Where history comes to life!

Find out about the past residents of the house and how they shaped the town and the industrial landscape of South Wales. Step back in time to the 18th Century with Sir Thomas and Lady Stepney. See them come to life and experience how the Georgians lived. Then move on to Victorian times and witness the scandalous ‘upstairs downstairs’ tales that haunt the House today. The upper floors are only accessible via our wonderful Guided Tours.

BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL. For all bookings and enquiries, please call us on 01554772857or email bookings@llanellyhouse.org.uk

Pre-Book

Tour numbers are limited so to pre-book, or if you would like to book more than 1 month in advance, please contact our team on:

+44 (0) 1554 772 857

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Llanelly House Tour

Recommended ages: Any Age

History of Llanelly House focusing on the past 300 years. The tour is a mixture of tour guide led and digital interpretation, exploring exhibits, dressed rooms and artefacts spanning all three floors of the House. Children are offered, House Mouse Trail activity sheets to fill in as they tour each room or the use of an iPad mini treasure hunt to find hidden objects within the historically dressed rooms.

Booking is essential to avoid disapppointment!

Tours can be conducted through the medium of  *Welsh or English *subject to availability

Tour Features

  • Immersive time capsule film charting the history of Llanelli from 1100AD.
  • Lady Stepney interactive - Lady Elizabeth Stepney comes to life describing the fashions of the Georgian era.
  • Tragic tale of Mira Turner the Llanelly House upper housemaid (1851).
  • Talking portraits.

Times and Duration

  • Daily tour times: 11:00 & 14:00
  • Duration: Approximately 70 minutes.
  • BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL

Cost

  • Adult: £7.70 (inc 10% Gift Aid)
  • Children: £4.40 (up to 12 years, inc 10% Gift Aid)
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Restoration Tour

Recommended ages: 14+

The Restoration Tour is suitable for those who have a particular interest in the 2011 - 2013 restoration of Llanelly House. The tour is conducted by a senior member of staff who has had first-hand experience of the full restoration works. Guests will be given the history of the House, hidden architectural features unearthed during this fascinating restoration and an insight into the extensive team of professionals that restored this Georgian gem. This tour features an immersive film dedicated to the restoration and the opportunity for a question and answer session at the end of the tour.

Tours can be conducted through the medium of Welsh or English *subject to availability

Times and Duration

  •  Tour times: Available soon
  • Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.
  • BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL

Cost

  • Adult: £7.70 (inc Gift Aid)
  • Children: £4.40 (up to 12 years, inc Gift Aid)
Coming Soon

Ghostly Tales of Llanelly’s Past

Recommended ages: 15+

The tour is available throughout the winter months, including Halloween. Additional dates are available throughout the year for groups of 15 or more (great for team building).

The tour guide led torchlight tour spans all three floors of Llanelly House and is held in complete darkness. Weather permitting, the tour begins in the Churchyard of St Elli’s Parish Church opposite the house, before continuing by torchlight inside the House. Staff are dressed in historical costumes as characters from the tales. The stories focus on the events of Mira Turner’s death and other ghostly tales associated with Llanelli’s dark past.

Times and Duration

  • Tour times: Available in the Autumn and Winter months. Dates to be announced
  • Duration: Approximately 1 hour.
  • BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL

Cost

  • £10.00 (TOUR ONLY)
Call: +44 (0) 1554 772 857

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