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Location address: United Kingdom, Carmarthenshire, Laugharne Township
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The Boathouse is a house in Laugharne, Wales, in which the poet Dylan Thomas lived 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. It’s often thought that he wrote Under Milk Wood here but more recent research suggests that fewer than 300 lines were written in Laugharne. The house is set in a cliff overlooking the Tâf Estuary.
After writer Dylan Thomas married dancer Caitlin MacNamara in 1937, the moved in 1938 to a cottage in the place Thomas was to help make famous, the village of Laugharne.