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Places of Historical Interest in the Tenby and surrounding areas.

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Caldey Island

A fleet of boats run to Caldey Ialnd from Tenby Harbour, every day except Sunday, throughout the summer months, weather permitting. Tickets can be bought from the relevant booth on the harbour.

01834 844453
Carew Castle

The magnificent Carew Castle has a history spanning 2,000 years. Set in a stunning location, overlooking a 23-acre millpond, the castle displays the development from a Norman fortification to an Elizabethan country house.

01646 651782
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.

Lamphey Bishop's Palace

Lamphey Bishop’s Palace was the retreat of choice for those medieval bishops seeking solace from the everyday stresses of Church and State. The medieval bishops of St Davids were worldly men who enjoyed the privileges of wealth, power and status. Lamphey did not disappoint. A palace fit for a queen…or at least the occasional bishop.

01646 672224
Manorbier Castle

Just six miles from Tenby Manorbier Castle offers a Norman castle overlooking the beautiful beach bringing history to life. Explore the gardens and enjoy the shop and tea room.

01834 871394
Pembroke Castle

Birthplace of Henry VII in 1457(with the original castle dating back to 1093) , this mighty castle is largely intact and is a great place to explore for the whole family. Exhibitions and activities (such as brass rubbing) make this an enjoyable yet educational day out.

01646 684585
Picton Castle

Set in 40 acres of wodland, Picton Castle is a lovely day out for the family. Half fortified manor house and half medieval castle this is a very unusual building, steeped in history back to the 13th century.

01437 751326
Scolton Manor Country Park

Around 50 mins from Tenby Scolton Manor is the home of Pembrokeshire's County Museum displaying the history of the county. You can explore the Victorian Manor House as well as explore the surrounding woodland and nature trails.

01437 731328
St. Catherines Island

St Catherine's Island is the small island just off the Castle Beach in Tenby which can be reached at low tide but is sadly now not accessible to visitors - it lies derelict and has done since the 1970's when it was used as a zoo for a short time.

Stackpole Estate

This National Trust owned estate is well worth a visit. Visit the beautiful beaches of Broadhaven South or Barafundle, take a spectacular cliff top walk, explore the heart of the estate where Stackpole Court once stood or visit Bosherston Lakes, home to otters, wildfowl and dragonflies.

01646 661359

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