Attractions

Island in Tenby (Dinbych Y Pysgod)

Caldey Island

Connected to Tenby by a seasonal boat service, Caldey Island is home to grey seals, sea birds and a red-topped, whitewashed monastery that houses a community of around a dozen Cistercian monks. Join a free guided to…
Historic Building in Tenby (Dinbych Y Pysgod)

Tudor Merchant's House

This handsomely restored 15th-century town house is set up as it would have been in its heyday, with colourful wall hangings, period-style beds and kitchen implements. The curators have drawn the line at recreating …
Church in Tenby (Dinbych Y Pysgod)

St Mary's Church

The graceful arched ceiling at the centre of this 13th-century triple-naved church is studded with fascinating wooden bosses, mainly dating from the 15th century and carved into flowers, cheeky faces, mythical beast…
Museum in Tenby (Dinbych Y Pysgod)

Tenby Museum & Art Gallery

Housed within the ruins of Tenby's Norman castle, this museum covers the town's development from a fishing village into a 19th-century seaside resort bigger than Blackpool (summarised in a short film), with interest…
Notable Building in Tenby (Dinbych Y Pysgod)

Tenby Lifeboat Station

It's worth popping into this swanky lifeboat station to see the boat, watch footage of it being launched and learn a little about one of the UK's busiest lifeboat crews. Planned training launches are posted on notic…
Island in Tenby (Dinbych Y Pysgod)

St Catherine's Island

At low tide you can walk across the sand to little St Catherine's Island, but it's a long, cold wait if you get trapped by the tide – check tide tables in Coast to Coast or online, or ask at the tourist office. The …
Historic Building in Tenby (Dinbych Y Pysgod)

Laston House

This unassuming building was built by William Paxton in the late 18th century to house Tenby's original saltwater baths. The Greek writing on the pediment translates as the optimistic 'The sea will wash away all the…
Castle in Tenby (Dinbych Y Pysgod)

Castle Hill

Separating North Beach from Castle Beach, this modest headland is capped by the scanty remains of Tenby's 11th-century Norman castle. On the very top is a large memorial to Prince Albert (captioned 'Albert Dda', mea…