The walled town of Tenby is a picture postcard destination, with its pastel houses spread over the cliffs and sandy bays. Set on the remote edge of the south Pembrokeshire coast, the town was relatively unknown until the Victorian era. Since then, Tenby has allured visitors with its elegance and classic beach town vibe. A fun break undoubtedly awaits you at your Tenby holiday cottage.
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Vacation Rental Price Information in Tenby
This graph displays average prices of the vacation rentals and holiday apartments located in Tenby. Vacation rental prices are the highest in August (8/10 - 8/17). In January (1/20 - 1/27), prices will hit an average low of $252 per night.
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What to eat in Tenby
Experience ocean front dining culture in full swing at Tenby, where waterfront restaurants are the high point of any itinerary. A number of cafes are pet-friendly, so don't be too surprised if there's a dog lounging by the next table! Blueberry's Restaurant has an excellent breakfast choice of scones, cakes, pies, and baguettes.
The Bay of Bengal offers soothing sea views and succulent Indian fare, while Barbucci entices with its Indian and Bangladeshi delicacies. The pet-friendly Buccaneer Pub houses a sunny beer garden where guests are served generous portions of pub grub and chilled beer. Complete the treat with a stop at Cadwaladers Ice Cream Shop.
Weather in Tenby
The best time to visit Tenby is during summer, when the famous Welsh blue sky makes its appearance. It does get crowded as holidaymakers arrive from Swansea, Cardiff and further afield, so try to book your Tenby holiday cottage well in advance. If you visit in spring or autumn, you'll get more peace and quiet, plus there will be some good discounts on Tenby holiday lettings.
What to do in Tenby
Known as "Little England Beyond Wales", Tenby delights with its pubs, ice cream parlours and cafes that are perfect for people-watching. Popular among the town's attractions is the glassblower demonstrating his craft — you can even buy some handcrafted ornamental glassware here. The 15th-century St Mary's Church is hard to miss with its towering spire and carved ceiling bosses.
Walk down to the harbour from your holiday cottage and take a cruise to the monastic Caldey Island, a haven for bird watchers and an oasis of calm. Tenby’s Welsh name, Dinbych-y-Pysgod, translates as 'Little Fortress of the Fish'. A fishing expedition will prove this name quite right. Meanwhile, the sandy Freshwater East Beach beguiles with its scenic coastal paths, sand dunes and wildlife.
Fancy riding through Welsh dramatic coasts and woodlands on a handsome horse? Look no further than Nolton Stables where even novices are welcome. For insider information on Tenby's resident pirates, aliens and witches, try the Tenby Ghost Walk, which takes visitors through some of the town's eeriest corners. And afterwards, come home and unwind in your Tenby holiday home.
Art and culture in Tenby
The Art Matters & White Lion St Gallery features a great selection of sculptures, ceramics, prints, and paintings. There's also Babi-Beau cafe, which regularly hosts arts & crafts sessions, children's parties, sewing and mask-making workshops.
The oldest independent museum in Wales, the Tenby Museum and Art Gallery, sits beautifully atop Castle Hill. You can also enjoy informative videos of the launching of the life boat and its recovery at the Tenby Lifeboat Station. For some more art and history, go to Quay Hill, right above the harbour, where Tudor Merchants House recounts the life of a wealthy 16th-century merchant .
Family holidays in Tenby
Kids and adults alike will enjoy Battlefield Live, an outdoor combat gaming experience. For some more physical action, the indoor Blue Lagoon Water Park has everything from rapids, slides and lazy waves. Dinosaur Park is another value-for-money attraction that'll keep the kids happy and occupied for at least half a day. Say hello to the animals at Anna's Welsh Zoo where wallabies and llamas eagerly await your arrival.
The medieval harbour town of Tenby has a unique atmosphere and an endless selection of fun activities for all the family. Book your Tenby holiday cottage now to see what the fuss is all about.
Trips and excursions from Tenby
For sweeping views of Caldey Island, head to the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path. The rival village of Saunderfoot lies just three miles away from Tenby and has a nice harbour, a sandy beach and cafes. Those in the mood to venture further out can drive down Wales' south-west coast to discover its rugged landscapes and unique culture.
What to visit in Tenby
Manor Wildlife Park
Also known as Anna's Welsh Zoo, after TV presenter and owner Anna Ryder Richardson, this 52-acre park houses endangered species such as oryxes, Damara zebras, tapirs and Sumatran tigers.
Wander around the castle's atmospheric ramparts and walls, and visit the onsite water mill. Kids love the grazing ponies, gargoyles and beautiful stained glass chapel window.
Tenby Lifeboat Station
Established in 1852, this historic lifeboat station enjoys its clifftop setting while providing comprehensive information on the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.
Heatherton World of Activities
Kids and adults alike can take their pick from zip-lining, rifle shooting, high-rope climbing, archery, paintball and water zorbing among other activities. Even your dog can have fun here, on the dog agility track.
Visit Castle Beach for its dramatic cliff views, and soft golden sandy beaches, perfect for building sand castles, basking in the sun or enjoying a leisurely swim. Shore facilities include toilets, a cafe and a museum/art gallery.
Information about vacation rentals in Tenby
|🏡 Vacation rentals available||2,847 homes|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 56%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$95|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Pets allowed, Internet and Pool|
|🐾 Pet friendly homes||588 homes|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||255 homes|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the typical price of a vacation home in Tenby?
Accommodation prices in Tenby start at $95 per night.
What is the typical availability of House rental in Tenby?
We found 2,847 vacation homes in Tenby available for your next trip.
What are the most popular vacation home amenities in Tenby?
When looking to book a vacation home in Tenby, the most requested amenities include Pets allowed, Internet, and Pool.
How many House rental and Apartment rental can I find in Tenby?
Tenby has 2,847 House rental and Apartment rental available to book.
Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Tenby?
Yes, there are 588 pet-friendly vacation rentals in Tenby, with an average nightly price of $413.
What's the best month to visit Tenby?
The warmest time of year in Tenby is July and August, with the nightly price of a vacation home starting at $95.
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