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Poet Dylan Thomas lived in the Boathouse in Laugharne, Wales with his family between 1949 and 1953, the last four years of his life. It was in this house that he wrote many major pieces including Under Milk Wood. The boat house is set in a cliff overlooking the T�f Estuary.

Thomas first visited the village of Laugharne with a friend, the poet Glyn Jones, in 1934, and was attracted to it. He moved there four years later, and the Boathouse was later bought for him by a benefactor.

It is now owned by Carmarthenshire County Council and serves as a museum. It is open to the public for most of the year. It contains Thomas memorabilia and some of the original furniture. Close to the main house is the "writing shed" where Dylan spent much of his time. It receives about 15,000 visitors a year.

    Address Address:

    Dylan Thomas Boathouse
    Dylan's Walk
    SA33 4SD

    Telephone Telephone:

    01994 427420

    Wensite Website:

    Admission Charges Admission Charge:-

    There is an admission charge with concessions for Senior Citizens, Children, Family parties and organised groups. Pre arranged organised school parties visiting November to April are admitted free. Please note this offer only applies to Primary and Secondary schools.

    Opening Hours Hours:

    Open May to October and Easter weekend.
    10am - 5.30pm (last admission at 5.00pm)

    November to April
    10.30am - 3.30pm (last admission at 3.00pm)

    Facilities for the Disabled Facilities for the Disabled:

     Unfortunately this venue is unsuitable for wheelchair access but the Writing shed can be viewed from the pathway.


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