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Adventures, Mysteries, History and More

...with a little bit of news and events thrown in!

May 05
Tenby’s Secret Garden

Allens View is the hilltop woodland viewpoint alongside the Pembrokeshire Coast Path on the first hillcrest north of Tenby. It was gifted in two parts to the Friends of Tenby in 1965 and 1974 from land owned by Miss Jessie Allen of Clovers, Northcliffe, Tenby. Having retired, I settled in Tenby in 1999, because it […]

Apr 29
Get Wed in Tenby

When you imagine a wedding in Tenby, you probably visualise any number of gorgeous settings. In this article, I’m going to give you a few ideas about ways to “get wed in Tenby”, which may be a little different to those you’re used to. I’m a celebrant. My name is Helen Williams, my company is […]

Apr 01
Star of the Sea shines on Tenby

A spotlight on Môr of Tenby and their Coffi Da and Little Croft Chocolate Bar On leaving the hustle and bustle of The Square in Tenby and heading down towards the harbour, you may be forgiven for thinking you are walking away from the fantastic cafes and shops on offer. That is most definitely not […]

Mar 20
Kubb Scouts New Players!

You may not have played or even heard of Kubb, but it’s the perfect game for family fun on the beach. A firm favourite with everyone here at Around Tenby, we can be found regularly playing at Monkstone Beach. Just follow the clonk of a baton on Kubb, the “Ooooo!” of a good shot being […]

Mar 06
Best time to see puffins on Skomer Island

Don’t forget to add a trip to Skomer Island to see the Puffins when planning your next visit to the loveliness of Pembrokeshire. Nature rarely gets a chance to rest and recuperate from human intervention. Many of the most perfect and wonderful places in the world are despoiled by our desire to “see” them. Our […]

Jan 27
Getting Flaky Around Tenby

Only the crumbliest, flakiest pastry, could taste like Tenby never tasted before… It can strike you at the weirdest times. You are going about your day when you get a whiff of buttery, baked heaven as you pass a doorway around Tenby. The divine fragrance makes your mouth water, your tummy rumble and your tongue […]

Dec 06
Tenby Artists – their view

Tenby has been attracting the artistic community for centuries. The perfect nature of its layout, the wall of the harbour that wraps like a protective arm around the vibrant bobbing boats and fishing fleet, the pretty shades of the fine buildings overlooking the jewel speckled sea, the honey sand and the vast expanse of sky. […]

Nov 10
5 Great Family Days Out in Tenby

One of our favourite places to visit is Tenby. It’s the prettiest historic fishing village that you just have to visit. Take a look at our top 5 family days out in Tenby. Settled within the beautiful region of Pembrokeshire, we love to head here for long summer seaside days. Don’t let winter put you […]

Jun 22
Embracing the Future after the Closure of the Tenby Tourist Information Centre

Discover, the comprehensive digital platform that has become the go-to resource for exploring Tenby, its local villages, attractions, and events. Learn how the closure of the Tenby Tourist Information Centre paved the way for a new era of convenience and accessibility. Explore Tenby and Beyond with Your Ultimate Digital Guide Welcome to, […]

Apr 02
St Catherine’s Island and Fort

St Catherines Island opens when the tide is out and the winds are reasonable, the rain is not blowing horizontally and there are visitors in Tenby. We try to open most of the year but our opening times are subject to all the above plus daylight. You can find exact times on our website, […]

Mar 04
Five (Lifeboat) Houses and Two Boats

Sounds a bit like a description of a celebrity film star. Well, actually it is! One of the stars of the BBC television series ‘Saving Lives at Sea’, Tenby Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). When you visit Tenby this year, why not undertake your own lifeboat house trail, passing five still existing lifeboat houses, including […]