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Jun 24
5 Of The Best Fish And Chip Shops In Tenby

A trip to Tenby isn’t complete without enjoying some tasty fish and chips. If you’re wondering where the best places are to grab yourself this seaside staple on your next trip, we have got you covered! Here are 5 of the best fish and chip shops in Tenby. There is nothing better than finding a […]

Jun 23
Tan Y Castell Welsh Cakes… Crumbs, they’re good!

The Bakery Under the Castle Under the Castle…..what a pretty image this phrase sums up, made even more magical by the Welsh language. Tan Y Castell Bakery. The Bakery Under the Castle, it sounds both beautiful and delicious! Welcome to an amazing Around Tenby success story. “They taste like a scone and a pancake had […]

Jun 22
4 Boutique Hotels In Tenby You Must Visit

If you fancy that little bit of extra luxury, why not stay in one of these unique boutique hotels in Tenby? They will make your stay a truly unforgettable one. The Pembrokeshire coastline boasts one of the most dramatically beautiful coastal paths in the world. Stretching across 186 miles of the South Wales coast. There […]

Jun 18
5 Hotels In Tenby With Sea Views, Looking For A Room With A View?

There is nothing more beautiful to wake up to on holiday in Tenby than a sea view. We have picked out 5 hotels in Tenby with sea views you need to visit. If you’re thinking about booking a trip to this coastal paradise,  then you have to check out these 5 stunning hotels in Tenby […]

Jun 17
Things To Do In Tenby, 10 Fun Things To Do While In Tenby

Tenby has got something special for everyone. Historic castles, glorious sandy beaches, and a bucket load of incredible restaurants to enjoy. Honestly, you’ll be spoilt for choice when visiting. Here are 10 things to do in Tenby to inspire you for your next trip. We love visiting Tenby, some of our fondest memories are simply […]

Jun 15
When Admiral Lord Nelson Visited Tenby

Blue plaques to discover around Tenby – Admiral Lord Nelson Walking down St Julian Street towards the Harbour, you will see a blue plaque on East Rock House: ‘Admiral Lord Nelson, Sir William and Lady Hamilton stayed here in 1802′. Admiral Lord Nelson, Sir William and Lady Hamilton were visiting the area to inspect the […]

Jun 04
Something Brewing Around Tenby

If lockdown had you hopping mad, how about a crafty ale to cheer you? At last! Now we are finally starting to plan to travel, visit and explore, surely it’s time to enjoy the little things we took for granted pre-pandemic? Like the ability to holiday in beautiful Pembrokeshire and sample the wonderful craft breweries […]

Jun 04
Tenby and Saundersfoot’s Role in the ‘D’ Day landings

Tenby and Saundersfoot’s Role in the ‘D’ Day landings took place eleven months before, where Tenby and Saundersfoot hosted a ‘top secret’ military exercise called Exercise Jantzen. (The 6th of June 1944 was designated ‘D’ Day, the day when the allied forces landed on mainland Europe to commence the liberation of the occupied countries.) Jantzen […]

May 27
When you think of Wales?

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Wales? The story of Wales is as long as time itself, and at times, very confusing. That would go some way towards explaining why the flag of Wales includes a dragon; we have been obsessed with wearing a vegetable, show affection with […]

May 14
Tenby’s Chamber of Trade and Tourism backs new Around Tenby website

Tenby’s Chamber of Trade and Tourism is delighted to be working with Around Tenby to bring to fruition a new digital presence to promote Tenby and its stunning surrounding areas. Around Tenby is the passion project of digital marketeer Chris Brookfield who, together with his team of design and online experts, has spent lockdown developing […]

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, […]