SPORTS ACTIVITIES near LLANGADOG, CARMARTHENSHIRE

If you’re looking for a cycling holiday or a swimming break, you can enjoy a wide range of sports activities in Llangadog and across Carmarthenshire. For more details, contact Cilgwyn Manor today!

Carmarthen Leisure centre

  • 25.5 miles south west of Cilgwyn Manor
  • Llansteffan Road, Carmarthen, SA31 3NQ
  • 01267 224 700

A leisure centre with 25m, 8-lane swimming pool, tennis courts, gym and fitness studio.

Cycling and mountain biking:

Afan Forest Park

  • 45.6 miles south east of Cilgwyn Manor
  • Port Talbot, SA13 3HG
  • 01639 850 564

5 world class trails, covering over 100 km.

Bike Park Wales

  • 37.9 miles south east of Cilgwyn Manor
  • Gethin Woodland Centre, Abercanaid, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 1YZ
  • 07730 382 501

The UK’s first full-scale mountain bike park, in the heart of the valleys of South Wales – built by riders, for riders. A network of trails from serene to extreme, for riders of all abilities and an uplift service (using a minibus to take you to the start of your trails at the very top of the hill). Bike hire is also available.

Brechfa Forest

  • 28 miles west of Cilgwyn Manor
  • Carmarthenshire

Great mountain bike trails in 18,000 acre forest.

Brecon Beacons National Park

Mountain bike route maps are available at the online shop or at the Brecon Beacons National Park visitor centre. In the Beacons, there are several mountain biking hotspots. The towns and villages of Brecon, Crickhowell, Sennybridge, Talgarth and Talybont-on-Usk are all mountain biking, walking and adventure activity hubs. Each has something slightly different to offer, but they all have bike shops and bike hire facilities.

Coed Trallwm and Elan Valley

  • 22.2 miles north east of Cilgwyn Manor
  • Abergwesyn, Llanwrtyd Wells, Powys, LD5 4TS

15km of trails – including the spectacular Dothie Valley below the Llyn Brianne reservoir.

Crychan Forest

  • 12.6 miles south west of Cilgwyn Manor
  • Llandovery, Carmarthenshire

Many miles of cycle trails, with routes available to download from the website.

Cwm Rhaeadr Trails

  • 9.7 miles north of Cilgwyn Manor
  • Cwm Rhaeadr, Cil-y-Cwm, Nr Llandovery, SA20 0NU

15km of trails – including the spectacular Dothie Valley below the Llyn Brianne reservoir.

Dothie Valley Trail

  • 13.8 miles north of Cilgwyn Manor
    Ystradffin, Carmarthenshire, SA20

Renowned for having some of the best natural mountain bike single track in Wales. With legendary views, the route is around 23km long with a total climb of 1130m. Taking in Llyn Brianne, it takes about 3-4 hours.

Llyn Llech Owain Country Park

  • 17.4 miles south west of Cilgwyn Manor
  • Church Road, Gorslas, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, SA14 7NF

158 acres of woodland with cycling and mountain bike trails.

Fishing

Carmarthenshire has many beautiful beaches, coves, inland waterways and peaceful riverbanks, with the opportunity to catch sea trout (known as “sewin” in Wales), brown trout and salmon.

Coarse fishing

Carmarthenshire has a number of small still waters, including some excellent fisheries offering coarse and trout fishing. Many offer good stocks of mirror and common carp, perch, trout, roach, bream, pike and tench.

Game fishing

The River Tywi is one of the finest sewin rivers in Europe. The county’s longest river, stretching 75 miles and is also known for its salmon.

The River Teifi, the second longest river, flows west to east from the stunningly beautiful Cambrian Mountains along the county’s northern border and offers 50 miles of fishing.

There are also the Cowin, Cynon, Dewi Fawr and Taf Rivers, where you’ll find trout in abundance. The River Usk rises in the Black Mountains on the slopes of the Carmarthen Fan above the Usk Reservoir, then tumbles through the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park. Great fishing for salmon and trout.
Coarse fishing

Carmarthenshire has a number of small still waters, including some excellent fisheries offering coarse and trout fishing. Many offer good stocks of mirror and common carp, perch, trout, roach, bream, pike and tench.
Sea fishing

Carmarthenshire has over 30 miles of superb beaches to choose from – including Burry Port, Carmarthen Bay Estuary, Cefn Sidan, Ferryside, Ginst Point, Llanelli North Dock, Llansteffan, Pendine Beach, Pwll, Scotts Bay and

Sea fishing

Carmarthenshire has over 30 miles of superb beaches to choose from – including Burry Port, Carmarthen Bay Estuary, Cefn Sidan, Ferryside, Ginst Point, Llanelli North Dock, Llansteffan, Pendine Beach, Pwll, Scotts Bay and Stephens Bay. Boat charter is available from Burry Port.

Golf

Glynhir Golf Club

  • 15.5 miles south of Cilgwyn Manor
  • Glynhir Road, Llandybie, Nr Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, SA18 2TF
  • 01269 851 365

A beautiful parkland golf course with mature wooded areas, set in the heart of the Carmarthenshire countryside. Pay and play all year round. Facilities include a clubhouse and bar.

Racecourse

Ffos Las Racecourse

  • 36 miles south west of Cilgwyn Manor
  • Culla Road, Trimsaran, Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire, SA17 4DE
  • 01554 811 092

Horse racing and equestrian sports.

Swimming

Llandovery Swimming Pool

  • 3.9 miles north of Cilgwyn Manor
  • Cilycwm Road, Llandovery, SA20 0DY
  • 01550 721 649

A 4-lane, 20 metre swimming pool with sauna and jacuzzi.

Squash

Llandovery Squash Club

  • 3.5 miles north of Cilgwyn Manor
  • New Road, Llandovery, SA20 0ED
  • 01550 720 690
  • Tennis

    3.3 miles north of Cilgwyn Manor.

    There are 2 free tennis courts in Llandovery, at the back of the Castle Car Park, next to the children’s playground.

    Robin Claridge

    Absolutely brilliant and lovely surroundings. Thoroughly enjoyed our stays here. Would recommend to all.

    If you’re planning a cycling holiday in Llangadog, Carmarthenshire, then look no further than Cilgwyn Manor. For assistance, call
    01550 777 118

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    Llangadog
    Carmarthenshire
    SA19 9LF

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