Where To Go and What To Do when staying at the Falcon Hotel
The hotel is situated in the Town of Carmarthen, the lowest crossing point accross the river Towy and the gateway to the South West coastline - miles of golden sands, clear, clean waters with magnificant coastal walks and phenomenal scenery.
- is famous as the home of the poet Dylan Thomas who spent the last years of his life at his famous boathouse. The Norman Castle is well wort a visit with its tower providing stunning views of the townsip, the Taf estuary and Carmarthen Bay.
- is half an hours drive away. This delightful harbour town and seaside resort is a popular tourist destination. You can go on one of the frequent cruises to Caldey Island or take a trip in search of the plentiful wildlife off the south west coast of Wales.
Pembrey Country Park and Motor Circuit
This coastline country park full of forestry and park land offers one of the cleanest beaches in Wales. Ski slopes, toboggan run, equestarian centre, 9 hole pitch and put, miniature railway, adventure playground, and cycling and walking paths are only a few attractions in this magnificent park.
Pembrey motor racing circuit runs adjacent, which the likes of Ayrton Senna, Damon Hill and Nigel Mansel often used for practice sessions. Website: www.barc.net
Ffos Las Racecourse
Wales new horse racing venue situated in the heart of the Gwendraeth valley. Visit www.ffsolasracesourse.com for details of the race days.
National Botanic Garden of Wales
Six miles east of Carmarthen, easy access with ample parking. The garden opened in May 2000, the first national botanic garden to be created in the new millenium. They have an amazing collection of over 8000 different plant varieties spread over 560 acres, some displayed in the worlds largest single spanned glasshouse. Website: www.gardenofwales.org.uk