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Llanelli, lake view
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Llanelli, situated just off the M4 on Wales' south-west coast, is the largest town in Carmarthenshire and the perfect base to discover the beautiful Gower Peninusla, Pembrokeshire Coast and the southern reaches of the Brecon Beacons National Park. The town itself literally lies on the River Lliedi as most of the river is underneath the town centre.

Llanelli is famous for its proud rugby tradition but is also home to one of Britain's largest independent media producers Tinopolis which produce of 2,500 hours of broadcast television, including Question Time. There are many notable people born in Llanelli including BBC newsreader Huw Edwards, former leader of the Conservative Party Michael Howard and former world champion snooker player Terry Griffiths.

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Situated in the heart of Llanelli, the Vista Hotel is located within minutes of shops, bars, and theatres and offers a friendly atmosphere. The perfect base to visit Tenby, Pembrokeshire Coast & the beautiful Gower Peninsula.

Things to do in Llanelli

Llanelli Wetland Centre
National Botanic Garden of Wales
Millennium Coastal Park
Ffos Las Racecourse
Parc Y Scarlets
Stradey Castle
Parc Howard Museum and Art Gallery
Kidwelly Castle
Pembrey Race Circuit
Celtic Trail West

More places to enjoy nearby

Gower Peninsula & Oxwich Bay
Pembrokeshire Coast National Park
Swansea Waterfront
Saundersfoot Beach
Brecon Beacons National Park
The Mumbles Pier & Beach
Laugharne - Dylan Thomas' Birthplace
Pendine Sands & Museum of Speed