Local Area Information

The Lodge is approached down a private drive, off a quiet country lane in a farming community, with commanding views over the stunning Taf estuary, The area is a superb mix of rolling countryside, seashore and salt marshes. It is ideally situated for walking, cycling, sea fishing, bird watching or touring West Wales, the Brecon Beacons and many of Blue Flag beaches in Pembrokeshire.

The nearest village is Llanybri, and you can enjoy a drink and good pub food in the dog friendly Farmers Arms.  Also close by is the pretty historic village of Llansteffan with its colourful cottages.  The village has a well-stocked village store and 2 pubs.  The Inn in the Sticks pub serves amazing tasty Welsh tapas style food and is well worth a visit. The sandy beach has amenities including:- toilets, a tea shop; a fish and chip shop, an ice cream kiosk and childrens play area.  The beach is ideal for dogs to stretch their legs, children to play in the rock pools and build sand castles, or to climb up and explore Llansteffan castle, The 227 bus serves both villages and goes to the thriving market town of Carmarthen. Carmarthen is 10miles away, or 20 min by car. Carmarthen has a wide variety of shops, large supermarkets, restaurants, a bowling alley, a leisure centre, museum, train station etc.

Wales’s most famous poet Dylan Thomas lived across the Taf Estuary in Laugharne and his boat house, where he penned many of his renowned works can be visited and viewed from the Lodge.   Although linked to Laugharne, he also spent much of his life on the Llansteffan peninsular, where many of his family members lived on local farms.

Family fun days out include   

A visit to the walled town of Tenby is a must. Tenby has historic harbour, beautiful beaches. Choice of award-winning restaurants and selection of bijou shops.

For those enjoying outdoor pursuits, there are lots of wonderful walks, including the Wales Coastal path which passes the main gate.  For the more energetic mountain biking, paddle boarding, kayaking, wind surfing and much more are available.


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