Llandovery is a market town in Carmarthenshire, Wales, lying on
theRiver Tywi and the A40/A483 roads.
The town is served by Llandovery railway station, where there is a
park and ride to Llanelli andShrewsbury via the Heart of Wales Line.
Llandovery - a corruption of ' Llanymddyfri', meaning 'Llan ymlith y
dyfroedd' or in English 'Church enclosure amidst the waters' - owes
its name, to its position between the River Tywi and the Afon Br‚n
just upstream of their confluence. A smaller watercourse the Bawddwr,
runs through and under the town. Llandovery is twinned with
Pluguffanin Brittany, France.
The Roman fort at Llanfair Hill to the northeast of the modern town
around was known to theRomans as Alabum. It was built around AD 50
to 60 as part of their strategy for the conquest ofWales. A Roman
road heads across Mynydd Bach Trecastell to the southeast of
Llandovery bound for the fort of Brecon Gaer. Another heads down the
Towy valley for Carmarthen whilst a third makes for the goldmines at
Recently renovated throughout: Welsh Tourist Board 5* bed &
warm welcome awaits guests new and old, at The Droverís, our
exquisitely refurbished, 17th century Grade 2 listed guest house
located in the Market Square right in the centre of Llandovery in
Carmarthenshire. This lovely, welcoming town is the ideal base from
which to explore the surrounding region and The Droverís (Welsh
Tourist Board 5* rating) provides the accommodation required to
complete your enjoyment of the perfect weekend, short break or
The Droverís B+B is, indeed, the ideal base from which to enjoy the
many year round activities and attractions on offer in Llandovery
and the surrounding area. Featuring a Jacobean interior door and
with our woodburner adding to the warmth of the welcome in the
visitors lounge and William Morris themed decoration to the overall
ambience, the scene is set for a memorable stay as we introduce
guests to The Droverís impressive facilities.
The Level Crossing
Tel: 01550 721155
Our award-winning Hostel, Bistro
and Bar provide good quality accommodation, food and value for
money, with a warm Llandovery welcome from Sally and her team.
We are a business with a social
difference - encouraging new visitors to Llandovery, whilst
providing jobs & training for our community.
We provide family and bunk bed
accommodation for up to 35 people. Many rooms are en-suite
Delicious homemade food is
available to evening visitors as well as our overnight guests.
We are flexible and provide simple
Mediterranean-style food plus hearty steaks, pies, even curries
for those who are extra-hungry. If you are a group, we are very
happy to provide meals & dishes to share.
The bistro is open every evening,
and we serve paninis & light snacks at lunchtime.
Freshly-prepared tapas & pizza available every Friday & Saturday
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