Hen Beudy is the annexe to Parcmaenllwyd Farmhouse, situated just outside the quaint village of Llansaint, near Kidwelly, on the coastal path and surrounded by fields with an uninterrupted view of the sea. Great for a romantic break, a sightseeing holiday or as a luxury base to enjoy the many outdoor pursuits available in the area.
We are dog friendly (to well behaved dogs) so they can enjoy your holiday with you.
There is a fabulous local pub just a few minutes walk away - with real ale, great food - including a scrummy Sunday Lunch, music every Thursday and a great landlord.
We welcome cyclists and we can offer lock up storage if requested - no extra charge.
This vaulted accommodation mixes old and new with its old oak beams and its new contemporary and luxurious fittings.
Underfloor heating throughout guarantees you will be snug and warm whatever the weather.
High Speed Broadband/Wifi and Sky TV will keep you in touch with the world if you so choose.
The Sun Room has the wow factor with floor to celing windows and full width folding doors leading onto the garden and barbecue area.
Lounge/kitchen with three seater sofa bed, flatscreen Sky TV, coffee table, DVD player, radio/CD player, books and games. Free wifi. Fully fitted and equipped kitchen area with breakfast bar and stools, electric oven, ceramic hob with extractor fan, fridge, freezer, microwave, toaster and dishwasher.
Lie in a vaulted bedroom in a luxurious super kingsize bed enjoying the beautiful view over Carmarthen Bay. The bedroom also has a TV with DVD player, bedside tables, a wardrobe, dressing table and stool and chair, fan and hair dryer.
The fully tiled bathroom consists of a P shaped bath and mixer shower, a pedestal sink and WC.
To the front is a small walled and gated front garden with bench and table, laid with chippings and decorated with pots, and paved pathway to front door.
To the rear is a large garden overlooking Carmarthen Bay with French doors leading onto a decked patio area, with patio furniture.
There is plenty of off-road parking. Secure lock up for cycles.
The property has double glazing, an electric hot water system and underfloor heating throughout, and as is snug and warm at all times.
A strict no-smoking policy applies inside the property, but obviously no problem outside.
Dogs are welcome by arrangement.
Local bus services to and from Llansaint, Ferryside, Carmarthen, Kidwelly, Llanelli, and Swansea.
Main line and local train services operate to Ferryside, Carmarthen and Swansea and beyond, ideal for cyclists and non-car users.
The town of Carmarthen is 9 miles to the north of Llansaint, with its local produce markets, shopping centre, 24 hour superstore, banks, restaurants, shops etc.
Approximate distances: Kidwelly 1 mile, Ferryside 1 mile, Pembrey Country Park 3 miles, Llanelli 10 miles, Swansea 31 miles, Cardiff 70 miles.
Llansaint is a small village, famous for the cockles that have been harvested from Carmarthen Bay for centuries. The tradition was of women supplementing the household income by gathering by hand and then transporting the shellfish on donkeys, this only came to an end in 1973. "Any man marrying a Llansaint cockle-woman was considered a lucky man and set up for life."
The Kings Arms is a fantastic pub 5 minutes walk from the annexe, offers great evening meals, fantastic steaks, real ale (CAMRA awarded), live music most Thursdays and a friendly publican Calvin who will always make you feel welcome. He will also do any of his meals as a take out if you fancy eating it back at Hen Beudy.
Parc y Bocs was created in the community, for the community, fabulous licensed restaurant/cafe in a relaxing, scenic and friendly environment. Parc y Bocs Farm Shop is the brainchild of John Burns, the community-driven founder and MD of Kidwelly based company Burns Pet Nutrition.
Pembrey Country Park is a country park on the coast of South Wales, near the village of Pembrey, Carmarthenshire, and the town of Llanelli. Pembrey Country Park consists of some 500 acres of parkland.
Ferryside is 7 minutes drive away along the coast road. The Ferry Cabin restaurant/café with great fish and chips.
The White Lion pub and general store all in the centre of the village with the railway station and bus stops all in close proximity.
The River Towy Yacht Club is based at the local beach and offers holiday membership, with slipway, changing, storage and bar facilities. The Three Rivers hotel is on the outskirts of the village and has a Health Suite and swimming pool.
Carmarthenshire is home to many of South West Wales' top attractions and is known as the Garden of Wales - not only due to the beautiful countryside but to its many wonderful gardens.
The National Botanic Gardens of Wales, Aberglasney, Dinefwr Park and Norwood Gardens to name but a few.
The county is also home to an abundance of historic attractions including many castles:-
Kidwelly Castle and spectacular Carreg Cennen Castle on the edge of the Brecon Becons.
Laugharne, home of Dylan Thomas with its own castle, with many good restaurants and the poets famous boat house and museum.
For some interesting industrial history we have the Kidwelly Industrial Musuem.
For the more energetic the nearby Pembrey Country Park with eight miles of golden sands edged by a belt of sand dunes has an array of attractions and grassland and forest adjoin the dune system. There are clear panoramic views across Carmarthen Bay to the Gower and Pembrokeshire coast. It offers great picnic and barbecue areas, a ski slope, crazy golf, pitch and putt courses, miniature train rides, adventure and play areas.
It is linked together by 22kms of the Millenium Coastal Path/Cycleway to other places of interest including the National Wetlands Centre of Wales,with over 600 species of ducks, geese, swans, flamingos, plus other waders and seabirds.
* Hen Beudy is situated approx. 2 miles from the small town of Kidwelly.
* If you put SA17 5HZ into the sat nav. it will get you to us.
* Without a sat nav - Kidwelly is just off A484 that runs between the larger towns of Camarthen and Llanelli, and is signposted, if you follow the signs for Kidwelly castle, you then need to turn on to Ferry Road
* A Londis shop is on the corner of the T junction also signposted for Ferryside and Camarthen Bay holiday village. Drive up the hill do not take the first left.
* Carry on for approx. 1 mile and take the left turn signposted Llansaint.
* As you approach the village you will see a recreation ground and village hall on your left.
* Take the first left Heol Gwermont and continue on this road. You will have the sea to your left and in front of you.
* Continue through village.
* You will pass the last property and then about 150 yards along on your right you will see a big farm barn.
* Take this turning along an unmade road, there is Hazeldene to your right, continue past, and in front of you, you will see a cream house Parcmaenllwyd Farmhouse.
* Hen Beudy is to the right of the house through a blue gate. The key will be in a key safe box which will be on the wall in front of you as you come through the gate, and to the left of the front door.
* For unloading/loading it is fine to park temporarily by the blue gate.
* Once unpacked follow the wall around to parking area, which is on the gravelled/paved area in front of the house and parallel to the wall.
A deposit of £80 per week, is required on booking. The balance of your booking fee is requested at least 4 weeks before arrival. If you are bringing a pet please let us know. There is a an £10 charge per dog.
Cheques are to be made payable to: Mrs L. Bushell.
A welcome pack of tea, coffee, sugar, milk and biscuits is provided, plus heating, bed linen, bath, hand towels, beach towels, dog towels and blankets, hand soap, toilet roll, kitchen roll, washing up liquid, dish washer tablets, cling film, foil etc.
wifi, Sky plus, DVD players and a large selection of DVDs, 2 book shelves of books.
Arrival and departure times are flexible as long as there are no changeovers, we aim to make all aspects of your holiday as enjoyable, convenient and comfortable as possible.
Holiday Cottage at:
Carmarthenshire SA17 5HZ