Useful information about your holiday in Tenby
A guide to activity sports throughout Wales, plus information on accommodation, sporting news and profiles of top competitors.
This company offer power boat courses which meet the needs of all those who use small craft. It will equip you with the knowledge to become safe and competant boat handlers. They award certificates with a coastal endorsement as tides and currents will be experienced.
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Seven miles from Tenby is the coastal village of Amroth in an unspoilt location. The beach is south facing and sandy making it great for wind surfing, swimming and family beach games. The village is small but has a variety of shops, restaurants, gift shops, caravan parks and holiday homes. Why not try the New Inn - a 16th century family run inn.
A Southampton based holiday company offering Tenby as one of it's coach holiday destinations.
I work as a full-time, professional artist from my studio and gallery in Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire. (See 'The Artist's House' page).
Although this is a very small village (15 miles from Tenby) it is well worth a visit as it is home to the beautiful Bosherston Lily Ponds (free entry but you pay to park) which fall under the National Trust. The lakes and lily ponds were created by the Campbells of Stackpole in the late 18th century to enhance their home. Why not try the 1 mile walk recommended here on the National Trust website?
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There are several places to experience canoeing and kayaking in Pembrokeshire from the sheltered bays for the biginners to the excitement of rockhopping and bouncing off the cliffs! There are experiences for all levels of ability.
Six miles from Tenby is the small village of Carew steeped in Pembrokeshire history and well worth a visit. It's famous Norman Castle overlooks and the beautiful 23 acre mill pond and incorporates the Tidal Mill - the only one in Wales. The castle is open to the public and has regular workshops and events. There is a free car park opposite the children's play area and has a wheelchair friendly route around the mill pond (about a mile).
|Castle Hill Memorial to Albert, the Prince Consort||
Castle Hill houses the Welsh National Memorial to Albert, the Prince Consort, husband of Queen Victoria which was built in 1865 with the support of Joseph White, Mayor of Tenby, along with the Philipps family of Picton Castle.
The Castlemartin Peninsula is an area that incorporates the coastal village of Angle. There are many species of birds (choughs, razorbills and guillemots) as well as outstanding examples of rock formations including caves, blowholes, arches and stacks. There are fabulous beaches to explore (Broad Haven, Barafundle, and West Angle Bay) and the picturesque Bosheston Lily Ponds. You also need to visit St Govan's Chapel - a hermit's cave dating back to the 14th century.
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Good news - the dates for the Tenby Summer Spectaculars / Bonanzas 2014 are finally confirmed!
27th July - Tenby Rotary Club Family Fun Harbour Spectacular
3rd August - Tenby Round Table Summer Spectacular
10th August - Tenby Rotary Club Family Fun Harbour Spectacular
17th August - Tenby Round Table Summer Spectacular
24th August - Tenby Lions Paella Festival
All events will take place around the harbour with live music, entertainment, stalls and food and drink. All events are weather dependent. They normally start around 3pm and finish around 10 (some will have fireworks off the harbour at 10pm)