Wildlife Park is situated by the unique and beautiful Pembrokeshire coastal resort town of Tenby. Now owned by the one and only Anna Ryder Richardson from the TV series Changing Rooms, Manor House Wildlife Park enables visitors to interact with the animals, including Zebras, Emu's and Wallabies as well as many different types of monkey.

This is a good day out for the whole family, young, old and disabled. This is a particular favourite with our disabled visitors.

Hire Cycing for the day and follow the Millenium cycle path

Hire Cycing for the day and follow the Millenium cycle path

The Cars full to bursting no room to pack your bikes? We have the answer go on the Millenum cycle trails, hire your bikes for the day for the whole family. Rent your bikes at the Pembrey Ski Centre and set out along one of the best traffic-free sections of the Celtic Trail. There are great beaches on offer and this is a superb place for families and anyone who wants to escape the motorcar. It's a fantastic day ride.

Rent your bikes at the Pembrey Ski Centre

Llandysul Paddlers

Llandysul Paddlers

Llandysul Paddlers can offer Canoeing, White Water Rafting, Kayaking, Rock Climbing, Abseiling, Coasteering, Walking, Mountain Biking, River Swiim and Gorge Walking. Just some of the activities on offer in Llandysul activity centre. They welcome familles, disabled, competitive and recreational paddlers. No age limit and everyone is welcome.

Blue Ocean Activities & Adventure

Blue Ocean Activities & Adventure

Blue Ocean Activities & Adventure are an Outdoor Activity Company based in South Wales. We have a range of exciting activities to choose from including: Canyoning aka Gorge Walking, Coasteering, White Water Rafting, Surf Kayaking, Bushcraft & Survival, and many more. We also run open events for individuals and small groups. Unlike many other companies we actually own and deliver the activities we offer ensuring consistent high quality and value for money.

 

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Stangwrach Holiday Cottages

Stangwrach, Ash Tree and Gardener's Cottage are situated in an unsurpassed location with acres of beautiful gardens in an idyllically peaceful setting with glorious views.

Stangwrach, Llanfynydd Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales, SA32 7TG

01558 668287

 
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