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  Carmarthenshire - Places to visit - One Big Garden
Its verdant rolling landscapes and headlining horticultural attractions have led to Carmarthenshire being known as 'The Garden of Wales'.
The National Botanic Garden of Wales opened in the Tywi Valley of Carmarthenshire in 2000, the first of its kind to be created in Britain in over 200 years.
In the west of Carmarthenshire, the Hywel Dda Centre is a fascinating addition to any visit.
www.onebiggarden.com /Region/Carmarthenshire-R2-2.aspx   (349 words)

  
  Carmarthenshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The county is bounded to the north by Cardiganshire, to the east by Brecknockshire and Glamorganshire, to the south by the Bristol Channel and to the west by Pembrokeshire.
Carmarthenshire is the largest county in Wales, with a population of approximately 170,000, 55% of whom are Welsh speakers.
Fforest Fawr and Black Mountain extend into the east of the county and the Cambrian Mountains into the north.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Carmarthenshire   (240 words)

  
 Carmarthenshire County Council - Website
The Welsh Assembly Government firmly believes that the people of Wales should be involved in developing the future waste management services for the Country.
Carmarthenshire Local Sports Council in partnership with Carmarthenshire County Council is holding it’s annual Sports personality Awards on 30th January 2008 and you can make your nominations now for these prestigious awards
Carmarthenshire county Council is currently undertaking a review of it’s Licensing Policy which outlines the Authority’s approach to licensing premises, clubs, Temporary events and Personal Licences.
www.carmarthenshire.gov.uk /eng   (372 words)

  
 Ammanford, Carmarthenshire web site
Here, from the Carmarthenshire Antiquary journal of 1945, is a brief history of this family, followed by an update of the mansion's fortunes after 1921.
The owner of the Llandyfân forge towards the middle of the eighteenth century was Robert Morgan, the Carmarthenshire iron-master (1708 – 77).
Golden Grove, the Carmarthenshire seat of the once immensely wealthy Lord Cawdor, was rescued by the County Council for use as an agricultural college in 1951, but the Cawdor's even more sumptuous Stackpole Court in Pembrokeshire found no comparable saviour and was demolished in 1963.
www.terrynorm.ic24.net /glynhir.htm   (8761 words)

  
 Ammanford, Carmarthenshire web site
The Dynevor estates in 1883 consisted of 7,208 acres in Carmarthenshire, 3,299 acres in Glamorgan, besides 231 acres in Oxfordshire, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire.
Their Pembrokeshire residence at Stackpole Court was demolished in 1963 and their equally grand Carmarthenshire seat at Golden Grove was taken over by the county council in 1951 and run as an agricultural college, while the mighty Carreg Cennen Castle and its surrounding farmlands was lost to them in the 1960s.
And entirely as a result of Rebecca, the Carmarthenshire police force, the first ever full-time constabulary in the county, was created at the end of 1843, though this was rather too late to do anything about Rebecca.
www.terrynorm.ic24.net /dynevor.htm   (14222 words)

  
 Carmarthenshire leads the way on waste | 24dash.com - Local Government
Carmarthenshire has been held up by the Welsh Assembly Government as a good example of encouraging recycling of waste.
Carmarthenshire County Council’s performance in 2004-05 was a total recycling rate of 20.43%, split between 15.3% dry recycling and 5.13% composting.
The county is on target this year (2005/06) to achieve around 24% recycling, and is on target to reach the Welsh Assembly Government Waste Strategy target of 25% recycling/composting in 2006/07.
www.24dash.com /content/news/viewNews.php?navID=2&newsID=1898   (646 words)

  
 Carmarthenshire on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
CARMARTHENSHIRE [Carmarthenshire] Welsh Sir Gaerfyrddin, county, 926 sq mi (2,398 sq km), S Wales.
In 1974, Carmarthenshire became part of the nonmetropolitan county of Dyfed, but in 1996 Dyfed was dissolved and Carmarthenshire was restored as a unitary authority.
Great days out in the beautiful west; Carmarthenshire is just an hour or so away from Cardiff and if you're looking for an interesting family adventure with a difference, here's what it has to offer.(Features)
www.encyclopedia.com /html/C/Carmarthshr.asp   (267 words)

  
 Carmarthenshire Pagan Community Network   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Carmarthenshire, the land of Merlin and of Pwyll Prince of Dyfed, a land full of Wiccans, Witches, Druids, Shamans and all sorts of magickal persons.
Carmarthenshire Pagan Community Network is a friendly online interactive group that allows pagan practioner and those whom are merely interested within or outside the Carmarthenshire, Wales, area to chat, discuss any problems or query’s and to find out about local resources, as well as many other functions.
Members of the Carmarthenshire Pagan Community Network are of all ages, of any gender, any tradition, are either from the Carmarthenshire area, local or support the area and are either pagan practioner’s, are interested in paganism or are merely open minded.
www.angelfire.com /magic/carmspcn   (243 words)

  
 Tour Britain Accommodation and Guide - Carmarthenshire in Wales   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Carmarthenshire, like Pembrokeshire, has its magnificent stretches of coastline.
Carmarthen Bay east of Tenby is an evocative shoreline closely associated with poet and writer Dylan Thomas.
Llanelli on the south east coast of Carmarthenshire developed as a result of the industrial revolution and for a century, coal and iron were the mainstay of the town but the town is having to undergo change with the decline of heavy industry.
www.tour-britain.com /area8.html   (491 words)

  
 Carmarthenshire   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A county of contrasts, Carmarthenshire has a wealth of interesting places and superb countryside to enchant the visitor.
The coastline, which is over 50 miles long, includes the award-winning Pembrey Country Park and beach, once the site of a munitions factory, and Pendine, whose long stretch of sand saw many land speed world records established.
The town is a centre for the agricultural communities of West Wales, and to the east is an area associated with the legends and mysteries of Merlin the magician.
www.travelpublishing.co.uk /CountryLivingWales/Carmarthenshire/CarmarthenshireMain.htm   (304 words)

  
 GENUKI: Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Minutes and registers of the various petty sessional divisions in Carmarthenshire, 19th and 20th century.
Carmarthenshire County Council minutes, 1889-1974; committee minutes, deeds and files relating to the work of the various departments, 1889-1974; motor vehicle licensing records, 1907-1974; Dyfed County Council minutes, 1973-1996; Poll books and electoral registers 1722-1998 (with many omissions).
Carmarthenshire Antiquarian Society collection includes borough records; police records; ecclesiastical records; poor law records; education records; maps; railway plans and a series of scrapbooks containing title deeds, cuttings, pictorial and antiquarian material.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/wal/CMN/CarmRO.html   (870 words)

  
 Carmarthenshire tourist information, travel info & photos @ TREKtheUK.com
Known as the 'Garden of Wales', Carmarthenshire is dominated by lush green valleys and gardens, as well as a beautiful coast, with the Millennium Coastal Park - 20km of coastline with a walking and cycle path - overlooking the Gower Peninsula in the south.
The beautiful gardens of Aberglasney are now in the process of restoration after being abandoned for centuries; their attractions include a serene Cloister Garden and an amazing 18th century Yew Tunnel.
In the 15th century the castle was damaged during the Wars of the Roses, but its ruins are still atmospheric, and beneath the site lies a natural limestone cave that can be reached by a vaulted passage on the edge of the cliff.
www.trektheuk.com /carmarthenshire.htm   (342 words)

  
 Carmarthenshire snippets [1]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
That every person that receive an apprentice of the age of eight years is to have one pare of clothes, to wear at the time of the delivery and six pounds to be paid by the parish officers in six months after the enrolment of the said Indenture.
Richard Fenton, a traveller in Carmarthenshire, said that one of the Du Buisson family of Glyn-hir had made his estate " by great perseverance and profound agricultural knowledge, from cold mountain ground, as good land as any in the county ".
The debt of Carmarthenshire Methodism to Griffith Jones's schools is difficult to assess.
home.clara.net /tirbach/HelpPagepearlsCarmarthen.html   (3448 words)

  
 Radio Carmarthenshire - Programmes   (Site not responding. Last check: )
97.1 Radio Carmarthenshire also brings you Welsh, UK and International news stories from a team of journalists and correspondents around the world and in the UK from ITN's radio division, Independent Radio News.
When bad weather occurs, 97.1 Radio Carmarthenshire is the only station that is geared up for giving you the essential information you need.
Tune in at breakfast time at 7.45 and 8.45am, lunchtimes after 1pm and teatimes at 5.45 and 6.45pm and you’ll hear the latest from our local sides along with updates on Welsh, UK and international sports.
www.radiocarmarthenshire.com /pages/local_info.htm   (932 words)

  
 CARMARTHENSHIRE - Online Information article about CARMARTHENSHIRE
Pool in the Black Mountains the lakes of the county are inconsiderable in size.
With the exception of its south-eastern portion, which forms part of the great South Welsh coalfield, Carmarthenshire may be considered wholly as an agricultural county.
RICE (Greek 6p6 a, Latin oryza, French riz, Italian riso, Spanish arroz, derived from the Arabic)
encyclopedia.jrank.org /CAR_CAU/CARMARTHENSHIRE.html   (3293 words)

  
 CHEG - Carmarthenshire Energy Agency   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Carmarthenshire Energy Agency has set-up the Carmarthenshire Hydrogen Energy Group with leading partners whose aim is to establish innovative and striking hydrogen energy demonstration projects in Carmarthenshire.
Leading players were invited to listen to a presentation from the University of Glamorgan’s hydrogen team and discuss the potential for hydrogen energy in Carmarthenshire.
The project is seeking, with partners, to identify and implement viable hydrogen energy demonstration projects in Wales.
www.ynnisirgar.org.uk /cms_eng/index.php?module=pagemaster&PAGE_user_op=view_page&PAGE_id=25   (158 words)

  
 GENUKI: Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Minutes and registers of the various petty sessional divisions in Carmarthenshire, 19th and 20th century.
Carmarthenshire County Council minutes, 1889-1974; committee minutes, deeds and files relating to the work of the various departments, 1889-1974; motor vehicle licensing records, 1907-1974; Dyfed County Council minutes, 1973-1996; Poll books and electoral registers 1722-1998 (with many omissions).
Carmarthenshire Antiquarian Society collection includes borough records; police records; ecclesiastical records; poor law records; education records; maps; railway plans and a series of scrapbooks containing title deeds, cuttings, pictorial and antiquarian material.
www.genuki.org.uk:8080 /big/wal/CMN/CarmRO.html   (870 words)

  
 Carmarthenshire Fishermens Federation
Carmarthenshire, Wales, UK, for the Towy, Taf and Teifi, the best seatrout rivers in Europe.
Our guide to 'staying, fishing and eating' in Carmarthenshire is also a small token of our thanks to those in the business community with the foresight and concern to take an interest in our activities.
Map Diagrams - Computer map of Carmarthenshire, diagrams of the Towy and Taf catchments.
www.carmarthenshire.org.uk   (286 words)

  
 Carmarthenshire travel guide - Wikitravel
Carmarthenshire [1] is a county in south west Wales.
It is bounded to the North West by Ceredigion, the West by Pembrokeshire, the South East by Swansea, the East by Neath Port Talbot and to the North East by Powys
Carmarthen -- the county town of Carmarthenshire, bustling market.
wikitravel.org /en/Carmarthenshire   (239 words)

  
 BED AND BREAKFASTS-UK. GUIDE TO UK BED AND BREAKFAST ACCOMMODATION.
The Mill at Glynhir, Llandybie, Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, SA18 2TE
Llansteffan is situated between the Gower Peninsular and the Pembrokeshire Coast National Parks which have great walks.
In the heart of the Carmarthenshire countryside, on the road to Llandeilo and not far from the Cothi Bridge.
www.bedandbreakfasts-uk.co.uk /wales-carmarthenshire.htm   (718 words)

  
 carmarthenshire   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The next part of the walk takes us through rural western Carmarthenshire to Merlin’s Hill, situated just to the east of the county town itself.
This is farming country, and all walkers should show sensitivity to the agricultural importance of the area by keeping to footpaths, shutting all gates, and, of course, following the country code at all times.
Follow this green lane eastish to a gate, beyond which is a stony track running left to right.
www.celticway.org /carmarthenshire.htm   (3132 words)

  
 Carmarthenshire Cheese Company Ltd
The Carmarthenshire Cheese Company Ltd (Cwmni Caws Caerfyrddin Cyf), was founded earlier this year (2006) by co-owners Steve and Sian Elin Peace.
Three years ago the couple returned to Sian Elin's native Carmarthenshire following 25 years each of senior experience in the UK dairy industry.
Pont Gâr - A branded soft cheese range is the latest development in the recent revival of Welsh cheesemaking and marks a first for soft cheese development in Wales.
www.carmarthenshirecheese.co.uk   (164 words)

  
 Carmarthenshire
In 1974, Carmarthenshire became part of the nonmetropolitan county of
, but in 1996 Dyfed was dissolved and Carmarthenshire was restored as a unitary authority.
45,336), Carmarthenshire, S Wales, on the estuary of the Loughor (Burry)...
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 Carmarthenshire Farm Holidays Bed & Breakfast and Self Catering in Wales
Carmarthenshire Farm Holidays Bed and Breakfast and Self Catering in Wales
Full information on each property, where to find them and how to book your holiday can be found by clicking on the menu links.
This site is supported by VisitNet, an Antur Teifi managed project, linking Carmarthenshire Tourism with Waterford Tourism.
www.carmarthenshirefarms.com   (113 words)

  
 Hotels in Carmarthenshire Wales for online booking and reservation
6 Cottages - The Glynhir Estate is set in the beautiful rural Carmarthenshire countryside, in the foot hills of The Black Mountains.
The Ivy Bush Royal commands a spectacular position at the gateway to West Wales and welcomes both the business and leisure traveller to this beautiful part of the country in considerable style and comfort.
Cothi Bridge country hotel is delightfully situated on the banks of the Cothi, Carmarthenshire.
www.justtourhotels.com /wales/main.asp?county=Carmarthenshire   (276 words)

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