Welcome to Whitland – Croeso i Hendy Gwyn ar Daf
Twinned with Pipriac in Brittany. France
Whitland Level Crossing will be closed on the following dates:
Whitland Level Crossing - Sunday 23rd September, 2018 between the hours of 00:30 and 23:30.
In addition Llanboidy will be closed as follows:
Llanboidy Level Crossing - 23:00 Saturday 17th November 2018 to 09:30 Sunday 18th November 2018. Also 23:30 Saturday 24th November 2018 to 09:30 Sunday 25th November 2018.
There are bilingual Primary and Secondary schools along with a variety of local shops serving the Town. It is possible to get essentials from 6am until 10pm. A Doctors Practice and Pharmacy are located centrally and banking is available at the Post Office with two cash points located in the Town Centre. The area benefits from a recycle centre open seven days a week, a monthly Local Produce market and weekly Farmers livestock mart. Businesses such as Magstim, Whitland Engineering, Riverlea Tractors, Davies Builders, David Harries and the Schools are key employers. There are lots of community activities for everyone to enjoy such as a Young Farmers Club, Sequence Dancing, ATC, Zumba, Karate, Gardening Club. Allotments are available and the picnic park next to the river Taf.
Sports facilities include a Bowling Club, Cricket Club, Cycling Club, Gym, Walking Club, Boxing Club, Rugby and Football Clubs and youngsters are encouraged to take part. There is a small play park at Bryngwenllian and a larger Parc Dr Owen in the centre of the town which is the site of the annual Carnival. The River Taf and Afon Gronw run through the town and are stocked with Salmon and Trout to keep the anglers busy.
Our Heritage Page shares the history and stories of Town