The Castle Hotel

Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, Wales

Welcome to The Castle Hotel Llandovery Carmarthenshire, in the best traditions of a Welsh coaching inn it has always been a place for travellers and visitors to rest, to replenish and recharge their batteries. It still is today.

The original rustic charm and character is still here at The Castle Hotel Llandovery Carmarthenshire with a few modern, fresh ideas. A warm and friendly place to unwind, you’ll find a proper traditional bar, roaring log fire to toast your toes and plenty of comfy sofas in which to loose yourself with a good book.

The Castle Hotel Llandovery Carmarthenshire’s love of food guarantees some seriously good food by the very talented chefs. Those tempting aromas wafting through the building are likely to be from the Josper Charcoal Oven (a very clever Spanish indoor BBQ and chargrill). It’s a perfect symbol to express the hotels philosophy, ‘Keep it real and simple, make it good and honest’.

Because you’re here to relax completely, the bedrooms promise comfort and style. Think airy & spacious, luxury beds to dream on, flat screen TVs, unfussy but stylish décor and you’ll get the picture.   Each room is individually designed, ranging from a dash of modern to traditional luxury. All you have to do is choose the style which suits you.

Kings Road, Llandovery, Carmathenshire, Wales,  SA20 0AP
Tel: 08444 119 450
Fax: 08444 119  451
Tel: 0330 333 2950
Fax:0330 333 2951


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About The Castle Hotel


    Catch some zzz’s…

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    Lord Nelson Suite

    The Lord Nelson Suite is the largest room, located on the 1st floor at the front of the hotel. This huge individually designed room with antique four poster bed has plenty of space with large bathroom with roll top bath and seperate shower.

     THE CASTLE HOTEL Llandovery best room

    Executive Double or Twin Rooms

    Executive Double or Twin rooms have kingsize beds and are En-suite. You will find Tea/Coffee Making Facilities, Flat Screen TV, Free WiFi, Free Parking is available at the Hotel.

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    Classic Double or Twin Room

    Classic Rooms are larger than standard rooms and have Kingsize beds, En-suite bathrooms, Tea/Coffee Making Facilities, Flat Screen TV, Free WiFi, Free Parking is available at the Hotel.

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    Double or Twin Rooms

    Double room with double bed, En suite (some with showers only), Tea/Coffee Making Facilities, Flat Screen TV, Free WiFi, Free Parking is available at the Hotel.

    All 15 rooms have en-suite bathrooms, some are larger, some smaller. Each room is unique in shape, configuration and size, which is part of the charm (and the challenge) of a historic building. Stress will melt away with the glorious combination of mountain air and amazingly comfy beds, which will leave you feeling utterly refreshed each morning.


    Come dine with us

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    Food is The Castle hotels number one priority.

    The talented team of chefs have developed the Castles menus to fully embrace the Taste Inn Wales ethos – seasonal, fresh, hearty and tasty. The menus are inspired by tradition, created with imagination to appeal to the most ardent fans of modern British food.

    The Castle hotel is a firm believer in relaxed, unpretentious dining, open all year round for lunch and dinner. Everyone is welcome here. The focus is on the food, the atmosphere and making people feel right at home. It goes without saying that all the dishes are made from scratch and cooked to order.

    There is a highly motivated, hard working team in a wonderfully spacious kitchen. The hotel believes in offering plenty of choice – Carmarthenshire is the garden of Wales after all. There are also daily chalk boards where fresh fish and shellfish dishes are available.

    During the autumn and winter months it also tends to feature local game and some seriously good pies and casseroles. The menu is quintessentially British. The Castle believes in simple, unfussy food and they use the local larder and seasonal produce properly.

    Special Offers

    THE CASTLE HOTEL LlandoverySteak Night – Every Wednesday 6-9pm.

    Traditional, classic pies with a glass of beer or wine.

    THE CASTLE HOTEL Llandovery

    Pie Night Every Tuesday from 6-9pm


    Breakfast Menu – Lunch MenuDinner MenuKids Menu – Wine List
    Opening Times

    Breakfast: 8:00am – 11:00am Everyday

    Lunch: 12:00pm – 2.30pm Monday to Saturday, 12:oopm – 3:00pm Sunday

    Dinner: 6:00pm – 9:30pm Monday to Saturday, 6:00pm – 9:00pm Sundays


    Planning a Meeting or Event?

    Good business comes from a great environment, and with the location right in the heart mid-wales your delegates will not fail to be dazzled.

    So you can conduct your business in one of the most picturesque parts of Wales – with all that fresh country air to inspire you and fuel your thoughts. The Castle of Llandovery is the perfect venue for business meetings, conferences, exhibitions, product launches and team building events.

    The Hotel can offer:

    A choice of conference space suited for 20-150 delegates
    Great business services and facilities Wi-Fi throughout
    Packages tailor made to suit your requirements
    Residential and non-residential options, banqueting and corporate hospitality
    Option of exclusive use of hotel premises
    Simple finger food to elaborate banquets

    Conference Room Options:
    Back Lounge
    Conference Room
    Ball Room

    We Love Team Building

    Your ideal venue for…

    Corporate Family Fun Days – Are great as all the family can come together, and have a fun packed day without having to worry about work!

    Outdoor Team Building – Is an easy way for your team to get a day out of the office, do some fun activities and build better teams while you’re at it!

    * It’s a Knockout – Is a fun filled and frantic Event and is the perfect way to create a truly memorable and exhilarating experience, be it for your clients, staff or team away days.

    View our corporate brochure here


    Our fly fishing guide and coach in residence – Kim Tribe

    THE CASTLE HOTEL LlandoveryThe Castle hotel has one of Wales’s top fly fishing experts, Kim Tribe, who is the resident fishing coach and guide. He has many years of experience on, and a unique insight into, our local rivers.

    Under Kim’s expert tutelage and with his unlimited local knowledge, you will be guaranteed a unique fishing experience – whether you’re a competent fly fisher or a total beginner. He has fished all over the world but believes the Brecon Beacon offers absolutely everything for the keen fly fisherman.

    Kim guides customers around the best waters in the area, from stalking wild trout in small upland streams to landing sewin, trout and grayling on the main rivers. Learn to cast, enhance your knowledge on river craft, take an improvers course, improve your techniques, or have a full on adventure on a Fly Fishing Safari, you’ll be in safe hands with Kim Tribe.

    For more information about Kim Tribe please visit

    Local Rivers & Hotels

    The River Towy – located close to the Castle Hotel – famed for its wild brown trout, sea trout/sewin and salmon waters, we have teamed up with the Llandovery Angling Association which runs two fisheries on the Teifi and Towy. For further details visit

    What’s Included

    All kit will be provided if requested including:

    • Rods and reels • Chest Waders • Buoyancy aids (an option for specific waters or beginners) • Flies • Wading boots Transport can be arranged to and from the rivers.

    The Fishing Season

    The fly fishing seasons vary according to the rivers, but in the main:

    * Trout season runs from 3rd March until 30th September

    * Salmon season runs from 3rd March until 17th October

    * Grayling season runs from 16th June until 15th March

    * Sea Trout & Sewin season is 1st April until 30th September

    If you don’t have a fishing license, Kim Tribe will obtain this for you.  He will organise all fishing permits for local rivers and the cost of these is included in our prices. Bespoke fishing trips and safaris can be organised with Kim Tribe on local rivers and lakes nearby.

    Group rates and bespoke days are negotiable separately with Kim Tribe. Costs are from £175 per person per day with our Fishing Guide/coaching, or £250 per day for two people, inclusive of fishing permits. Contact Kim Tribe on Tel: 07868 782843 Of course all guests staying at Taste Inn Wales hotels are welcome to fish on the local rivers with or without our fishing guide.


    Your Perfect Day

    weddingbrochurebuttonThe Castle Hotel has a dedicated team of people who are committed to delivering everything you desire for your special day, ensuring it is utterly memorable for all the right reasons. There is an intimate courtyard for canapés and aperitifs a function room with private bar facilities and options for exclusive use of the hotel.

  6. WHAT'S ON

    What’s happening in and around the Hotel

    THE CASTLE HOTEL LlandoverySteak Night – Every Wednesday 6-9pm.

    Traditional, classic pies with a glass of beer or wine.

    THE CASTLE HOTEL Llandovery

    Pie Night Every Tuesday from 6-9pm


    Attractions in Wales

    THE CASTLE HOTEL LlandoveryThe Castle is situated in the beautiful Towy Valley, on the Western fringes of the outstanding Brecon Beacons National Park (there are 520 square miles of it). It’s the ideal base for those who wish participate in the many outdoor, sporting and venture activities the area has to offer. listed below is a taster of what the area has to offer.

    THE CASTLE HOTEL LlandoveryWell known as an area for Welsh mystic culture steeped in a rich history, Llandovery is surrounded by three rivers, the Towy, the Bran, and the Gwydderig. Today it’s a buzzing market town that still has a strong medieval feel. With the beautiful Carmarthen and Pembrokeshire coastlines nearby and the Brecon Beacons National Park next door, there are an unlimited number of places to explore.

    Immerse yourself in the local heritage, take a breath of our freshest air. Sightseeing, fishing, walking, mountain-biking, cycling or just take things easy. Click here for information on local activities and sightseeing.

    Whatever you like to do when you visit us, we sincerely hope you’ll agree that the Castle is everything a modern Welsh coaching Inn should be.

    Other sporting and recreational facilities within the area include:    Hot air ballooning, Gorge Walking, kayaking, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Falconry, mountain biking, cycling, horse riding. All you need to do is contact us and we’ll do our best to point you in right direction.

How to find us



    By Car:

    If you are using a SAT NAV the hotels postcode is SA20 0AP

    To Reach The Castle From London, Bristol and Southern England:

    Cross the severn bridge on the M4, continue on the M4 to junction 24. Follow the A449 Northbound towards Raglan/Abergaveny. Follow signs off this road onto the A40 sign posted Abergavenny. Pass through Abergavenny on the A40 and head towards Crickhowell. Pass through Crickhowell towards Brecon. As you approach Brecon, take the Brecon Bypass and then continue along the A40 signposted Llandovery. Continue through Sennybridge and Trecastle and into Llandovery. The hotel is located on the main road in the center of the town.


    We have plenty of parking for up to 20 cars behind the hotel and residents parking is free. There is also a public car park directly behind the hotel.

The Castle Hotel

Kings Road,
SA20 0AP


Tel: 08444 119 450
Fax: 08444 119  451

Tel: 0330 333 2950
Fax:0330 333 2951