Tenby

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Tenby featuring boating, a bay or harbour and a beach

Revered as Wales’ most iconic seaside town, with it’s brightly coloured houses overlooking pristine sandy beaches, Tenby brings quaint charm to the South Wales coastline.

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

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

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

Everything in Tenby is within walking distance, making it ideal for a relaxed day of retail therapy.

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

Nature in TenbyTenby boasts three gorgeous beaches, each with their own unique character. They all face different directions, so you will always be able to find sun, shade or shelter, and can enjoy the views no matter what the weather.

Walk along Tenby’s South Beach towards Giltar Point and the start of the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path. From here, you will see fabulous views of Caldey Island.

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

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

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

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

Activities in TenbyTenby boasts two beautiful golf courses and offers a range of water sport activities, including water skiing and kayaking. Motor boats can be hired to explore the many caves found around the mainland or the neighbouring islands and mackerel fishing trips can be booked at the harbour.

For some extra action, head to Battlefield LIVE! in Llanteg, eight miles east, for some laser warfare to be enjoyed by all ages.

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

The Imperial Hotel
The Imperial Hotel
3.5 out of 5
THE PARAGON, SA70 7HR, Tenby, Wales
The price is £77 per night from 5 Dec to 5 Dec
Nestled on the beach, this Tenby hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Paragon Beach and Tenby Beach. Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is 2.5 mi (4.1 km) away. ...
3.3/5 (106 reviews)
"Food and bar service excellent. MY room was not touched and cleaned during the whole 4 days of my stay which I felt was disappointing."

Reviewed on 25 Sep 2021

The Imperial Hotel
OYO Timothy's
OYO Timothy's
3.5 out of 5
South Parade, Tenby, Wales
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £110 per night from 1 Dec to 1 Dec
Situated near the beach, this guesthouse is within 1 mi (2 km) of Paragon Beach and Tenby Beach. Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) away. Tenby ...
4/5 Very Good! (44 reviews)
Tenby weekend
"the proprietor was very nice, was very surprised there was no breakfast as was expecting some as not a cheap place to stay. the mattress had seen better days very springy"

Reviewed on 9 Jul 2021

OYO Timothy's
Starfish Apartment - 2 Bedroom - Tenby
Starfish Apartment - 2 Bedroom - Tenby
3 out of 5
Warren St, 3 Dunmore Apartments, Tenby, Wales
Situated in Tenby, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Tenby Golf Club and Tenby Beach. Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) ...
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Starfish Apartment - 2 Bedroom - Tenby
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Starfish Apartment - 2 Bedroom - Tenby
Starfish Apartment - 2 Bedroom - Tenby
3 out of 5
Warren St, 3 Dunmore Apartments, Tenby, Wales
Situated in Tenby, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Tenby Golf Club and Tenby Beach. Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) ...
Starfish Apartment - 2 Bedroom - Tenby
Sunny Cove 4
Sunny Cove 4
3 out of 5
The Croft, Tenby, Wales
Nestled on the beach, this Tenby cottage is within 1 mi (2 km) of Harbour Beach and Tenby Beach. Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is 2.6 mi (4.3 km) away. Tenby ...
Sunny Cove 4
Floating Beach Hut. Seagull eye view over the famous iconic Tenby harbour.
Floating Beach Hut. Seagull eye view over the famous iconic Tenby harbour.
Tenby, WLS
Situated on the waterfront, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Harbour Beach and Tenby Beach. Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is 2.5 mi (4 km) ...
5/5 Exceptional! (11 reviews)
What a view !!
"The property was everything and more than we expected . We would be in heaven if this was our flat . No chance of that but hopefully we will go back soon ."

Reviewed on 17 Nov 2021

Floating Beach Hut. Seagull eye view over the famous iconic Tenby harbour.
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