Mansion House Llansteffan
Brief Description of Hotel:
Set in five acres of romantic hilltop gardens in a secret corner of rural west wales.
Mansion House Llansteffan is set among Welsh farms in the gentle hills that slope down from the Cambrian Mountains to Carmarthen Bay. In the ‘Garden of Wales’, this is the heart of the countryside.
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Rooms and Facilities:
The rooms overlook CARMARTHEN BAY and the views are sublime.
Eight luxurious bedrooms, each as individual as the Welsh hill farms they are named after, and all a seamless blend of period charm, contemporary design and traditional home comforts.
The romantic ruins of this Norman castle sit on a spectacular headland above the sand-flats of the Towy Estuary with its long sandy beach and footpaths to the National Trust’s Wharley Point.
National Botanic Gardens of Wales botanicgarden.wales
With 568 acres of parkland and a futuristic glasshouse designed by Norman Foster, the gardens are a wonderland of exotic plants, Mediterranean landscapes, rock terraces and ravines set in the heart of Camarthenshire.
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Only an hour’s drive from Pembrokeshire, Cardiganshire or the city of Swansea.
Camarthen, with its historic castle, is just 5 miles up the road.
And pretty Llansteffan – a gem of a village – is practically a neighbour.
How to get there:
From Carmarthen, follow the B4312 to Llansteffan. Approximately 5 miles outside Carmarthen
By Rail: Cardiff Central can be reached directly from a number of major UK train stations such as London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads. Direct trains also run from regional Welsh stations such as Newport and Swansea.