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Carmarthenshire County Council is pleased to announce the partial re-opening of the outside tearoom of the Dylan Thomas Boathouse, Laugharne.

The house is still closed but the outside tearoom is now open from 10.00am – 5pm (last orders 4.30pm) on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. We will be serving drinks and a selection of homemade cakes. Pre-booking is not required, but in order to allow social distancing, numbers will be limited to 27 at any time. 

Partially available

Opening times

Winter opening hours

Winter opening hours are from October to March

The outside tearoom is open on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday 10.30am - 3pm (Last orders 2.30pm)

Summer opening hours

Summer opening hours are from April to September

The outside tearoom is open on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday 10am - 5pm (Last orders 4.30pm)


Admission costs

Adult - £4.75
Concession - £3.75
Child 7-16 - £2.00
Under 7s-Free

Tea room only - Free
Family (2 adults and two children) - £12.50
Groups 5+ - 10% discount


Food & drink

Dylan Thomas Boathouse offers a variety of light lunches, snacks and a range of drinks to the public. Freshly baked daily, using local produce when possible.



Dog policy

Dogs cannot be taken in to the house but may be taken into the garden and onto the terrace. They must be kept on a lead at all times.

Guide dogs are allowed in the house.



Dylan Thomas Boathouse
Dylan's Walk, Laugharne
Carmarthenshire, SA33 4SD

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Group visits

Group visits are welcomed to the house, although booking in advance would be advised. Please see the visits page for further information on how to book

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There is no vehicular access or parking facilities at the Boathouse. Accessible parking is available in the public car park in Laugharne.

The Boathouse is a 10-15 minute walk from the centre of Laugharne along Dylan’s Walk, part of which being uphill, passing the Writing Shed which can be viewed from the pathway, upon reaching the boat house there are a number of steep stairs down to the house itself, access is unsuitable for wheelchair users or those with severe mobility impairments.



There is no vehicular parking at the boathouse and customers will need to park at the FREE car park in Laugharne town, a 10 minute walk from the house.


Dylan Thomas Boathouse & Writing Shed

The Dylan Thomas Boathouse is available for private hire outside of opening hours. Please contact us for more details.

The Writing Shed is not generally open to the public though it is possible to arrange for private viewings. Please contact us for more details.