Carmarthen Bay, Coastal Features Pendine, Carmarthenshire - Wales where to go, what to see and where to stay in Wales


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Carmarthen Bay is an inlet on the South Wales Coast located between South Pembrokeshire and the Gower Peninsula. The bay with its miles of glorious beaches is popular as a holiday destination and is also an important environment for wildlife.| Environmental features that include shallow inlets, saltmarsh (over 2,000 ha), mudflats and sandflats provide an important feeding ground for many waders and wildfowl including seaduck, and common scoter. The bay and the four estuaries of the Rivers Loughor, Taf, Towy and Gwendraeth are host to a wide variety of species including River Lamprey, Sea Lamprey, and Otter and the waters are an important nursery area for Bass. Famous beaches include Tenby and Saundersfoot in the west through Pendine Sands, Laugharne Sands and Cefn Sidan sands to the east. Towns and villages located on the bay include Tenby, Saundersfoot, Wiseman's Bridge, Amroth, Pendine, Laugharne, Llansteffan, Ferryside, and Kidwelly.
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