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Tenby is a charming harbour town and seaside resort in West Wales with lots of quirky shops and beaches with perfect golden sands – there is something here for everyone to enjoy!

Getting here:

  • Cardiff Central to Tenby Station – 2 hours and 45 minutes
  • Swansea Station to Tenby Station – 1 hour and 30 minutes
  • Shrewsbury Station to Tenby Station – 5 hours
  • London Paddington to Tenby Station – 5 hours

Must see:

RNLI Lifeboat Station - Learn more about the RNLI, the history of the lifeboats and learn about some of the rescues they’ve been involved in. At the lifeboat station you can walk around the lifeboat and see it up close and see the lovely sea views all around. o

Beaches - Tenby is beautiful all year around, especially in summer months. Get out and explore Tenby’s pristine beaches and enjoy the golden sands, such as at Castle Beach, North Beach or Harbour Beach.

Tenby Museum and Art Gallery - Housed in part of the remains of Tenby Castle, the Museum has six spacious galleries as well as a café and gift shop; this is a great way to learn about Tenby's history. 

The Lovespoon Workshop – learn more about the romantic tradition of the wooden Lovespoon which dates back hundreds of years in Wales. Explore the vast array of spoons on display and get a personalised spoon for somebody special.

A Weekend in Tenby

Action and Excitement – There are many places for those looking for a faster paced day, such as Heatherton World of Activities. Archery, Escape Rooms, a Zip Wire and much more – these activities are not just for kids as there are plenty of adult activities so the whole family can take part. If this is not enough then Oakwood Theme Park with rollercoasters such as Megaphobia and Speed will get your adrenaline pumping.

Seal Safari and Island Cruise Boat Trips are the best way to see Tenby’s coastline, and experience its wildlife too. Mackerel fishing trips are available and seals watching trips too – keep your eyes open as you may see some pups too. Visit the stunning Caldey Island from Tenby harbour and explore the shops, find gifts and even taste some homemade chocolate and fudge.

St Catherine’s Island is one island that you can access by foot. It may be small but is filled with history – it is home to a Palmerston fort and a WW2 Anti-aircraft gun placement. St Catherine’s island is accessible from Castle Beach when the tide is out but be careful coming back as you don’t want to get stuck there!

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