Planning a family holiday and not sure where to start? Why not consider booking a self catering cottage in lively Tenby. The charming harbour town of Tenby is ideal for a short or longer break in a holiday cottage.
Think buckets and spades, stunning scenery and ice cream, Tenby boasts blue flag beaches, including a small beach at the scenic harbour. It has been a holiday destination since Victorian days and has a welcoming atmosphere and an abundance of things to do and see.
Check out our wide range of self catering holiday cottages in Tenby and spend your next vacation in this enchanting area.
Why Rent a Holiday Cottage in Tenby?
When you are out and about in this area walking and exploring, you will find stunning views along the coastal path and wooded routes to the nearby village of Saundersfoot. Other great outdoor activities in Tenby and Pembrokeshire include climbing surfing, kite surfing, horse riding and sailing.
From the harbour, weather permitting you can take a boat trip to the tranquil Island of Caldey, which has been occupied by various orders of monks over the years. The Cistercian order still lives in the Abbey, which is a short walk from the landing stage. The Island is also renowned for its wildlife including Atlantic grey seals which can be spotted from the cliff paths.
There are attractive Georgian houses on the cliffs, a Norman Castle and some original medieval town walls which hide a maze of little cobbled streets with unusual shops and fantastic places to eat and drinks.
Exploring Tenby’s Attractions During your Holiday Stay
The National Trust owns the Tudor Merchant House on Quay Hill in a narrow cobbled alley overlooking the harbour. Visit the house and experience how the merchant’s family lived and how it would have looked back in the 1500s; it is the oldest house in Tenby. The merchant traded in vinegar, sea coal and spice.
The glorious Carew Castle has a history dating back over the last 2000 years. The castle is set in a spectacular location, looking over the mill pond. You can take a leisurely stroll through the grounds and enjoy a picnic whilst sitting viewing the castle and the surrounding countryside.
Tenby Museum and Art Gallery is the oldest self-governing museum in Wales, its history of the town, gives visitors and local people a sense of place and heritage, telling a wonderful story of times gone by.
You are guaranteed a fun family day out at Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo. Set in the countryside near to Tenby, you will find six amusement and activity zones, which can be enjoyed whatever the weather.
Heatherton World of Activities is open all year round, whatever the weather, catering for all ages groups. You will have an adrenalin-fueled day of fun here. Activities include a treetop trail, go-karting, adventure golf and a maze reopened in the summer of 2012.
Places To Rent A Holiday Cottage in Tenby
You will find an abundance of self catering cottages in Tenby to choose from as it is a great family holiday seaside destination.
The lively fishing village of Saundersfoot is situated at the base of a wooded valley on the stunning Pembrokeshire coast and is just 3 miles from Tenby.
The sandy beaches are a haven for sun worshipers and are great for relaxing bathing, from the harbour there are opportunities to fish and sail. You will find good quality restaurants and cafes in this area, serving fantastic local produce. This can be a very popular holiday cottage destination during peak season, so visit web cottage and book your perfect holiday cottage.
Fishguard consists of two separate areas the old harbour in the lower town and the main town on the clifftop. The lower town is a very charming place to stay in a self catering cottage as this is where the river Gwaun meets the sea. There is a range of pubs, shops and cafes in this typical fishing village, known for its herring trade.
The little town of Narbeth over the years has become the arts and crafts centre of Pembrokeshire and is an excellent place to stay in a self catering cottage or visit just for the day. You can spend the day viewing ceramic galleries, boutiques and antique shops or visit the castle with its educational artefacts.