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Ferryside

Carmarthenshire

Ferryside is a village in the community of St Ishmael, Carmarthenshire, Wales. It is 8.5 miles (13.7 km) south of Carmarthen near the mouth of the River Tywi. Originally a ferry crossing, then becoming a fishing village, it has developed as a holiday and retirement area. The village has its own lifeboat station and was the first village in the UK to switch from analogue to digital television. The 2011 census showed the village to have 846 residents.

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A day out by train: Carmarthen

A day out by train: Carmarthen

There’s no better way to explore West Wales than by train. We took a trip to Carmarthen to round up some of the best attractions for a day out.

Tree Planting in Carmarthenshire

Tree Planting in Carmarthenshire

Plantations of introduced conifers (and occasionally non-native broadleaves like red oak) make up about 70% of the total area. Most of these woodlands have been planted since 1940. They cover large areas in the uplands, have replaced native woodlands along some valley...

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