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Top Choice Museum in Laugharne (Talacharn)

Dylan Thomas Boathouse

Dylan Thomas, his wife Caitlin and their three children lived in this cliff-clinging house from 1949 to 1953. It's a beautiful setting, looking out over the estuary that Thomas, in his Poem in October, described as …
Castle in Laugharne (Talacharn)

Laugharne Castle

Built in the 13th century, picturesque Laugharne Castle was converted into a mansion in the 16th century for John Perrot, thought to be the illegitimate son of Henry VIII. It was landscaped with its current lawns an…
Pizza in Laugharne (Talacharn)

Brown's Hotel

Numerous pubs across South Wales lay claim to a Dylan Thomas connection, but the poet was such a regular here that he famously gave out its phone number as his own. Built in 1752 but recently renovated, it's still a…
Fish & Chips in Laugharne (Talacharn)

Castle View

For a serve of cod, chips and mushy peas bigger than your head, you can't do better than this upmarket chippie. There's a pleasant dining area for those customers who aren't keen on battling the seagulls on the wate…
Modern British in Laugharne (Talacharn)


Tucked away in a rambling old house behind a wonderful bog garden ('cors' means bog), this colourful and pleasantly eccentric restaurant-with-rooms serves excellent local, seasonal meals. The three bedrooms upstairs…
Literature in Laugharne (Talacharn)

Laugharne Weekend

This vibrant small-scale festival held over the first weekend in April concentrates on music and writing by artists with a Welsh connection.