Tenby in Pembrokeshire in South Wales is a town with an ancient history, more of which can be found at the Tenby Museum and Art Gallery, which shows the many faces of Tenby over the years.
Tenby has a range of gift (and seaside shops) located near the famous Five Arches, which form part of Tenby’s impressive medieval walls, which once formed part of the walled town. Parking can be found opposite the Five Arches.
Tenby is best seen just by walking around, as most of the town has small streets or iit has been pedestrianized.
You will also find some great restaurants within the town.
Tudor Manor House Tenby - this Manor House has been restored to its 1500 heyday and is an excellent example of a three-storey town house. A wealthy Tudor merchant once lived and worked in the Manor House.
Tenby Shops - from great small boutiques and major branded shops, to a useful supermarket and the Royal-Chartered indoor market in the center of town, you'll find everything you need within easy walking distance.
Tenby Harbour - Tenby's picturesque harbour (one of the most photographed images of Tenby), is built into a corner on North Beach - just look at the pretty painted houses on the street above. The harbour is located between the old medieval walled town and Castle Hill.
A small sandy beach is located at the harbour wall and is perfect for very young children to have fun and play on under adult supervision.
Tenby Castle - of which only a small tower remains, is perched on top of Castle Hill. Tenby's town walls, however, are remarkably complete - these enclose the old town with all it's quaint streets and court yards.
Pembrokeshire Coast Path - Tenby has the wonderful Pembrokeshire coastal path on your doorstep.
You can walk from Saundersfoot Bay to the headland at Monkstone Point, with some of the best views in Pembrokeshire.
St Catherines Island - lying just off the coast of Tenby is St Catherines Island was originally home to a small chapel however it was sold to the Corporation of Tenby who later sold it to the War Office in the 19th Century for only £800. In 1867 was converted into a military fort to provide protection against invaders from the sea. The War Office had established a garrison with a total of 9 guns and 100 men. In the early 20th Century until the Windsor Richards family bought it and converted the fort into their summer home. St Catherine’s Island even became a small zoo in 1968 but in 1979, this relocated and the island has since stood empty.