Sheridans Guides to Great Britan & Ireland




Tenby, Pembrokeshire

Tenby meaning little town of the fishes or little fortress of the fish, is a walled seaside town in Pembrokeshire, South West Wales, lying on Carmarthen Bay. Notable features of Tenby include 2.5 miles (4.0 km) of sandy beaches; the 13th century medieval town walls, including the Five Arches barbican gatehouse ; 15th century St. Mary's Church; the Tudor Merchant's House (National Trust); a museum with art gallery; and the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, part of Wales' only coastal National Park. Boats sail from Tenby's harbour to the offshore monastic Caldey Island, while St Catherine's Island is linked to the town at low tide. The town is served by Tenby railway station.

Map of Tenby