With its clean beaches, beautiful countryside, charming towns and friendly population, Wales has always been a fantastic destination for a family holiday. As Llanelli boasts all of these attractions plus proximity to Swansea and good transport links, it’s the perfect choice for your next family getaway to Wales. Boasting a good choice of affordable and comfortable hotels, the town is sure to have a room that will suit your family perfectly.
Family Friendly Activities in Llanelli
Come rain or shine, the area around Llanelli offers a fantastic choice of family-friendly activities to suit kids of all ages.
If the sun does come out to play, the town’s beach is the perfect spot for a day of swimming, sunbathing and building sandcastles. Families with their own transport can jump in the car and drive to a number of beaches in the nearby area, with a fantastic choice of bays, coves and rock pools to explore.
For families who want to combine a bit of fun with a little education, a trip to the Llanelli Wetlands Centre is perfect. Set in the spectacular Carmarthenshire countryside, the centre allows visitors to get up close to nature, spotting rare and beautiful birds from a network of hides and footpaths.
Nearby Kidwelly Castle is another excellent destination for a fun family day out, with the imposing walls and spectacular setting of the castle the perfect way to introduce kids to Wales’ fascinating history.
The Best Hotels for Relaxing Family Holidays in Llanelli
Thanks to Llanelli’s small size, it’s easy to navigate and quick to get in or out of. As a result, all of the hotels in the town are easy to reach from nearby attractions and families staying in any one of Llanelli’s hotels will find getting out and exploring the local area fast and convenient.
For families who want to be able to walk to the beach and leave the car at home during their break, the hotels closest to the coast are the perfect choice. Families planning to visit Swansea City or nearby Carmarthen using public transport should choose a hotel close to Llanelli’s train station.
Getting to and from Your Family Break in Llanelli
Within easy reach of both Swansea and Carmarthen, Llanelli is easy to access from Wales and the rest of the UK.
Regular bus services link the town with nearby cities, while the rail and coach networks offer fast and easy connections to destinations further afield. Families arriving by car will find Llanelli easy to reach as it’s connected to the M4 motorway by the A4138.
If your family is especially active and up for a little adventure, it is possible to reach Llanelli by bicycle as the town is directly connected to both the NCR 4 and the NCR 43 bike routes. As the town’s hotels are just a short journey from the bike paths, intrepid travellers arriving on two wheels won’t have far to go to reach a comfortable and welcoming room in a Llanelli hotel.