Llanelli is the largest town in the Welsh county of Carmarthenshire. It is situated on the south coast of Wales, about 10 miles to the west of Swansea.
The town of Llanelli is home to more than 46,000 people and is the largest town in Carmarthenshire. It lies just to the south-west of the Brecon Beacons National Park and is on the south coast of Wales.
Llanelli has a long history as a mining town but is today more oriented towards the service sector, although a number of traditional industries do remain in areas such as steel. Leisure and tourism now play a bigger role in the economy of Llanelli and its surrounding area. Local attractions include the Millennium Coastal Path, the Parc y Scarlets rugby stadium and of course the Brecon Beacons National Park, which is only about 15 miles from Llanelli.
Llanelli has fairly good road connections – it is linked to the nearby M4 motorway by the A4138 and is joined to Swansea by the A484. Llanelli's large population and varied economy mean that the area has its own van rental companies, offering a wide selection of hire vans to drivers in the town: