Picton Monument

Picton Monument is a memorial to Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Picton GCB (1758 – 1815), a Welsh officer of the British Army, fought in a number of campaigns for Britain in the Napoleonic Wars.

At 25m high in tooled grey limestone on panelled pedestal, inscribed in raised capital letters: ‘Picton born August 24 1758 Fell at Waterloo June 18 1815’ on 2 sides and the names of his battles on the other 2 sides: Busaco, Badajos, Vittoria, Orthes, Toulouse, and Waterloo.

Visit Picton Monument


(Get directions)

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 17.7℃ to 18.4℃ with wind speed 5.7 m/sec (N)
Friday, Jul 08
Expect a temp in the range 13℃ to 14.1℃ with wind speed 2.6 m/sec (N)
Saturday, Jul 09
Expect a temp in the range 12.4℃ to 14.7℃ with wind speed 2.5 m/sec (N)
Sunday, Jul 10
Expect a temp in the range 11.3℃ to 13.6℃ with wind speed 3.2 m/sec (NNE)
Monday, Jul 11
Expect a temp in the range 13.5℃ to 15.4℃ with wind speed 2 m/sec (NNE)
Tuesday, Jul 12
Expect a temp in the range 14.5℃ to 16.9℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Jul 13
Expect a temp in the range 15.7℃ to 17.3℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (NW)

Carmarthen weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Where to stay ...

You may also like ...

In this 'you may also like' section we attempt to answer what else can I do? Here you have a list by order of being the closest some more beaches, things to see and do, places to eat and upcoming events.

Something to eat…

Nearby beaches…

Some more seaside locations in Carmarthenshire