National Botanic Gardens Christmas Food Fair

The National Botanic Gardens are hosting a Christmas Food Fair in the Great Glasshouse on the weekend of 14 and 15 December. read more →

Aberglasney Winter Fair

A great day out for Merlin Cottages Visitors at the Winter Fair for the weekend of 30 December with great local food, Christmas decorations and the Aberglasney mansion and gardens. read more →

Phil Price Rallying

The Merlin team visited the Phil Price Rallying School on Sunday and had a fantastic day learning to drive Subaru rally cars.  There is a fantastic welcome and thrilling day out including a full speed rally drive with  a professional rally driver.  Highly recommend for guests – about 1 hour 15 mins drive. read more →

Carmarthenshire Fireworks

A great night out for Merlin Cottages visitors is the annual fireworks display in Carmarthen Park.  The event is hosted by Radio Carmarthenshire with music from Britains got Talent finalists Luminites.  Gates open 5pm Tuesday 5 Nov. read more →

Llandovery Trails

Three great new trails have just been published in East Carmarthenshire.  From Llandovery there is “In Search of a Fortune” and “Secrets of the Mountains”.  From Llandeilo there is “Capture the Day”. read more →

Visit Wales 4 Star at Merlin Cottages

For 2013/2014 Visit Wales overall quality percentage was 84% for Merlin House and 85% for Merlin Barn.  Visit Wales award 4 star at 75% and 5 star at 87% so Merlin Cottages is a top graded Visit Wales 4 star complex. read more →

Half Term in Llandovery Carmarthenshire

Some great things for visitors to do in October Half Term. * Enjoy great walks and Carmarthenshire’s views at Paxton Tower and perhaps a picnic alongside the Towy River before visiting Dryslwyn Castle * 26 Oct – Llandovery RFC Vs Newport – At Church Bank, Llandovery at 2.30pm. * 26-30 Oct Roman Laugharne Celebration Millennium Hall, SA33. 01267.. read more →

Carmarthenshire Archaeological sites

Carmarthenshire was the furthest West that the Romans. For Merlin Cottages visitors interested in archaeological sites there is a great resource Welsh archaeological website and app from Cadw about site locations. read more →

Antiques Fair 5-6 October

There is an antiques fair with 50 stalls this weekend 5-6 October 10am – 4.30pm in the National Botanic Gardens.  A great day out from Merlin Cottages with the opportunity to see the Gardens. read more →

Newton House Tours

Newton House at Dinefwr Park has great secret house guided tours – an ideal day out from Merlin Cottages read more →