South West Wales Connected Blog

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.
Love This Place – Community Bunting Challenge

Love This Place – Community Bunting Challenge

We invite you, wherever you are in the world to create and send us a piece of textile bunting in celebration of your favourite South West Wales places, people and products.
Community Rail Partnership launched for South West Wales

Community Rail Partnership launched for South West Wales

South West Wales now has its very own Community Rail Partnership, designed to help communities get the most benefit from their existing railway lines.
What are your favourite local walks? We want your input.

What are your favourite local walks? We want your input.

South West Wales Connected CRP is asking local people to share their favourite walks in the region.
Meet the South West Wales Businesses Adapting to Covid-19

Meet the South West Wales Businesses Adapting to Covid-19

The high streets of South West Wales have changed drastically since lockdown, but despite the challenges, many businesses have demonstrated great ingenuity, resilience and responsibility through the changes they have made.
The Resurrection of Fishguard and Goodwick Station (The Return of the Station Cat)

The Resurrection of Fishguard and Goodwick Station (The Return of the Station Cat)

Following its closure in 1964, Fishguard and Goodwick station stood empty and neglected for decades. The derelict station building looked beyond saving, but just short of a decade ago, work began to bring it back to life and reinstate the station.
Campaign launches to help Swansea Bay tourism restart after lockdown

Campaign launches to help Swansea Bay tourism restart after lockdown

The wishlist campaign, launched by Swansea Council's tourism team, asks visitors and local residents to describe ...
Is South West Wales the Ultimate Social Distancing Destination?

Is South West Wales the Ultimate Social Distancing Destination?

The wide open landscapes of South West Wales are one of our region's best assets.  Living here, we love being able ...
Discover Carmarthenshire

Discover Carmarthenshire

From Carmarthen Bay in the South to the Western Brecon Beacons and Cambrian Mountains in the North. Travel over breath-taking mountains, through lush, green landscapes and secluded, ancient forests to the vast expanses of our golden sandy beaches.
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 ...
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