Plan Your Visit

There is no access to the Boathouse for vehicles due to a narrow walkway. Please use postcode: SA33 4SY for Satnav. This will take you to Green Banks Carpark. Please check the tide timetable for high tides as the carpark can get flooded. There is a ten minute walk to the Boathouse. 

As we are now on Summer Hours the house and tearoom will be open from 10:00am until 5pm (last orders 4:45pm) Thursday Monday. Closed Tuesday and Wednesday.  

Pre-booking is not required. There is limited seating in the Tearoom. There is also an outside patio / tearoom area where we will be serving a selection of homemade cakes and drinks. Please do not visit if you have Covid symptoms.  

Access to the house and tearoom are down 40 steps to the house and 10 steps to the patio area (which might prove challenging to those with mobility issues) where refreshments will be served . There is no wheelchair access or disabled toilet.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Dylan Thomas Boathouse as safely as possible.

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Opening times

Winter opening hours

Winter opening hours are from October to March

The tearoom is open on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday 10.30am - 3pm (Last orders 2.45pm)

Summer opening hours

Summer opening hours are from April to September

The house and tearoom will be open from 10am until 5pm (last orders 4.45pm) Thursday – Monday. Closed Tuesday and Wednesday.  


Admission costs

Adult - £6
Student / Disability Concession - £5.50
Child 5-18 - £3
Under 5-Free
4+ Flexible Ticket - 10% Discount for a family group of four or more people

Tea room only - Free


Food & drink

Dylan Thomas Boathouse offers 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.