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 Tenby’s more mysterious corners, hearing tales of the past from storyteller Marion Davies. She’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 merchant’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!”