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Pembrokeshire - Whitland

Whitland is a small town in Carmarthenshire, south-west Wales, lying on the River Tāf. Whitland is home to the elusive "Whitland Trout" noted for its eggs and oily scales.
Traditionally Whitland is seen as the site of an assembly of lawyers and churchmen, sometimes described as the first Welsh parliament, called in 930 by King Hywel Ddato codify the native Welsh laws.
Whitland takes its name from its medieval Cistercian abbey. The monastery pre-datesTintern but now is very much a ruin. The "white land" of the name (Latin: Albalanda) may refer to the famous White House (Welsh: Ty Gwyn) where Hywel's parliament met, to the monks' unstained woolen cloaks, or to the abbey's limestone. Whitland was dissolved during Henry VIII's conversion to Protestantism. Much of its limestone was taken and used for other buildings. The magnificent setting of the ruin and the Abbey's layout can still be viewed.
The Hywel Dda Interpretive Centre is a publicly funded Culture centre. It boasts a fine garden using reclaimed stone. Hywel Dda is considered one of the most accomplished of Welsh rulers, minting his own coins, codifying the traditional Welsh Laws, and using his diplomacy to secure Wales at a particularly turbulent period.   

Self Catering Hotel Guest House/B&B

Llanteglos Estate

Tel: 01834 831677

Self catering lodge holidays in rural Pembrokeshire are a wonderful way to enjoy the beautiful, unspoilt countryside.

There are eight Woodland Lodges built in a staggered terrace arrangement. They are designed to take full advantage of their elevated south-facing aspect, with the bathroom and bedrooms downstairs and lounge kitchen/dining area upstairs.
This affords the opportunity to step through patio doors onto a large balcony with a commanding vista of National Parkland forestry and glimpses of the sea of Carmarthen Bay.
The Woodland Lodges 'Oak Class' have been graded Visit Wales 4 Star and can sleep up to 4 people (in double and twin rooms).
The Woodland Lodges 'Cedar Class' have been graded Visit Wales 3 Star and can sleep up to 6 people (in double and twin rooms, plus a sofa bed).
Within the Woodland Lodges, the kitchen is equipped with electric cooker, microwave, fridge, kettle, iron & board, vacuum cleaner, crockery, cutlery, utensils, pots and pans. The lodges also have a colour television and digital box for extra
The Master bedroom has a double bed and access to ground floor patio and lawn area. Bedroom two has twin beds. In Cedar Class lodges a sofa-bed in the upstairs lounge provides optional extra sleeping accommodation for two more guests. The modern bathrooms have an electric power shower and bath.

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