Tenby is a town steeped in ancient history, with glorious beaches and fine Victorian houses painted in sugared almond colours. Visit Wales presents 10 things to enjoy on holiday in Tenby.
Sandcastles & ice cream
Tenby has three sandy beaches, perfect for creating your own fortification, with moats and flags – and an ice cream to reward those hours of construction.
Set sail for the holy island of Caldey – an oasis of calm where you can watch seabirds or relax on a tiny beach.
St Mary’s Church
Explore a fine church with a tall, slender spire dating back to the 15th century.
RNLI Liftboat Station
There have been several liftboat stations at Tenby – the current one is open to the public in summer – and you can see the lifeboat when it’s not in action!
Tenby Museum & Art Gallery
Established in 1878 – the oldest independent museum in Wales where you can paintings of Tenby, along with other notable Pembrokeshire landscapes and portraits.
Pembrokeshire Coast Path
Take an enjoyable walk to Saundersfoot – an up and down 4.5 mile stretch with fabulous views.
Tenby Ghost Walk
Spook yourself on a short tour of some of Tenbyâ€™s more mysterious corners, hearing tales of the past from storyteller Marion Davies. Sheâ€™s a mine of information on all things paranormal, from ghostly pirates to witches and UFOs.
Tudor Merchants House
Tucked away on Quay Hill, above the harbour, this house is a museum of the life of a wealthy merchant and his family at the turn of the 16th century. The merchantâ€™s shop, kitchen and living room are furnished in the style of Tudor times.
National Park Centre
Discover all about the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park at this centre – watch films, buy treats and discover coastal wildlife in the rock pool feely boxes!”