Llansteffan Village and the Surounding Rural Area, Carmarthenshire

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There are pavements in places and the walk along the seafront is flat and tarmacked. Access to the castle is via a public footpath, private road and lane. These are steep and uneven in places and are only recommended for walkers. The interior of the castle is lawned but steep in several places. The seafront car park has toilets with disability facilities.

Brief Description:

The village of Llansteffan lies on the estuary of the river Towy. The village’s name is derived from Ystyffan ap Mawn ap Cyngen ap Cadell Ddyrnllug , the after the 6th century founder of the village’s church. However, people had lived in the area long before then, leaving traces of occupation from the Stone Age onwards in the way of burial chambers, standing stones, hill forts and hut circles.

Further Information:


Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire, SA33 5LW


None available.


Contact form on website: http://www.llansteffan.com/contactpage/



Opening Hours:

Open daily.


To get to the village of Llansteffan you need to take the B4312 from Carmarthen for about 8 miles and you will come to the village. Parking can be found on Water Street on the sea front.

OS SN353105


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There are a few places to find food and drink in the village, including public houses, tea rooms, cafés and shops. Further details can be found here: http://www.llansteffan.com/category/where-to-eat/.

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