llanelli beach from burry port lighthouse

Things to do in Llanelli

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Discover the best attractions and activities that Llanelli has to offer

Llanelli, Wales is a fantastic tourist destination in the UK, with an array of attractions to visit and things to do throughout the year.

Find a wealth of things to do in Llanelli, a traditional market town situated on the Loughor Estuary.

The National Botanic Garden of Wales is a charming centre, located just outside of Llanelli. It spreads across 560 acres of Welsh countryside and is home to an impressive collection of over 8000 plant varieties. Another Llanelli attraction for nature lovers is Llanelli Wetland Centre, hosting up to 50,000 waterbirds and much more.

Llanelli Beach at Broughton Bay boasts vast sands overlooking a tranquil body of water. Backed by sand dunes, this dog-friendly bay is a relaxing location to take in the scenic coastal views. Trek along the Llanelli coastal path to experience this beauty even further.

A superb choice of restaurants in Llanelli appeal to all tastes and preferences, why not treat yourself?

Discover a whole host of things to do in Llanelli with our helpful travel guide.


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  • Broughton Bay

    A vast, sandy beach with picturesque sand dunes providing a wonderful backdrop and with views towards the pleasant Burry Port.

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  • Whiteford Lighthouse Burry Port Feature

    Burry Port East Beach

    Dog Friendly

    This vast expanse of sands rests just east of the Carmarthenshire town of Burry Port, and is a beach popular for water sports.

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  • Llanelli Beach Path Feature

    Llanelli Beach

    Dog Friendly

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    Soft sands and mudflats make up this beach close to Llanelli Docks, which looks out across the Loughor Estuary.

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  • Llanelly House

    Found in the heart of bustling Llanelli, this exquisite 18th century Georgian townhouse offers intriguing guided tours around the property and its interesting residents.

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  • The National Botanic Garden, Wales

    National Botanic Garden of Wales

    An award-winning 568 acres of spectacular land including a Bee Garden, Ice House and the world’s largest single-span glasshouse comprising 8,000 different varieties of plant.

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  • Parc Y Scarlets

    Home of the Scarlets Rugby Union team, put yourself in the boots of some real rugby legends by taking a stadium tour from the changing rooms to the stunning curved stadium itself.

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  • Stradey Castle

    Visit the Grade II* listed Stradey Castle for a fascinating heritage tour or one of the many concerts held throughout the year.

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