Laugharne is an ancient town steeped in history sitting on the estuary of the River Taf. What was once a busy port, is now popular with writers, artists, tourists, anglers and bird watchers. And overlooking the estuary are the dramatic ruins of Laugharne Castle
It is known for having been the home of Dylan Thomas from 1949 until his death in 1953, and is thought to have been an inspiration for the fictional town of Llareggub in Under Milk Wood.
Dylan Thomas lived at the Boathouse for the last four years of his life during which time many major pieces of work were written - including Under Milk Wood. The Boathouse, where Dylan and Caitlin lived with their children, Aeronwy, Llewelyn and Colm from 1949 to 1953, is now a heritage centre. The house set in a cliff overlooking Taf Estuary now contains audio visual presentations, original furnishings and memorabilia, bookshop, tea room, viewing platform and terrace.
Dylan Thomas's Boathouse
The writing shed where Dylan wrote many of his works.
St Martin’s church, Laugharne. In the graveyard, Dylan Thomas and his wife Caitlin are buried together and marked with a simple white cross.
Thomas’s favourite drinking place, Brown’s hotel
There is a car park on the square overlooking the castle