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Laugharne (pronounced 'larn') is a small village in the heart of Carmarthenshire, South Wales. It is most famous for being the home of the famous poet Dylan Thomas whose play 'Under Milk Wood' was based on characters livng in the village. Many visitors flock to see the boat house where Dylan Thomas lived, the writing shed which inspired much of his work and the Browns hotel which was his favourite watering hole. The hub of the village is built around the estuary of the River Taf with the Norman castle dominating the skyline.
Just up the road from the castle lies the 'Browns Hotel' this was by far the favourite watering hole of Dylan Thomas. It is said that Dylan Thomas was quite a loner and used to sit in the bar listening to other conversations, occasionally jotting down notes and ideas for his poems on cigarette papers.
Browns Hotel is now co owned by the popular British TV Actor Neil Morrissey who made a bid for the pub when it went up for Auction - the Grade II listed building sold for £670,000 GBP. Neil Morrisey and his partner also own the Hurst Hotel and the Three Mariners pub & B&B,
- Pros:Small & beautiful
- Cons:The car park floods in the winter!
Laugharne Castle is a magnificent castle holding a prominent position over the estuary of the River Taf. The original... more travel advice
The Town Hall is a lovely whitewashed building with a great clocktower, situated on the main road into the village. It... more travel advice
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