Reasons to Visit Tenby

Tenby and Pembrokeshire have many accolades from many sources which start with 340 National Geographic experts ranking Pembrokeshire as the second best coastline in the world (behind the Tutukaka Coast in New Zealand) beating both the Seychelles and  Burmuda!

Tripadvisor asked their customers their favourite UK beach destination and Tenby came 5th. The online travel company Cheapflights rated the Pembrokeshire Coast Path as the third best walking trail in the world and the St Brides Spa Hotel in Saundersfoot with it's fantastic views was voted AA Hotel of the Year 2011.

All very good reasons to visit Pembrokeshire! Here are a few more!

The Times' top 20 walks: Stackpole Head

The Telegraph's 12 best beaches in Britain: Marloes Sands

The Independent'sUK's hottest tourist spots: Freshwater West Beach

The Independent's 50 best delicatessens: Ultracomida in Narberth

Best Magazine's best beaches: Tenby

Sunday Mirror's best beaches: Barafundle Bay

The Independent's best summer walks: The Pembrokeshire Coast Path

Famous films that have been shot in Pembrokeshire include Ridley Scott's Robin Hood, Third Star (starring Sherlock's Benedict Cumberbatch) as well as both Harry Potter Deathly Hallows films (the opening sequence of Dobby's grave was filmed at Freshwater West beach).

Watch out in 2012 for Snow White and the Huntsman which was filmed on Marloes Sands.



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Did you know that when the Wales Coast Path opens in May 2012 it will be the only continuous trail on the planet to run the full length of a country's coast! The 870 mile trail would take around 70 days to walk but would take in 18 medieval castles, 11 nature reserves and dozens of beautiful beaches. Check out the Pembrokeshire section when you are holidaying in Tenby or check out the official website: Wales Coast Path!