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 ' A ruined castle and picnics by the river ...’

Newcastle Emlyn is a small, pleasant, market town nestling in the green hills of north Carmarthenshire on the banks of the River Teifi, a salmon and sewin (migratory trout) fishing river, which divides the counties of Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion. 

The town that has a population of less than 900 is joined to Adpar, the site of the first printing press in Wales, by a bridge over the river Teifi. The town takes its name from the ruined castle, that is almost encircled by the river, and the castle grounds are free to wander as are the pleasant riverside walks and picnic areas. 

There are three pay and display car parks with disabled car parking. Some disabled parking is available on the main street. Two public toilets, one with disabled facilities are situated in the Mart car park and market hall.

The Mart for cattle and sheep is held on Thursdays and soon another one will start on alternate Tuesdays. There are also some market stalls on Fridays. The beauty spot of Cenarth Falls is about three miles away and the town is some eight miles from the beautiful beaches of the Cardiganshire coastline.


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