A sleepy village near
Llanelli, Kidwelly is dominated by the ruins
of an immense Norman castle built in the 12th
century by the Bishop of Salisbury.
Below it runs the River Gwenddraeth. The castle was besieged in 1136 by Grufyddd ap Rhys ap Tewdwr whose princess, Gwenllian, was killed in the battle.
The village also boasts a medieval bridge and town gate.