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Carmarthen Tourist Information Centre

County Hall Old Castle House, Carmarthen SA31 1JP, Wales
+44 1267 231557
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Acute lack of knowledge

Sadly the lady we spoke to didn't exactly seem to know too much. We asked about the Roman... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pelupi
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Best tourist information I've been to

Well despite other reviews we found it easily enough. The man in the office was the best tourist... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2018
Meltom0151
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Wallasey
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Dec 22, 2017
“Guided tour leaves you in the nick!”
3 weeks ago
“Acute lack of knowledge”
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County Hall Old Castle House, Carmarthen SA31 1JP, Wales
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sadly the lady we spoke to didn't exactly seem to know too much. We asked about the Roman amphitheatre to be told she had never been, didn't know exactly where it was and didn't know where best to park as it was under an estate...More

Thank Pelupi
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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Well despite other reviews we found it easily enough. The man in the office was the best tourist information person I've met. He was so welcoming, friendly and knowledgeable. His infectious enthusiasm for the place grabbed the attention of a rather antisocial 16 year old,...More

Thank Meltom0151
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Reviewed January 24, 2018

I was with small children and really didn't appreciate the horrors of previous corporal punishment and executions being pushed. I came for leaflets for pleasant things to do in Carmarthen sometime during the summer (not sure of the date), but left fuming underneath my calm,...More

Thank LoveGoodVeganFood
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

Towards the end of the excellent evening guided tour, we found ourselves in the old jailhouse. The experience of sitting in the cells was great. There was a brief explanation in the tourist information office at the front of the building. I would highly recommend...More

Thank danfoster40
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Reviewed October 18, 2017

This place is well hidden but so worth finding. Lots of info and leaflets, we had a tour of the old gaol really interesting. the staff so helpful (and funny)Rhys was a star. If we had more time would have done a history tour with...More

Thank lottie49
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Reviewed September 22, 2017

Pouring with rain we went in for some leaflets regarding attractions in the area, we were welcomed by a very friendly enthusiastic man who was a fountain of knowledge regarding the town and the castle, he even took the time to show us round the...More

Thank samsdad84
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Reviewed July 7, 2017

Do not let the outside of the office put you off. Go in and exlore life through the ages. Read Victorian news cuttings. Ask a question of the staff and be transported back to the dark ages by the answer. We wanted to go back...More

Thank Sillyoldfool
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Reviewed February 11, 2017

Came across this tourist information office tucked away under the castle walls. They lady at the desk was sooooo pleasant. Welcomed you in, so accommodating and very helpful. This is attached to the old jail, visit was very informative and there was an interactive screen...More

Thank Julie C
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Reviewed September 4, 2016

How nice for this tourist information center to be accommodating to our travel schedule. Even though they weren't officially open the morning we visited, staff was there and let us in a few minutes early before we caught our train. And it was the only...More

Thank Lisa2184
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Reviewed May 18, 2016

Cunningly concealed between the castle walls (adjacent to Notts Square) and County Hall, this quaint TIC is small but well packed with tourist information - some free. some for sale. Maximise your trip to Carmarthen with one of the tourist maps or tourist trails around...More

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