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Dylan Thomas’ home for sometime

Laugharne is where Dylan’s Thomas is buried in a very modest grave and the town is full of homages... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SueLyle
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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A treat of a place

Drove into Laugharne whilst winding along the South Wales coast. A pretty little spot and found out... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
cathrynthompson8
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Warwick, United Kingdom
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The poet's former home is now a museum dedicated to his life and work.
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Dylan's Walk, Laugharne SA33 4SD, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Laugharne is where Dylan’s Thomas is buried in a very modest grave and the town is full of homages to wales’ great poet. A sleepy town with beautiful estuary and walks, good restaurants and of course the boathouse and museum.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SueLyle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drove into Laugharne whilst winding along the South Wales coast. A pretty little spot and found out Dylan Thomas’s Boathouse was there by chance. So glad we went to find it. A beautifully kept historical treasure in a really lovely setting g. They had a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cathrynthompson8
Reviewed 24 November 2018

Everything was charming in its simplicity and authenticity... nothing cosmetic nor embellished. Great video.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marcello G
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Visited the Dylan Thomas Boathouse recently for the first time in many years. Stunning views and it was so atmospheric to be in the parlour among the various pieces of Dylan memorabilia. It may be a small house but there is lots to see and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

We took the dogs for a walk and visited the Boat House. The views were really breathe taking. It isn't very far from the village but not easily accessible. The pathway is a bit uneven and the steps down to the boathouse make it difficult...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank llinos2018
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We popped in for a late breakfast and had bacon buttys and tea all around. We were lucky enough to be able to sit outside in the sun. Even though you have to pay to visit the boathouse you can visit the cafe for free....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank meldavies10
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

On a glorious sunny day there can’t be many more beautiful spots to soak in the atmosphere that so inspired Dylan Thomas. A small but interesting exhibition with a film about Dylan Thomas’s life was very atmospheric and the Welsh accents of fishermen on the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Glenis M
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

The boathouse provides an interesting insight into a part of Dylan Thomas' life. The parlour has been preserved,there is an exhibition on the top floor with a running film and Dylan's voice can be heard everywhere. A tea room on the ground floor provides much...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank shirlloyd
Reviewed 13 October 2018

It’s worth a visit if you like culture and especially Dylan Thomas. However, it is closed and you can’t see very much. His desk, a few notes and his poetry, with a few personal artefacts. So a little disappointed. Still it was nice to see...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank joolsmusik
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Basically this is a modest shed perched beside a narrow lane overlooking the Laugharne estuary. I’ve never managed to get inside it, though I believe it is open at times, but there are glazed panels so you can look in and see where the great...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Wendy D
11 March 2018|
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Response from Markmark1963 | Reviewed this property |
This is a tiny functioning museum. I wouldn’t take the 🐕
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Wendy D
11 March 2018|
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Response from Barbara L | Reviewed this property |
So sorry, I didn't consider suitability for pooches at all. I would follow Malcolm's advise and phone first. Lots of nice doggie walks in the vicinity though!
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forestxmummy
18 February 2018|
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Response from Heather J | Reviewed this property |
Not the easiest for elderly people , sorry I wouldn’t recommend.
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