There is a great diversity of attractions in the area surrounding Pembrey Airport. Within 10 Minutes drive you can find yourself strolling along golden sands, walking through acres of forest or parkland, standing on the steps of ancient monuments or enjoying many places of natural scenic beauty.
- Cefn Sidan Beach
- Pembrey airport lies on the doorstep to the award winning Cefn Sidan Beach.
- Its seven miles of golden sand enjoys the European 'Blue Flag' status for quality and cleanliness.
- See Pembrey Country Park (below)
- Jack Nicklaus Golf Course
- Machynys Peninsula Golf and Country Club blends the best of natural Celtic Beauty with one of golfs’ most famous design teams. Situated between Llanelli and Swansea overlooking Carmarthenshire Bay and the Gower Peninsula – the 7,100 yard Nicklaus design is a challenging links style, championship golf course which enjoys superb natural settings.
- Kidwelly Castle
- Historically, the surrounding countryside is littered with Castles, Forts, Monuments and locations of historic importance.
- The well preserved 12th Century Norman castle at Kidwelly is a reminder of the battles fought for control over the Welsh land and people.
- Burry Port Marina
- The harbour at nearby Burry Port was the landing site for the worlds first female transatlantic aviator - Amelia Earhart.
- The Marina, home to a variety of sea going craft, was opened by The Queen in 2002.
Other areas of interest
The Pembrey Country Park encompasses over 500 acres of parkland and 4000 acres of adjacent forest which can be explored. A network of cycle paths links the nearby countryside with the coastal pathways.
The Pembrey Motor Racing Circuit, home of Welsh motor sport lies adjacent to the airport and its many events cater for motor sports enthusiasts.
Ffoslas Racecourse Ltd. - With recent approval by the British Horse Racing Board for the construction of a racecourse, hotel and stables complex near to Pembrey Airport, it is hoped that Pembrey will soon be visited by both national and international enthusiasts and members of the horse racing fraternity.
Just a few miles across the estuary at Laugharne, lie the haunts and burial site of one of Wales most famous characters, Dylan Thomas. Further down the coast at Pendine is the long flat beach where many hopefuls have tried to capture the coveted Land Speed Record. The Museum of Speed at Pendine gives a historic insight into the numerous attempts made on this famous stretch of sand.