Llanelli is an industrial town offering two large shopping complexes: Parc Trostre, an the out-of-town shopping centre, and St. Elli in the town centre.
Although the town has a dearth of tourist attractions, its location in south Carmarthenshire makes it a possible base for visiting surrounding scenic spots such as the Millennium Coastal Path and Pembrey Country Park.
By planePembrey Airport is 7 km from the town - private flights only.
By carThe town is linked to the M4 motorway via the A4138.
By busLlanelli is served by regular local bus services between Swansea and Carmarthen and National Express Coaches between many major UK destinations.
By trainLlanelli railway station is on Great Western Crescent south of the town centre. The station is connected to Fishguard and Swansea along the West Wales Line. The station is also on the Heart of Wales Line, which links the town to Mid Wales and Shrewsbury.
By bicycleLlanelli is connected to the National Cycle Network from the north on NCR 43, and along the coast from the east and west on NCR 4. These routes are directly connected to the town centre via a cycle path.
Walking is the best way to get around Llanelli as it is not a large city like Swansea.
phone: +44 1554 741087address: LlwynhendyA wetland nature reserve managed by the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust. It is about 1 km from the town.
phone: +44 1554 772857address: Bridge StreetAn Georgian townhouse built in 1714, restored in 2013 now used for events and a bistro.
address: Felinfoel Rd.The museum houses a collection of Llanelli Pottery, various piecs of art and material related to the history of the town.
Stradey ParkHome to the Scarlets, a professional rugby union team in the Pro12 league, that have a very strong rugby history. The Scarlets have moved to their new ground Parc y Scarlets near Pemberton, yet Stradey Park is very much the home of the Scarlets, even if they don't play there any more.
Machynys Peninsula Golf Club & Premier Spaphone: +44 1554 744888address: Nicklaus Avenue, Machynys, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, SA15 2DGA picturesque course with stunning views over Carmarthen Bay and the Gower Peninsula and including 25 acres of salt and fresh water lakes. 18 holes, 7051 yds, Par 72, Standard scratch score 75. Visitors welcome. Booking required. Handicap certificate. Dress code.
Parc TrostreAn out-of-town retail park. M&S, JJB, Next, Boots, New look, Currys, Brantanos, Halfords, Carpet Right, Outfit, TK Maxx, Debenhams, Carphone Warehouse, First Choice Hypermarket, B&Q (one of the largest in Wales), Pets at home, Dreams and Tesco Extra, Starbucks, Pizza Hut, Subway, KFC, McDonald's, and WHSmith.
Parc PembertonAn out-of-town retail park. Morrisons, Homebase, Argos Extra.
phone: +44 1554 753275address: 41-43 Station Rd
phone: +44 1554 772626address: 71 Wern Rd
phone: +44 1554 773357address: Farmers RowThe famous brewery is in the village of Felinfoel 1 mile N of the town. Try the Double Dragon draught.
address: Trimsaran RoadSelf catering cottage sleeps 6 quiet location yet within short distance to llanelli, new Ffos Las racecourse, Pembrey country park. Short breaks, dogs welcome, ample parking.
Millennium Quay Self-Catering Apartmentaddress: Llanelli
phone: +44 1554 820420address: LlangennechCaravan site.
Dan-y-Cwarre Farmhousephone: +44 1269 860187address: Five RoadsThis 3-star self-catering farmhouse sleeping 20 is in the village of Five Roads. Free Wi-Fi, ample off road parking, cycle/kit storage. 10 minutes from coast, overlooking Ffos Las Racecourse. Weekend bookings available.
address: ByneaOn the Millennium Coast overlooking the Burry Inlet in south Carmarthenshire between Swansea and Llanelli.
address: 72 Queen Victoria Road
address: Horeb Road, Five Roads
Hotel Miramarphone: +44 1554 754726address: 156/158 Station Road
Premier Inn Llanelli Central Eastphone: +44 8708 506392address: Llandafen Road
phone: +44 1554 758171address: FurnaceAn independently owned 4-star Visit Wales-assessed hotel. Samphires Restaurant on-site, an upmarket Welsh/British restaurant.
- The Millennium Coastal Path - a path that runs along the 21 km of coastline from Loughor to Pembrey. It offers panoramic views of the Gower Peninsula and traffic-free cycling opportunities.
- Pembrey Country Park - a 2 km² (500 acres) of parkland situated on the outskirts of the town; it includes the 13-km-long Cefn Sidan Beach. Near Burry Port
- Kidwelly Castle, Kidwelly. (approx. 16 km/10 miles west of Llanelli).
- Burry Port Marina (approx. 8 km/5 miles west of Llanelli).
- National Botanic Garden of Wales (approx. 16 km/10 miles north of Llanelli) near Carmarthen.
- Swansea and the Gower Peninsula - a 30-minute drive.