A warm welcome awaits visitors to Tenby
Tenby is one of Britain's most attractive holiday resorts
Tenby is one of Britain's most attractive holiday resorts. Surrounded by a 13th century wall, this unique Victorian town has escaped modernisation. The narrow cobbled streets with a variety of good restaurants, shops, pubs, the picturesque harbour with its fishing trips, and the nearby Caldey Island, all add to its popularity.
Tenby has been a popular seaside resort since the Georgian era, boasting a picturesque harbour and four kilometres of unspoilt sandy beaches on the magnificent Pembrokeshire coast. A haven for holiday-makers from all over Britain and beyond, Tenby is South Pembrokeshire´s largest town, offering splendid Victorian and Georgian architecture set within Tudor town walls.
During the summer months there is no traffic allowed within the town itself and Tenby is transformed into a ´café culture´ centre. Visitor can wander freely through the streets during the daytiome, with restaurants and bars spilling out into the streets and across Tudor Square.
Tenby has 4 beaches, including 3 blue flag beaches.
The North beach is overlooked by a long promenade which shelters it from the wind. It contains the famous Goscar Rock and can be accessed by a series of ramps from the town. It has great views of the harbour and lifeboat stations. It was awarded a Blue Flag in 2014.
The South beach stretches for over 2 miles from St Catherines Island to Giltar Point and can also be accessed by a series of ramps. The beach is separated from Tenby Golf course by sand dunes and looks out towards Caldey Island. It has shopping and toilet facilities as well as a large car park. Dogs are allowed on this beach (on a lead near the town end from May to September). It was also awarded a Blue Flag in 2014.
The Castle beach is at the bottom end of the town and accessed via a short ramp. At low tides it is possible to walk out to St. Catherine's Island. There is a cafe and toilets on the ramp, deck chair hire, as well as boarding of the boats for Caldey Island at low tide.
The harbour beach is the smallest of Tenby's beaches and is overlooked by and sheltered from the town. It is home to Tenby Sailing Club, the Fishermans Chapel and provides boarding of the Caldey boats at higher tides. The harbour beach sand is clean and was voted most beautiful beach in Europe in 2014.