Tenby is one of Pembrokeshire’s most popular locations, and rightly so. With its quaint pastel coloured houses, four beautiful golden sandy beaches and great access to some of the most idyllic areas in the region, Tenby is the natural choice for anyone visiting this beautiful part of Wales.
It is no surprise that it makes such a great holiday destination and we have lots of Tenby cottages for all of our guests to choose from.
Cobbled streets and 13th century medieval town walls characterise Tenby town centre, with the streets off limits to cars in the summer months, adding to the picturesque appearance and calming atmosphere associated with Pembrokeshire cottage holidays. The pedestrianisation of Tenby allows the pubs, restaurants and cafes to spill out onto the main road with a real cafe culture feel. Set in a hilltop position, many of our Tenby cottages have beautiful sea views, which look out across the spectacular Pembrokeshire coastline, providing a breath of fresh air for those that stay in them.
When staying in cottages in Tenby there will be so much to do right on your doorstep. One day you could be strolling along the narrow streets and sampling local food in one of Tenby’s cafes, the next you could spend a day swimming at the beach and stop in a local pub for a drink in the evening. Leading down to the harbour you will pass many places to eat and buy refreshments. The Hope & Anchor is a popular spot to sit outside with a long cold drink in the Summer sun. For a snack or ice cream visit the quirky Stowaway Coffee Co. set in penniless Cove leading down to the harbour beach. For a tasty freshly cooked pizza - Top Joes is a great choice in Upper Frog Street. If your looking for a great evening meal whilst on your holiday then The Salt Cellar on the lower floor of the Atlantic hotel is worth a visit. Also worth a mention is The Moorings, The Qube, The Cove and The Fat Seagull.
Why not pop along to the Tudor Merchants House for a little taste of history? There is plenty to do in Tenby and its immediate area, to keep all ages and tastes occupied.
There are also plenty of great events to enjoy in Tenby, such as the IRONMAN Wales event, which is hosted by the town’s very own North Beach and sees athletes come from all over the world to compete. Now voted as one of the best race venues having a great atmosphere and amazing support from its spectators.
Out and about near Tenby
There are numerous terrific coastal walks to be had close to our holiday cottages in Tenby. For example, the Pembrokeshire Coast Path runs through Tenby and is well signposted, offering gentle strolls to long rambles. It is the only designated coastal national park in the UK, which just goes to show the pure beauty which can be experienced when visiting. These coastal walks are ideal for people with dogs and our range includes plenty of cosy pet-friendly cottages in Tenby to choose from. Many of the attractions, pubs and restaurants welcome dogs with open arms, meaning that your four-legged friend can have as much fun as you during your holiday in Tenby.
Those looking for a seaside holiday are also likely to fall in love with Tenby, due to the variety of beaches that surround the town, North Beach, South Beach, Harbour Beach and Castle Beach. Boasting golden sands, and safe bathing waters, the area is perfect for a holiday beside the sea, either spent relaxing on the beach, or trying your hand at a water sport such as surfing or Kayaking. Beach lovers in Tenby really will be spoilt for choice.
Tenby harbour as featured on TV is positioned between Castle Hill and North Beach. On the harbour there is a kiosk where tickets for leisure trips can be purchased with a super selection of trips to enjoy. There is a 20 minute boat trip to Caldey Island, home to the Cistercian monks. There is a seal cruise which explores the hidden bays on the Atlantic side of Caldey Island and an island cruise which will take you to the protected bird reserve of St. Margarets Island.
There is also plenty to do around our Tenby holiday cottages, with activities to suit all generations and tastes. These range from one of the best family days out in Wales at Folly Farm to an evening at the Torch Theatre to catch one of their spectacular performances. What’s more, after you’ve spent your day exploring all that Pembrokeshire has to offer, you can head back to your comfortable holiday cottage and enjoy some quality time with the ones you love.
Another lovely seaside destination in Pembrokeshire, that is worth a visit is Saundersfoot, so why not take a look at some of our Saundersfoot cottages too?