Activities

Llanelly House offers a range of activities for children and special promotions during school holidays, as well as our all year round, digital treasure hunt using iPad minis, and the family tree building exercise exploring the families who once lived in Llanelly House. The timeline game in the Red Cotton Room aids children in discovering the House and Llanelli’s history on our interactive multi-touch digital table. All of these activities have been incorporated to help pupils make the most of touring this Grand Georgian Home.

For details or to make a booking, please call the front of house team on 01554 772 857 or email bookings@llanellyhouse.org.uk

Please see our news section for upcoming events and new activities.

Download

All activities available for your school visit.

Download Activities

The Llanelly House Digital Treasure Hunt

Time: 1 hour

A great interactive Treasure Trail using our in-house iPad Minis to follow the clues and try to solve some of the mysteries of Llanelly House and find its treasures.

Children will:

  • Experience new technology to track clues around Llanelly House.
  • Interactive timeline game.
  • Discover the unique art work and designs used in the Georgian period.
  • Uncover interesting facts about the lives of the Georgians and Victorians in Llanelli.
  • Find out about the characters who lived at Llanelly House.

Cost: Included in digital tour (all children to be accompanied by an adult) £1.00 hire charge.

Download: Treasure Hunt Activity (PDF)

Contact Details

Llanelly House, 
Bridge Street, 
Llanelli, 
Carmarthenshire 
SA15 3UF

How to get here

By Car – Parking is available at:

  • Edgar Street Car Park, Edgar Street, Llanelli SA15 3JH.
  • Vauxhall Road Car Park, Vauxhall Road, Llanelli, SA15 3BD.
  • Church Street Car Park, Church Street, Llanelli, SA15 3BD.
  • Eastgate, Llanelli, SA15 3YN.

By Bus:

  • We are a 5 minute walk from the Eastgate bus stop.
  • Coaches may also drop off at the rear of Llanelly House with this postcode.

By Train:

  • We are a 15 minute walk from Llanelli train station.
  • Taxi service also available from station.

Visit Information

  • Morning Visits: 10:00am *subject to availability
  • Afternoon Session: 1:00pm *subject to availability

* Please arrive as promptly as possible

Llanelly Main Library:

If you wish to come to Llanelli for the day, Llanelli’s Main Library is next door and is willing to offer an afternoon or morning session of research for the children. The theme of the visit would be researching various topics touched upon during the visit to Llanelly House.

Please contact the Library directly on:  01554 773538

St Elli Church:

The Church is directly opposite and may be able to accommodate a visit from your school for a morning or afternoon session by highlighting the links between the Stepney and Chambers families and the history of the Church.

Please contact the Church directly on:  01554 746034

It may be possible to arrange for the children to enjoy their packed lunch at Llanelly House or the Library.

 * Please contact each establishment directly.

Accessibility

Llanelly House is over 300 years old and some floors are uneven and staircases steep – please contact our team to ensure your specific needs and requirements are met. Llanelly House has a lift onsite to ensure full accessibility to all floors.

+44 (0) 1554 772 857   bookings@llanellyhouse.org.uk

Partners and Funders
  • Carmarthenshire Heritage Regeneration Trust
  • Lottery Funded
  • European Regeneration Development Fund
  • Llanelli Town Council
  • Carmarthenshire County Council
  • The Architectural Heritage Fund
  • Cadw