Tafarn Morlais, Llangennech

Tafarn Morlais was formerly known as the Smiths Arms and located in Llangennech near Llanelli.  A Brains establishment which was refurbished in 2012 and according to Richard Davies, Sales and Marketing Director at Brains, "We always knew the site had potential. It’s in a great location, just off the M4, and is in a lovely setting overlooking open fields. Simon Griffiths and his partner Victoria Davies are experienced pub operators and we wish them every success at the Tafarn Morlais."

The Forest Arms, Brechfa

The small village of Brechfa is located in the Cothi valley, Carmarthenshire and fought hard to save its local, the Forest Arms from closure.

An historic inn which on the 24th of April 1843 held a meeting of the Brechfa Trust whose responsibilty it was to collect the tolls from the turnpike roads in the area.  Later these tollgates were attacked by the Daughters of rebecca during the riots of the late 1830s and early 1840s.

The Plough, Rhosmaen

The four star boutique hotel is located in the Tywi valley and lcose to the Brecon Beacons, the National Botanical Gardens and Aberglasney House.  It was transferred into a boutique hotel in 2005 with a grant of £100,000 which enabled a further nine extra rooms to be built.  The grant came from a 47m package of capital investment to stimulate Welsh economy.

The Plough has AA rosette award for its restaurant which it has won three years consecutively and has an extensive wine cellar.  Other features include sauna, fitness centre and jacuzzi.

Masons Arms, Kidwelly

Masons Arms located in Water Street Kidwelly and in the early part of the 20th century most of the buildings on the street were thatched.  Indeed some believe the thick front wall of the pub was part of the fortified boundry wall. 

A beer garden to the rear and serving real ale.

The Old Moathouse, Kidwelly

A 200 year old pub in Kidwelly located close to the Castle and is one of the oldest domestic buildings in the village.  The interior has sloping floors and the door openings are very low.  A Grade II listed building.

Has beer garden.

The Ram Inn, Cwmann

The whitewashed Ram Inn dates to the 18th century and stands on the old drovers road that leads to Llandover.  Originally the cottage style pub would have had two small rooms.  Not surprisingly, given the pub’s name, a ram’s head looks down on customers from the bar.

The King's Head, Llandovery

A former coaching inn dating back to the 17th century and at one time the home of the Bank of the Black Ox.  Located in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

One of three pubs belonging to the Cariad Inns Group, the others being the Red Lion in Llangadog and the Lamb & Flag in Rhayader.

Red Lion, Llangadog

A Grade II listed building dating back to the 17th century and located in the heart of Llangadog.  One of three pubs belonging to the Cariad Inns Group, the other two being the Kings Head in Llandovery and the Lamb & Flag in Rhayader. 

Recently refurbished but losing none of its character.

Tregib Arms, Brynamman

Built around 1860 in the village of Brynamman located in the Brecon Beacons National Park. 

Welsh Boxing Champion Tommy Davies was a regular drinker at the Tregib Arms back in the 1930s.

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Phoenix Inn, Gorslas

A Brains local pub in Gorslas, Carmarthenshire only minutes away from crosshands roundabout.  A large public bar with lounge area catering for food.  Serving real ale.  Quiz nights and live music.  Large beer garden.


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