Explore Carmarthenshire this Autumn with The Corran
15 Aug 2014
• Secluded beaches and coves, dramatic cliffs and the Wales Coastal Path
• The Dylan Thomas trail across his homeland on this his centenary year
• The Corran’s spa with indoor pool and dinner at The Corran’s restaurant
Surrounded by the sea and located in complete seclusion in Carmarthenshire, The Corran is the perfect base for an autumn escape. The hotel is steeped in history with the original 16th century building at the heart of this refurbished modern hotel. The Corran is made up of 21 bedrooms and suites split between the Main House, The Byre, The Cottage, The Great Barn and The Orchard each with their own distinct look and atmosphere. Guests can relax with views of the sea, the Towy estuary and acres of Marshland.
For those arriving by car, Pendine Sands is a wonderful 7-mile length of beach escape on the shores of Carmarthen Bay on the south coast of Wales. It stretches from Gilman Point in the west to Laugharne Sands in the east. Known for hosting many land speed records, visitors can still drive their cars onto the beach before embarking on their own walks of discovery in deserted sands.
Of course, no visit to Laugharne is complete without exploring Dylan Thomas’s inspirations. The magnificent medieval Laugharne Castle turned Tudor mansion later became the perfect antidote to writer’s block. Both Dylan and author Richard Hughes put pen to paper in the castle’s garden summerhouse. For those seeking a more in-depth Dylan Thomas experience a wonderful trail minutes from The Corran has been unveiled and covers 22 points of Dylan Thomas history.
The Corran have created their very own Dylan Thomas experience package. The Corran’s luxury vehicle will transport guests to the heart of Laugharne to visit the sites made famous by Dylan. Sites include a visit to the famous boathouse, where Dylan lived with his wife Caitlin. This is followed by a visit to his writing shed, suspended in time and then on to enjoy a beer in his favourite pub, Browns Hotel.
The package includes overnight accommodation including breakfast, luxury transport, afternoon tea at The Corran, entrance to the Boat House and one drink in Browns. The package is priced from £125.00 per person per night.
Why not enhance your break with a spa treatment using Pevonia Botanica at The Corran? Try the Aromatic Moor Mud Tension Relief Warm Wrap lasting 55 minutes. A full body wrap which uses warm Aromatic Moor Mud to alleviate sore muscles, aches & pains and bring a state of deep relaxation and well being. This treatment is priced £60.00.
The restaurant at The Corran overlooks the landscaped gardens and serves lunch, afternoon tea and dinner using locally sourced ingredients in a relaxed environment. The menu brings together classic dishes with Welsh character. The Bar is the ideal place to enjoy a pre-dinner cocktail or a nightcap.
Carmarthenshire offers the perfect backdrop for an autumn escape and The Corran is the ideal base.
The Corran Resort & Spa
www.thecorran.com 01994 427417
East Marsh, Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, South West Wales, SA33 4RS
B&B priced £200.00 based on two sharing