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Llanelli

Carmarthenshire

Llanelli is the largest town in Carmarthenshire and is located on the Loughor estuary about 10 miles (16 km) north-west of Swansea. It is famous for its rugby tradition, as a centre of tinplate production and for hosting the National Eisteddfod. Llanelli is being developed as a tourism destination, with many ongoing developments such as the Scarlets rugby stadium, Old Castle Works leisure village, a National Hunt racecourse at Ffos Las and Machynys Ponds, notable for its dragonfly population.

The footfall at Llanelli station in 2018-2019 was 397,516.
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Llanelli Useful Information
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Join our meeting to forge a vision for a better Llanelli.

Join our meeting to forge a vision for a better Llanelli.

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Discover Carmarthenshire

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