Tenby is a delightful harbour town and seaside resort, and it would be difficult to find a setting more picturesque. In recent years Tenby has been awarded many Blue Flag awards in recognition of its clean beaches and water. There’s so much to see and do in Tenby. Whether you’re looking to entertain the children, make the most of the beautiful national park coastline or just relax, there’s something for everyone.
Pembrokeshire is a fantastic county for lots to see and do, Caldey Island is located just off the coast of Tenby and visible from the beach. It has been inhabited for many centuries by various orders of monks and is currently owned by the Cistercian Order. On the far side of the island you can walk to the lighthouse and enjoy the spectacular views. If you wish there is also a marked cliff path allowing you to explore the island and perhaps see the Atlantic Grey Seals and other birds and wildlife.
Also look out for the Chocolate Factory and Abbey Gift Shop selling perfume and shortbread baked in the Monastery. Boat trips from Tenby run daily in the peak season, weather permitting. Saundersfoot and Narberth are a short drive both boasting lots to see and do.
Activities and Culture
Tenby Museum and Art Gallery is housed in part of the remains of Tenby Castle, the Museum looks deceptively small but has six spacious galleries as well as a café, gift shop and toilet. There are permanent exhibitions as well as guest exhibition.
Sightseeing and History
Pembrokeshire isn’t short of History and things for all the family to do. Tenby Castle, Pembroke Castle and Carew Castle are just three of the castles in Pembrokeshire that boasts huge visitor numbers each year. Pembrokeshire is very proud of its heritage and a great day out is to be had by all by visiting all of the history and heritage the county has to offer.
Watersports & Fishing
Available from both the harbour and the North Beach you can find jet skiing, kayak hire, motor boat hire, paddle boarding as well as banana boat, donut rides, wakeboarding and knee boarding.
Tenby Sea Fishing can be arranged from Tenby harbours.- Visit Website
Perfectly located for walkers of all standards the park is situated close to the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path with its many stunning walking routes.
For the Children
Pembrokeshire boasts some of Wales’ top attractions for children, Ocean Commotion is a family run indoor play centre split over 5 levels, located in Tenby town itself. Folly Farm park and zoo is a 10 minute drive from the park and offers entertainment for all ages. Oakwood theme park the largest theme park in Wales is just 15 minutes away, if you fancy a fun thrilling day out Oakwood is the place to go. There are also numerous other attractions to visit, Heatherton World of Activities, Anna’s Welsh Zoo, The Dinosaur Park, Blue Lagoon at Bluestone – so plenty to keep the children entertained!
Within walking distance, you can be at the beach. Tenby boasts 4 beaches, North Beach, South Beach, Castle Beach and Harbour Beach, each offering something for all of the family.
Only 1.5 miles outside of Tenby, Trefloyne Golf Course and Country Club offers a tranquil round of golf – visitors warmly welcomed. Purely parkland golf with breath-taking views of Tenby and Carmarthen bays. Tenby’s classic Golf Links course boasts a classic 18-hole links course and a variety of challenges, with stunning sea views and open all year round to members and non members.