3 Star

Three Rivers Hotel & Spa

3 Star Hotel in Ferryside Carmarthenshire Wales

Local Area, Carmarthen, Llanelli, Laugharne & Attractions  

Ferryside grew from the now non-operational ferry crossing on the river Tywi, on the ancient pilgrims route to St David’s Cathedral. It is uncommercialised, peaceful and quiet; the ideal getaway for a perfect weekend (or longer) break. It is also, due to its’ proximity to Carmarthen, Llanelli and other centres, an ideal corporate meeting place.

Kidwelly, with its’ Norman castle, industrial heritage museum, Pembrey Country Park and Motorsport centre, within approximately 10 minutes travelling time. The National Botanical Gardens, Laugharne (famous for Dylan Thomas’ Boathouse) and many Pembrokeshire attractions are about a half hour drive.

During your stay if you are interested in visiting local attractions and places of interest we highly recommend the following key attractions. A short description of each has been copied directly from each respective website. For further details of the attractions please click the respective image to view their website.


Ffos Las racecourse is one of only three racecourses in Wales, and is indeed the first National Hunt course to be completed in Britain for over 80 years. The 600 acre complex is situated near Trimsaran, in west Wales, on what used to be the largest open cast mining site in Europe. An area which now has been completely transformed. Surrounding the complex is the beautiful Welsh countryside with excellent beaches and leisure facilities within easy reach.The all-weather, oval track is one mile and four furlongs in length, in line with Jockey Club specifications, and will host both National Hunt and Flat racing meetings. The track is overlooked by a single enclosure which can hold up to 15,000 people, and there is also a 1,000-seater covered grandstand. In addition to this the complex will offer ample stabling along with administrative buildings, technical buildings, accommodation, bar and excellent catering facilities.

Adventure activity holidays ideal for hen & stag weekends, corporate team building, youth groups, couples and parent and child partiesActivity vouchers now available – ideal for Birthday presentsChris & Abbi provide a personal and a local’s advice to assist you in designing your perfect break including 24hr mobile phone assistanceStay at the lodges in picturesque Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Snowdonia or Anglesey and enjoy the natural rugged surroundingsIdeally placed centres for convenient travel from London, Midlands, South-West and Northern England

Experienced, qualified and AALA licensed instructors where necessary for your safety

Planning ahead is highly recommended as we are extremely busy – however we can offer last minute adventure weekends.

Dylan Thomas spent the last years of his life here. Now it is dedicated and a tribute to the writer. Visual presentations,literature and refreshments are available nearby. To commemorate the anniversary of Dylan’s death in 1953, the boat house has recently undergone extensive restoration.
The Millennium Coastal cycle path, part of the National Cyclepath Network meanders through approximately 20 miles of local coastline, passing through local areas of interest.

Places include Kidwelly Castle, the Penclawydd Wildfowl Centre, and the Loughor Estuary with views of the Mumbles peninsular south of Swansea.

Nearby Pembrey Motorsport Centre provides varied motorsport activities including Formula Ford, go-karting and car racing.

As a landmark Millennium project, the Garden of Wales links the history of the last millennium with the present. It is set in the former 18th century regency park of Middleton Hall in Carmarthenshire, a 568 acre estate on the edge of the Tywi valley. The Garden enjoys a pollution free environment, spectacular views of the surrounding countryside and a rich cultural heritage.

Spectacularly set in the beautiful Tywi valley of Carmarthenshire, Aberglasney Gardens have been an inspiration to poets since 1477. The story of Aberglasney spans many centuries, but, the house’s origins are still shrouded in obscurity.

Aberglasney Gardens cover approximately 10 acres, including two woodlands. Firm gravel pathways connect all elements of the garden and wheelchair users are able to visit most of the areas within the garden.


Stackpole, a 325-hectare coastal estate in South West Pembrokeshire consists of beautiful and varied landscape in the Pembrokeshire National Park.


Beautiful woodland garden with year-round interest.

One of the best collections of rhododendrons and azaleas in Wales Open and wooded pathways through the valley offer lovely walks Set in a tranquil and secluded valley


St Davids Pembrokeshire Wales is a beautiful and unique city surrounded by some of the finest coastline in Europe.

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Not quite Disneyland, but its one of Pembrokeshire’s largest attractions. Oakwood is a great day out for the whole family and caters for all tastes when it comes to enjoyment and thrill seeking. From the white knuckle rides such as Hydro and Megaphobia to the more gentle family rides as treetops coaster and bobsleigh, there is something for everyone.


The definitive website guide and web portal to Wales, including all attractions, from farms to fairs, detailed accommodation guide, from guesthouses to hotels and much much more useful information to the visitor.


Our Local Area

We are perfectly situated for exploring Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire.

A few places within an hours drive include St. Davids’, The Brecon Beacons, Worms Head Rhossilli Bay, which has been named the 3rd best beach in the world, Pembrey Blue Flag Beach Stackpole and National Coastal Park in Pembrokeshire.

The stunning beaches and coastal walks of Pendine, Tenby, Laugharne, Llanstephan and Saundersfoot are within a 20 minutes drive.

We can cater for:

Wedding ceremonies: 100
Formal: 130
Informal: 150
Conferences & Meetings
Day: 100
Functions with entertainment
Informal: 160
Smaller Parties
A la carte Menu: 50
Poolside Parties: 20

3 Star

Three Rivers Hotel & Spa

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