Tenby is a stunning little town, build around a gorgeous harbour, cobbled lanes and breath-taking historic buildings. Just a short 20 minute drive from our holiday park, Tenby is a must visit on your caravan holiday in Pembrokeshire. Here are our top 5 things to do in Tenby.
Temby has previously been named one of the cleanest holiday destinations in wales and the UK and it continues to uphold this reputation. Temby offers a variety of beaches to suit all that come to visit. From the safe harbour beach, just minutes from the town centre with excellent food vending and toilet facilities this beach is perfect for kids. Castle beach offers an easy access slipway so that everyone is able to enjoy the glorious golden sand. South beach is 2 kilometres of soft sand which reaches the shoreline from St. Cathrine’s island to Giltar Point. Backed by sand dunes while looking out to Caldey island this beach is breath taking from every angle. Each of these beaches hold various environmental awards and offer plenty of facilities.
Get the most of your caravan holiday in Pembrokeshire by exploring the wonderful coastlines. The Pembrokeshire Coast Path is one of Tenby’s most popular. Begin your adventure walking north to Saundersfoot along the 4.5 mile stretch while taking in the stunning views of Saundersfoot Bay from the headland at Monkstone Point.
Tenby is full of historic gems, one being the Tenby castle, of which only a small tower remains. Looking out over the top of castle hill it is almost completly surrounded by the sea. The old town walls are remarkably still standing. They were built to defend the small town in the 13th century and improved in the 1450s. Tenby’s history is fascinating, sending visitors back in time while exploring the medieval features.
Museum and Art Gallery
Established in 1878, the Tenby Museum and art gallery is the oldest independent museum in Wales. If you’re looking to learn more about Tenby’s fascinating history while on your caravan holiday in Pembrokeshire, head towards Castle Hill where you can enjoy a different take on Tenby’s glowing sea views and the beautiful Pembrokeshire landscapes and portraits.
If you’re still stuck for things to do in Tenby why not try your hand at fishing? Tenby’s Welsh name being Dinbych-y-Pysgod meaning ‘Little Fortress of the Fish’ there’s no better reason to hop on the fishing trip. All equipment is supplied ready to go and you can even be shown how to prepare your catch to eat and take home with you!