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Take a Break with Tenby Holiday Rentals for Historic Charm and Stunning Seascapes.
Choose Tenby Holiday Rentals and experience true Welsh hospitality in a colourful, historical seaport, with Olde Worlde charm and Wales’ most top-rated beach.
Located on the Pembrokeshire coast in South Wales, U.K, Tenby (meaning ‘little town of fishes’) is famous for the quaint pastel coloured buildings that surround the 2.5km of beaches and cliffs of this treasure trove of a town, as well the familial welcome extended to all visitors from near and afar.
With an abundance of activities and sights for sun-seekers, pleasure-seekers and adventure-seekers of all ages, Tenby is a town from a by-gone era, successfully merged with activities and fun for children and younger holiday-makers, as well as places of interest to visit for more intrepid explorers.
With Tenby Holiday Rentals, you will want to come back time and time again.
The best way to travel to Tenby is by train. The train station is situated close to the town centre and within walking distance of most places within the town and your Tenby Holiday Rental.
National Express runs regular services from London, Birmingham and Manchester. Tenby Coach Station is again within walking distance of most places.
The nearest airport to Tenby is Cardiff Airport (100 miles) with trains running from Cardiff Central Train Station, taking around 3 hours to arrive.
Weather and Climate.
Spring weather in Tenby is a mixture of cool and wet and sunny and warm, with temperatures between 9-15 degrees Celsius.
Summer is warm with some hot days, although conditions at times may be overcast and humid. Average temperature is between 17 and 20 degrees Celsius.
Autumn is similar to summer but with a few colder days and milder temperatures of between 11 and 17 degrees Celsius.
In winter there is a strong possibility of snowfall and colder temperatures of between 8 and 10 degrees Celsius.
More mature holiday makers can visit Carew Castle adjacent to the aptly named Castle Beach. Although a ruin now, Carew Castle was painted by William Turner in 1832 in its full glory. Well preserved with towering turrets, high-reaching walls, soaring windows and grand fire-places, you can almost smell the history in the air and imagine yourself transported back in time, as Lord or Lady of the Court. Or visit Manobier Castle with its very own smugglers passage.
Family run, The Moorings is situated on the High Street and has a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere and uses locally sourced or home-grown ingredients. During the day, it is a cafe and at nights, is transformed into a cozy restaurant. Start your day with real American pancakes or a ‘Big Bouy Breakfast’.
The Blue Ball, found in Upper Frog Street, is rustic and charming and offers a wide selection of sea food as well as Welsh Lamb or Beef, provided by local farmers. A separate children’s menu is available.
The Plantagenet in Tudor Square is housed in Tenby’s oldest building and has played host to Presidents, actors and politicians, offering light bites, full meals and real ales. They are also dog friendly.
Art and Culture.
Tenby Museum and Art Gallery offers an insight into the history of Tenby with locally found artefacts, as well as paintings by local artists, a ‘pirate jail’ and a WW2 exhibit. Also worth visiting are the White Lion Gallery and LLewellyn’s Gallery.
The Lifeboat Bar on St Julian’s Street is a lively pub with live music every Tuesday and Sunday and the bar itself is made from an old wooden lifeboat.
Tenby House, on Tudor Square, offers quick service, a dance floor, sofas to relax on and pool tables.
The Prince of Wales has the honour of being Tenby’s only nightclub, offering takeaway food and is open late.
All aboard a jet board boat to take a Seal Safari, with qualified and knowledgeable local guides, to get up close and personal with some adorable furry friends or take an Island Cruise in a catamaran around Caldey Island to see the smugglers’ caves. In July/August, take a 2-hour Sunset Cruise, relaxing with a sun-downer.
Activities with Children.
Children can immerse themselves in a day of fun at Heatherton World of Activities, learn about various animals at Anna’s Welsh Zoo or get wild and wet zorbing at the Dinosaur Park.
In the summer there is plenty to see and do with weekly events such as children’s entertainment, treasure hunts and falconry demonstrations, then perhaps a picnic on Castle Beach, just a stone’s throw away, with a vista that stretches as far as the eye can see.
On the High Street is a Tesco’s Convenience Store, open until 11p.m. Londis on Trafalgar Road is open until 10p.m and Four Seasons Grocer and Florist on Upper Park Road offers an unrivalled selection of the freshest fruit and vegetables.