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Paxtons Tower

Situated on a hilltop overlooking the village of Llanarthney in the Towy Valley between Carmarthen and Llandeilo, the tower was built by Sir William Paxton whilst he owned Middleton Hall – now the home of the National Botanic Garden of Wales.

The Tower is a grade 11 listed building and is also known as The Nelson Monument – rumour has it that Paxton was inspired to build the Tower by Nelson’s death at Trafalgar.

Nearby are two places to stop for a meal – The Emlyn Arms or Wrights Food Emporium, both in Llanarthne on the B4300.

Map showing location of Paxton’s Tower in Carmarthenshire

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View from Paxtons Tower View from Paxtons Tower
View of Tower from Botanic Gardens View of Tower from Botanic Gardens

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