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Welcome to our website, “www.shakeshafts.com”

Keith and Elaine offer a warm welcome to Shakeshafts B&B set in three acres of the beautiful Towy Valley in Carmarthenshire known as the Garden of Wales. Our B&B business Shakeshafts B&B has been awarded a four star grading with Visit Wales. We also offer a two person self-catering flat.


We are situated on the edge of Capel Dewi village and just 3 miles from the market town of Carmarthen. Four miles from the Botanic Garden of Wales. We are ideally situated as a touring base Aberglasney Gardens, Dinefwr park, Dylan Thomas boat house, Pembrey racing circuit, Gwlli steam railway and an abundance of castles all within reasonable reach. As well as the counties of Pembrokeshire, Cardiganshire and the scenic Gower Peninsular. We are easy to find with unlimited off road parking.


More than just a B&B with our three acres of landscaped gardens and meadow for guests to enjoy. A patio to relax on .Within the gardens are benches and picnic tables. By climbing to the top of the meadow a discovery is made of a covered look out complete with seats and binoculars for stunning Towy valley views and wildlife. To enhance the overall wildlife experience a bird hide has been developed overlooking a neighbouring lake for spotting a wide assortment of waterfowl and if you are very lucky otters.


On the website.


Here you can find information about our rooms and facilities, our prices and surrounding location including links to websites for local attractions that we feel would make you holiday even more enjoyable







Keith and Elaine wish to offer you a ready warm welcome to Shakeshafts “B & B”. We are set in 3 acres of the beautiful Towy valley, situated in the county of Carmarthenshire, the “Garden of Wales”.


“Our business offers a Four Star Bed & Breakfast accommodation”

Shakeshafts B&B has a “Four Star” quality rating throughout our business, graded by “Visit Wales”. As an extra too our quality bedrooms, we also offer when available, a self-catering flat suitable for two persons for a separate booking.


Our location.

We are situated only 4 miles from The Botanical Garden of Wales, and 3 miles from Carmarthen town making Shakeshafts an ideal holiday touring base. The Dylan Thomas boathouse and Pembrey’s racing circuit, Merlin's Hill, as well as the Gwilli steam railway, are all within a reasonable reach, as well as the counties of Pembrokeshire and Cardiganshire. To the south is the scenery of The Gower Peninsula.


We have three acres of grounds composing of landscaped gardens and a meadow. Within the garden there are benches and a picnic table for guest use. By climbing to the top of the meadow, you will find a “look out”, complete with seats and binoculars for watching wild life within the scenic views of the Towy valley.


We have unlimited off road parking and in addition cycle safe storage.  


On our website.

Here you can find information about our rooms and facilities, our prices and the surrounding location, including links to websites for local attractions that will make your holiday even more enjoyable.


This is a rear view of the Bed & Breakfast property