Ty Rhosyn - Self Catering Cottage in Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

A Beautiful 5 Bedroomed Holiday Home overlooking the Gwendraeth River estuary

Ty Rhosyn Luxury Holiday Home in Kidwelly

Facilities at a glance

  • Location: Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Sleeps: 10
  • Pets allowed: Yes
  • Star Rating: 5 Stars
  • Towels & linen: Included
  • Cleaning: Weekly
  • WiFi Internet: Yes
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Property Description

Nestled at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac on the outskirts of the ancient town of Kidwelly, Ty Rhosyn is deceptively spacious. From the road it has the appearance of a cosy cottage but it is spacious enough to accommodate five bedrooms within its three levels and can comfortably sleep up to ten people. The property elevated position ensures extensive views over the spectacular tidal estuary of the Gwendraeth River towards Pembrey Forest and Cefn Sidan sands.

Enclosed Garden
Ty Rhosyn charming enclosed garden has a level lawn, a generously sized patio with wooden furniture for al fresco dining. There is ample off-street parking for two cars.

Warm Welcome
Upon arrival, guests will discover a welcome pack containing tea, coffee, sugar, welsh cakes, biscuits and homemade preserves, whilst the larder contains essentials such as salt, oil, sauces etc. Luxurious 100% cotton sheets and towels are provided for your comfort and well behaved dogs are welcome, although visitors will need to supply their own dog beds, towels etc.

A supply of beautiful luxury hand made soaps from Myddfai trading company, a social enterprise helping adults with learning difficulties achieve more are provided for your use.

The toilet rolls are sourced from a company called Who Gives A Crap. The toilet tissue are made from environmently friendly materials and profits from the company are used to help build toilets for those in need.


A short path leads through the rose garden to the front door of Ty Rhosyn which is located on the first floor. The welcoming entrance hall leads to the kitchen and lounge and has wooden staircases leading to the upper and lower floors.

The large, airy kitchen is fully fitted and includes a split level cooker with oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster and a DAB radio. Adjoining the kitchen is a utility room which contains a washing machine and has a separate cloakroom. The utility room also provides access to a metal staircase leading down to the rear garden.

The spacious lounge contains comfortable sofas and armchairs to help you relax after a busy day enjoying all the area has to offer. There is a large flat screen TV and BluRay player and a simple-to-use wood burning stove for cosy nights in. Ty Rhosyn is fitted with WiFi and has a satellite dish which guests are welcome to use with their own Sky box.

Dining Room
Linking the kitchen and lounge is an elegant dining room which comfortably seats ten people. The lounge and dining room both have sliding patio doors which open onto a south facing balcony so you can sit back and enjoy panoramic views over a landscape which changes with the ebb and flow of each tide.

Top Floor
The top floor has two well appointed en-suite bedrooms, both of which enjoy the benefit of spectacular views across the estuary to nearby Pembrey Forest. Bedroom one is a fresh and airy double bedded room with twin prospects offering views over the town as well as the estuary. Bedroom two is cosy but spacious and has a luxurious king size bed. Both en-suites have a toilet, shower and sink.

Ground Floor
The other three bedrooms contain twin beds and are located on the ground floor. Bedroom three is a bright and airy en-suite which has a whirlpool bath and direct access to the garden via a patio door. Bedroom four has a serene atmosphere and a delightful garden view framed by tumbling wisteria. Bedroom five is spacious and relaxing and benefits from views across the garden and estuary. Bedrooms four and five share a large family bathroom which has a shower over the bath.

Ty Rhosyn has oil fired central heating but, as we like to do our bit for the planet, we have also fitted solar panels which provide hot water.

During longer stays Ty Rhosyn will be cleaned once a week and linen will be changed at this time.

If you need more information about our Kidwelly holiday cottage please call us on 07966 696 673 or e-mail us at info@burnsholidayhomes.com

Accommodation Summary


  • Bedroom 1: King size bed
  • Bedroom 2: Double bed
  • Bedroom 3: Twin beds
  • Bedroom 4: Twin beds
  • Bedroom 5: Twin beds


  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with toilet, shower and sink.
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 2 with toilet, shower and sink.
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 3 with whirlpool bath and access to garden.
  • Bedrooms 4 and 5 share bathroom with shower over bath.


Large, fully fitted kitchen includes split level cooker with oven and hob, microwave, toaster, fridge/freezer.

Utility Room:

Utility room with washing machine and separate wc.

Living Room:

Large living room with sliding doors to balcony at rear enjoying stunning south facing views of the Gwendraeth estuary and the Gower. Large flat screen TV and BluRay player, wood burner and comfortable 3 seat sofa, and chairs.


Spacious dining room with 10 seater table and chairs.

Towels and linen included. Weekly clean with towel and linen change.

Prices & Availability

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Ty Rhosyn - Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire

Ty Rhosyn is situated in an elevated, peaceful location in the coastal town of Kidwelly, South Wales. Just minutes away from Kidwelly Castle, superb sandy beaches, a peaceful harbour and a small town centre. The cottage has a south facing garden and balcony with spectacular views over the Gwendraeth Estuary and Gower Peninsula. Ty Rhosyn, Kidwelly luxury holiday home is an ideal base from which to explore the spectacular coastlines of Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire.

Driving Directions

Postcode (for sat nav) SA17 5EJ

At the Pensarn Roundabout from the A48 / A40 head southwest on A484
Go through 2 roundabouts (8.0 mi)

At Parc-y-bocs Roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto B4304 (0.7 mi)

Turn right onto Ferry Road immediately after the Spa supermarket (0.3 mi)

Take the 3rd left into Llys Afallon.

Ty Rhosyn will be facing you at the bottom of the hill.

You have arrived! - enjoy your holiday.

Things to do in Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire

There really is loads to see and do in Carmarthenshire, nearby Pembrokeshire and Swansea. Here we've listed a few of the local attractions and places of interest to give you some inspiration.

Kidwelly Castle

Kidwelly Castle

Just a five minute walk from Ty Rhosyn, Kidwelly Castle is one of Wales' best-kept secrets. It is built on a steep bluff overlooking the River Gwendraeth and presents a vision of medieval times. It is remarkably well preserved and its soaring twin-towered gatehouse stands almost to full height.

Pembrey Country Park & Cefn Sidan Beach

Pembrey Country Park & Cefn Sidan Beach

Pembrey Country Park is situated approximately 3 miles from Kidwelly. It attracts over 300,000 visitors a year to enjoy the peace and tranquility of Pembrey forest and the seven miles of Cefn Sidan beach. It is a superb seaside Country Park offering a magnificent beach, woodland picnic areas, a dry-ski slope, horse riding, land yachting, orienteering, parascending, mini-railway and putting green.

Ffos Las Racecourse

Ffos Las Racecourse

Ffos Las has brought back top class racing to West Wales for the first time since 1937. You can find us the heart of Carmarthenshire just 10 minutes drive from Ty Rhosyn - Kidwelly Holiday Home. The setting is magnificent. We are surrounded by rolling hills and countryside and have views down the Gwendraeth Valley to Carmarthen Bay. It is almost impossible to believe that it is the former site of the largest open cast coalmine in Europe.

Golf in Carmarthenshire


Old courses, new courses, parkland and links, technical challenges and championship courses, USGA greens and Nicklaus style design Carmarthenshire has them all and they are all. With seven high quality golf courses to choose from, all within thirty minutes drive, where could be a better base for a Welsh golfing holiday than Kidwelly?

Fishing in Carmarthenshire


From fly fishing on the Tywi river, one of the best sea trout rivers in Europe, to sea fishing on the golden sands of Cefn Sidan, Carmarthenshire has endless possibilities for fishermen and whatever your interest there is sure to be something to suit. Eleven rivers, beautiful lakes, rocky coves, sandy beaches and even rock pools for little fishers, you can find them all in Carmarthenshire.

Kidwelly Industrial Museum

Kidwelly Industrial Museum

Kidwelly Industrial Museum is situated just a mile from the historic castle town of Kidwelly, and just five miles from the town of Llanelli, which, at the end of the 19th Century was the Tinplate manufacturing centre of the world, giving the town the nickname of Tinopolis. The Industrial Museum itself is the site of the second oldest recorded tinplate works in the UK and some of the remains of this works can still be seen today.

Pembrey Motorsport Circuit

Pembrey Motorsport Circuit

Pembrey motorsport circuit provides racing for cars, motorcycles, karts & trucks. Pembrey also hosts rallies and sprints. The circuit is an ideal base for corporate and motorsport team activities, and offers a dedicated series of motorsport performance driving schools.

Penclacwydd Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Centre

Penclacwydd Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Centre

The Penclacwydd Centre translated as "The Hill of the Gander" covers some 200 acres of salt marshes. Sections are designated zones of special scientific interest. Splendid facilities with planned walks, secluded hides, spectacular views of the estuary, a hatchery, a visitors centre and coffee shop. It is recognized to be of international importance for wading birds.

The National Botanic Garden of Wales

The National Botanic Garden of Wales

The National Botanic Garden of Wales in Carmarthenshire exists to develop a viable world-class national botanic garden dedicated to the research and conservation of biodiversity and its sustainable utilisation, to lifelong learning and to the enjoyment of the visitor.

Folly Farm

Folly Farm

With six fun-filled amusement and activity zones, some of which are undercover, there is something for everyone to enjoy. So, when you are looking for fun things to do for all the family, whatever the weather, look no further than Folly Farm.

Oakwood Theme Park

Oakwood Theme Park

Oakwood in Pembrokeshire is Wales premier visitor attraction and attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. In 1996 Oakwood was really put on the map after installing its world-renowned wooden roller-coaster Megafobia, for which the park has won numerous awards. Other major rides include Speed, Hydro, The Bounce and Vertigo.