Llansteffan is a lovely welsh village with castle ruins, a lovely sandy beach which is family and pet friendly all set alongside the river towy estuary.

With the 13th century castle ruins overlooking the beach this beach is sandy and never gets crowded even in the height of summer, making it ideal for a relaxing holiday. 

On the beach there is a park for the children, a fish and chip van and just opposite the beach is a cafe selling ice creams, refreshments and local crafts, not to mention the ever popular bucket and spade. In the heart of the village is the local shop which houses the post office, sells local foods, crafts and also has a tea room set at the back. There is a pub and a restaurant in the village which cater for all tastes and use local produce.

If you do wish to venture further afield, Carmarthen is only 8 miles away, and has a very busy shopping centre, many pubs and restaurants,tea shops and cafes, a leisure centre, a market selling local products and the main banks and building society’s. Carmarthen also has a train and bus station. For any further information, please log onto www.llansteffan.com 

Also within easy reach if you do fancy a trip out are Laugharne, which is famous for Dylan Thomas’ boathouse, The National Botanical Gardens of Wales, Gwili Steam railway, run mainly by Volunteers, Oakwood theme park, Pembrey Forest which also has a dry ski slope  and further along is Pendine and the coast of Pembrokeshire.