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TenbyUnited Kingdom

Revered as Wales’ mosticonic seaside town, with it’s brightly coloured houses overlooking pristinesandy beaches, Tenby brings quaint charm to the SouthWales coastline.

Tenby is protected by theembrace of its 13th century medieval stone walls. The entrance to the old townis guarded by the famous, perfectly preserved five arches gate. The town itselfwraps itself around a hilltop, providing stunning views of the sandyPembrokeshire coastline and bustling harbour below.

The town’s ancient cobbled lanes are lined withboutique shops and fantastic restaurants, which, combined with the stunningnatural beauty of the surrounding area, make Tenbya justifiably popular tourist destination.

Shopping in TenbyThis beautiful medieval town caters for a wide rangeof tastes. If independent boutiques are what you’re looking for, head intoTenby’s winding, cobbled streets and delight inthe treasure trove of vintage shops on offer.

Everything in Tenby iswithin walking distance, making it ideal for a relaxed day of retailtherapy.

If you begin to flag you can always stop off for acoffee at one of the beautiful tea rooms around Frog Street or take in the seaviews at the cafes and ice cream parlours that line the promenade.

Nature in TenbyTenby boasts threegorgeous beaches, each with their own unique character. They all face differentdirections, so you will always be able to find sun, shade or shelter, and canenjoy the views no matter what the weather.

Walk along Tenby’s SouthBeach towards Giltar Point and the start of the PembrokeshireCoastal Path. From here, you will see fabulous views of CaldeyIsland.

Go to Castle Beach at low tide and walk out to St.Catherine’s Island to explore the many rock pools around the cliffs. CastleBeach has been awarded both the Blue Flag 2014 and the Seaside award forexcellent water quality, making it a great beach for swimming, canoeing andsurfing.

Restaurants in TenbyTenby has a wide varietyof independent restaurants and bistros to suit any price range.

Head up to one of the restaurants near the TudorMerchants Houses or Tudor Square and dine in an old medieval building for atruly unique experience.

The South Beach also has some great dining options,complete with stunning sea views. Here you will find some award-winningpizzerias offering excellent value for money.

Activities in TenbyTenby boasts twobeautiful golf courses and offers a range of water sport activities, includingwater skiing and kayaking. Motor boats can be hired to explore the many cavesfound around the mainland or the neighbouring islands and mackerel fishing tripscan be booked at the harbour.

For some extra action, head to Battlefield LIVE! inLlanteg, eight miles east, for some laser warfare to be enjoyed by allages.

Tenbyis a charming town with a great deal of character that has something foreveryone, regardless of your price range. Relax and enjoy your trip to Tenby

Top hotels in Tenby

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Clarence House Hotel
Clarence House Hotel
3.5 out of 5
The Esplanade, Tenby, Wales
The price is £59 per night from 1 Oct to 2 Oct

Situated near the beach, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Paragon Beach and Tenby Beach. Castle Beach and Tenby Castle are also within 10 minutes. Tenby ...

3.9/5Good! (118 reviews)

"Very close to the beach, friendly staff and clean. Did the job for us for a short stay. Would return for a second visit."…"

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2020

Clarence House Hotel
OYO Timothy's
OYO Timothy's
3.5 out of 5
South Parade, Tenby, Wales
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £104 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct

Situated near the beach, this guesthouse is within 1 mi (2 km) of Paragon Beach and Tenby Beach. Tenby Castle and Castle Beach are also within 10 minutes. Tenby ...

4.3/5Excellent! (27 reviews)

"Very helpful and in informative staff. Fab breakfast - brilliant location."…"

Reviewed on 12 Sep 2020

OYO Timothy's
Langdon Villa Guest House
Langdon Villa Guest House
4 out of 5
3 Warren Street, Tenby, Wales

Situated near the beach, this guesthouse is within 1 mi (2 km) of Tenby Golf Club and Tenby Beach. Paragon Beach and Harbour Beach are also within 10 minutes. ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (121 reviews)

"Spotlessly clean, lovely & friendly hosts, close to restaurants, pubs, shops & beaches...will definitely recommend staying here"…"

Reviewed on 11 Sep 2020

Langdon Villa Guest House

Top Holiday Rentals in Tenby

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Northcliffe House 2
Northcliffe House 2
3.5 out of 5
Tudor Square, Tenby, Wales

Situated near the beach, this cottage is within a 5-minute walk of Tenby Castle and Tenby Beach. Harbour Beach and Tenby Museum and Art Gallery are also within ...

Northcliffe House 2
Caldey View 2
Caldey View 2
3.5 out of 5
37 Victoria Street, Tenby, Wales
The price is £353 per night from 10 Oct to 11 Oct

Situated near the beach, this cottage is within a 10-minute walk of Paragon Beach and Tenby Beach. Castle Beach and Tenby Golf Club are also within 10 minutes. ...

Caldey View 2
Pine View
Pine View
3.5 out of 5
The price is £1,093 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct

Situated near the beach, this cottage is within 1 mi (2 km) of Harbour Beach and Tenby Beach. Tenby Museum and Art Gallery and Paragon Beach are also within ...

Pine View

Popular places to visit in Tenby

Tenby Beach
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Tenby Beach

4.5/5(150 reviews)

Visitors to Wales are often staggered by quite how picturesque it can be here and nowhere more so than at Tenby, probably the most iconic seaside town in the country. Tenby Beach is the generic name given to not one but four of its beaches, all of which offer sheltered, deep blue water and outstanding views.

Manorbier Castle
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Manorbier Castle

4.5/5(33 reviews)

One of the foremost charms of the Pembrokeshire Coast, Manorbier Castle makes for a fantastic day out, especially for families and anyone with a passion for Welsh history. This well-preserved Norman Castle is to be found not far from the pretty seaside town of Tenby. With medieval frescoes visible in the old chapel and a fine gatehouse with intact defensive facilities, despite the inevitable decay caused by the passage of time, this remains a majestic and atmospheric structure.

Carew Castle
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Carew Castle

4.5/5(15 reviews)

Regarded as one of the most impressive castles in Wales, visitors to Carew Castle can trace the structure’s history from Norman fortifications to when it became an Elizabethan country home owned by Sir John Perrot, possibly an illegitimate son of Henry VIII, before its eventual abandonment in the 17th Century. Several notable features have resulted, including earthworks created by Royalist defenders during the Civil War and window frames dating to Tudor times that were made of imported Cotswold stone that stands out against the local limestone used for the rest of the building.

Manorbier Beach
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Manorbier Beach

5/5(2 reviews)

If a restful holiday is part of your travel plans, Manorbier Beach might be the perfect place to visit during your trip to Tenby. Amble around the area's waterfront or visit its churches.

Harbour Beach
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Harbour Beach

Why not spend a lazy afternoon at Harbour Beach during your trip to Tenby? Amble around the area's waterfront or visit its churches.

Castle Hill
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Castle Hill

Find out about the history of Tenby when you take a trip to Castle Hill. Visit the area's spas or amble around its beautiful beaches.

Top things to do in Tenby

Aerial Archery Session
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Aerial Archery Session

£47
Per adult

Reviews of Tenby

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4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

30 Jan 2020

Nice walk around the harbour and town. Lots of very good places to eat.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

2 Jan 2020

It's many people's favourite place in Wales I know. Been there twice now. It's pretty with multicoloured buildings & varied with 2 nice beaches & historic winding streets

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

23 Nov 2019

We love Tenby, we were brought up here and our grandfather owned a hotel on the Esplanade. He would be proud of the effort that Huw has put into creating a superb experience for todays visitors.

5/5 - Excellent

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6 Nov 2019

we love tenby and visit at least once a year

5/5 - Excellent

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5 Nov 2019

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Verified traveller

29 Sep 2019

Love tenby and visit ad much as possible throuhout the year

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By the Seaside: Guide to Tenby's Beaches

By the Seaside: Guide to Tenby's Beaches

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