CASTLES OF CARMARTHENSHIRE

Click on the Castle name on the map below (or the link in the list below the map) to see a picture of the Castle and read a little about it.

Clickable map of Carmarthenshire

Carreg Cennen Castle
Llandovery Castle

Carmarthenshire is an area of wide river estuaries and heather-clad hills. The extreme south east is encroached slightly by the industry of the Valleys, but on the whole this is an unspoilt place with few towns of any great size beyond Carmarthen itself and Llanelli on the very edge of the county. This is also Dylan Thomas country with his house at Laugharne now a museum to Wales' National Poet. The county became part of Dyfed in 1974.

A number of spectacular Castles are spread across the county but few Castles anywhere have the dramatic setting of Carreg Cennen, high on its rocky crag.

Back to Castles of Wales

Back to Castles of Wales Page


© Text copyright - Raving Loony Productions and Andrew J. Müller
© Photos and Artwork - Andrew J. Müller and Roy Barton
© Web Design and Layout - Andrew J. Müller
2009


Go to Home PagespaceGo to Andrew J. MullerspaceGo to Roy BartonspaceGo to Shaun RunhamspaceGo to Writing
Go to Castles of the UK and IrelandspaceGo to Castles of EuropespaceGo to Churches, Cathedrals, Abbeys etc.spaceGo to Travel PagesspaceGo to The Gallery