Llansteffan (sometimes Llanstephan) sits between the Taf and Towy rivers on the Three Rivers Estuary in Carmarthenshire, South West Wales. The parish of Llansteffan consisted of two very distinct villages with separate churches: Llansteffan by the estuary and Llanybri on the hilltop inland.
Wales' most famous poet Dylan Thomas, who lived some 4 miles away at Laugharne, had strong family links to Llansteffan. The triangle formed by Llangynog, Llangain and Llansteffan constitutes Thomas' "breeding-box valley", as he once put it. His mother's family, the Williamses, lived in the triangle, in farms such as Waunfwlchan, Llwyngwyn, Maesgwyn and Penycoed. ....
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