Address: Cwm Howell, Whitemill, Carmarthenshire, SA32 7HD

Approximate Journey Times:

  • Cardiff- 1hr 20mins
  • Bristol-1hr 45 mins
  • Midlands-2hr 30mins

Nearest Public Transport

  • Nearest Bus Stop: Whitemill Village, approximately 3 miles away
  • Nearest Train Station: Carmarthen, approximately 6 miles away
  • Nearest airport: Cardiff

PLEASE NOTE, there is a rocky farm track leading to Rainbow cottages. We request that guests stick to a 5mph speed limit and do not drive on the grass to either side of the track. Also, the last 10 minutes of the journey is along narrow country lanes with no street lights. We therefore recommend that guests make every effort possible to arrive in daylight.

Directions via M4 to Whitemill

Take the M4 west towards Carmarthen and Pont Abraham services roundabout, at the services take the A48 towards Carmarthen. Continue until Crosshands roundabout, take the third exit at the roundabout and continue on the A48. After about 4 miles there is a slip road signposted B4310 to Nantgaredig, it has a brown leisure sign for National Botanical Gardens. Follow the directions to Botanical Gardens and at the roundabout (you will see the entrance to the Botanical Gardens), take the exit to Nantgaredig (B4310) and travel approx 2.4 miles. At the junction turn right and then left. Continue on the B4310 entering Nantgaredig. At the crossroads turn left onto the A40 (signposted Carmarthen). Travel approx 2 miles and you will reach a sign for Whitemill, take a right turn into Whitemill just after the garage (this is Rainbow cottages nearest shop).

Directions from Whitemill to Rainbow Cottages:

After entering the village of Whitemill, you will see Whitemill Inn on your right (Rainbow cottages' nearest pub). On passing the pub turn right, passing the old school on your left and a row of bungalows. Continue on this road for approx. 2.2 miles following the sign for Panteg, You will pass a church on your left hand side. Continue on road and turn right at junction signposted Panteg. Continue for 0.2 miles and turn right down the road with the block end sign. You will pass Overlook Farm on your left, the next turning on your left is the entrance to Cwm Howell and Rainbow Cottages. This is a farm track, so take care as there may be sheep or cattle in the fields. Follow the track until you see the cottages and you have reached your destination.

Sat Nav users: Please be aware that sat nav to SA32 7HD takes users to a location approximately 1 mile away from Rainbow Cottages. There are signs for rainbow cottages to follow nearer the destination. If using phones for directions, the map on the left should take you directly to the cottages.