With a population of around 45,000, Llanelli is the largest town in the county of Carmarthenshire and is located on the Burry Estuary, 13 km west of the city of Swansea. Among other things, it is famous for its proud traditions of rugby and brewing.
Llanelli is an industrial town offering two large shopping complexes: Trostre Park – a shopping center outside the city and St.Elli – located in the city center.
Although the town itself lacks tourist attractions, its location in south Carmarthenshire makes it a possible base for visiting the surrounding scenic spots such as the Millennium Coastal Path and the Pembrey National Park.
Pembrey Airport is 7 km from the city – private flights only
The town is connected to the M4 motorway by the A4138.
Llanelli is served by regular local bus services between Swansea and Carmarthen and National Express Coaches between many important British destinations.
Llanelli Railway station is located at Great Western Crescent south of the town centre. The station is connected to Fishguard and Swansea along the West Wales Line. The station is also on the Heart of Wales Line, which connects the city with Mid Wales and Shrewsbury.
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